Month: March 2018

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Kids and Screen Time: Why Parents Should ‘Drop the Guilt’

A new book urges parents to 'embrace the good' that screens can offer. We speak to the author Anya Kamenetz.

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Best of the Web: Why Homework Matters, Helping Boys Enjoy Reading, and the Kids Beating Stress with a Journal

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Helping Children Build Resilience

Best known for raising awareness about anxiety and depression, beyondblue has now produced resources to support children develop resilience.

Community Connections – Kardinia International College

Kardinia International College student Louis Hehir's campaign to promote organ donations goes all the way to Canberra.

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Best of the Web: The Importance of Play, Advice if your Child is a Quitter, Tech Means Trouble Holding Pencils, and Stop Nagging Kids not to Forget

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Ten Resolutions: How to Become a More Grateful Parent

Leading psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Madeline Levine suggests some essential parenting principles.

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Bullying: It’s No Longer Left at the School Gate

The first step in creating a world without bullying is to lead by example, writes Independent Schools Victoria Chief Executive Michelle Green.

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Community Connections – The Geelong College

In our new series, we showcase the great community work of Independent school students and staff. In this post, we look at the work...

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eSafety Commissioner: We must all Step Up to Support Young Australians to Combat Cyberbullying (and Seek Help)

Independent Schools Victoria is encouraging schools to get involved in the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. In this post, eSafety Commissioner...