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Investigating the impact of learning through play at school

Last updated: 04/08/2021

Learning Through Play at School is a pioneering research study that investigates how playful approaches to teaching and learning are applied in the classroom. The four-year...

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Pandemic Burnout: Your Tween Is Over It and So Are You

Last updated: 04/08/2021

It is hard to believe that roughly a year ago, the world as we knew it changed completely. As we patiently wait at the precipitous of the return to relatively normal days, many...

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8 Steps to Becoming a Mindful Mum

Last updated: 04/08/2021

Last year I spent the year trying to make progress on a massive personal level. I find myself sometimes becoming so lost in life and worries, stresses and concerns. I let myself...

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Former foster kid on road to changing child welfare system

Last updated: 04/08/2021

'Our theory of change is it’s the system that’s defective, not the child. And if you need to correct a defective system, you need to go after the system designers, which are the...

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Developmental Dislike of Parents During Early Adolescence

Last updated: 04/07/2021

"If there's two of us and only one of him, how come we feel outnumbered all the time?" The question amounted to this. “Our 13-year-old either wants nothing to do with me, or...

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How artificial intelligence is already assisting parenting

Last updated: 04/07/2021

I remember a while back I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about what joys would ensue if we could “Okay Google” parenting. But the truth is, we are already living in a world where...

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13 Effective Study Strategies to Help Students Learn - MindShift

Last updated: 04/07/2021

13 Effective Study Strategies to Help Students Learn Caroline Smith Copy Link  (tomozina/iStock) Between kindergarten and twelfth grade, students are expected to learn how to...

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Teaching union urges schools to stop 'parent bombing' of online classes

Last updated: 04/07/2021

The switch to remote learning during lockdown left teachers on the receiving end of verbal abuse and “parent bombing” as well as taunts on social media, with little support or...

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Kindness: How You Can Teach Children to Care for Others

Last updated: 04/07/2021

Ability to recognize, feel, and respond to the needs and suffering of others. Martin Richard lost his life when the second of two bombs exploded near the finish line of the...

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Why It's Time to Elevate and Celebrate Teachers and Teaching

Last updated: 04/06/2021

*Although this post was written in 2016, it is more important now than ever for us to celebrate the impact teachers have. Over the past year, most teachers have done everything...

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