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Best of the Web: a Teenager’s Guide to Arguing with Parents, Play School Deals with Death and Grief, Why Young People Don’t Trust the Media, and more

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

/ 6 September 2019
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Der Cellospieler (The Cello Player), by Nathaniel Jackson

The Short Story Competition run as part of our Arts Learning Festival showcased the creative talents of Victorian students. We’ve asked winners to record...

/ 23 August 2019
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Big Ideas for Small Readers: Kids’ Book of the Year winners

Contemporary social issues are explored by many winners of the Children's Book Council of Australia 2019 Book of the Year Awards.

/ 23 August 2019
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Want your Kids to Reach their Goals? Motivate them to Practice Hard Things

New research shows that by teaching our children to practice the right way, they can reach their goals, and become reliable and dependable. By...

/ 23 August 2019
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The Parents' Website | Young boy writing a story

The Moment, by Archer Tatham-Thompson

The Short Story Competition run as part of our Arts Learning Festival showcased the creative talents of Victorian students. We’ve asked winners to record...

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Andrew Fuller: Reigniting your Teenager’s Motivation

Is your teenager in a winter slump? Study routines ditched? Leading clinical psychologist and author Andrew Fuller offers some practical advice on firing up...

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Are you Putting your Child Off Reading?

Choosing books for your child? Forcing them to read? New research reveals the things that are turning children off reading.

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Best of the Web: Should you Push your Child to do Better, Why Music Makes Stronger Students, Getting Siblings to Work it Out, and more

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