Why your children should not do homework 5 min read
School assignments: why they can sometimes do more harm than good.
10 of the best books to improve reading comprehension in young children 1 min read
As a librarian, here are a few of my favourite books for young children. Do you have any of these on your child's bookshelf?
Three simple ways to improve your child's reading comprehension 5 min read
Simple activities you can do at home to encourage literacy.
How volunteering helps your child 1 min read
Volunteering teaches us that everyone is valuable, thus developing ethical behaviour.
Why What We Are Teaching Children About Food is Wrong 1 min read
Food educator Stephanie Alexander joins our panel this week to talk about the Kitchen Garden Foundation and how this is transforming the way Aussie children view food.
Surefire Ways to Stop Your Child Procrastinating 6 min read
The pattern is always the same. Staying up late to complete homework that could have been started earlier and assignments finished in a frantic last-minute rush. What do you do when your child is a procrastinator?
Busting the myths on dyslexia 1 min read
Education manager and expert on reading interventions, Dr Samantha Hornery, busts some myths about dyslexia.
3 Ways Parents Can Build Their Child’s Resilience 1 min read
There are multiple skills for parents and children to master when it comes to helping them be more resilient. Here are three:
The Best Way to Help Kids Cope with Challenges 4 min read
Are we seeing a generation of increasingly fragile kids in need of toughening up?