How To Ace Your Writing Skills

Writing is often seen as the hardest key learning area. All sorts of things go through your head, and you start asking yourself: Where do I start? What do I write? Does it make sense? How do I write? We hear these questions all the time when new students are asked to write an essay.…

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How To Prepare For NAPLAN in Year 5

As children get older, the way they learn and retain information changes. There’s no ‘one size fits all’ learning style and primary school is the best time to test each style to determine which one works best for your child. NAPLAN begins in Year 3, and students sit their second NAPLAN test which means they’re…

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5 Tips for Balancing Work, Children and Life

I think it is safe to say you would much rather be anywhere but work on most days. After coming home from a long day where your boss has been barking orders, the first thing you want to do is take your shoes off and just relax. Well that is what we dream of… Add…

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How To Help Your Children Cope With The Year 7 Workload

Starting year 7 is like a mixed bag of lollies. Each day is always different and you never know what kind of emotions your children are going to feel with any given situation! From nervousness, to excitement and confusion — starting a new grade, let alone one in a new environment, with new procedures, new…

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How to help your child catch up in reading and comprehension

Reading is one of the most important skills a child can learn at a young age. It’s fundamental in all subjects such as maths, science and geography! Helping your child with reading and comprehension can be a difficult task because there are so many different analytical factors that come into play. Not only are they…

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How to deal with your child’s lack of motivation/confidence 

Many parents worry over their child’s performance and are always concerned about their motivation. A big problem in today’s world is children’s addiction to technology and children spending chunks of time on the ps4, Xbox 1, their iphones or laptops instead of investing this time into their school work. Parents must understand that children do need a…

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How To Give Practical HSC Time Management Advice To Your Child

The HSC these days are very different to the HSC you may have sat a long time ago. The expectations are different, the curriculum are different and the subjects are different.   So how do you go about giving up-to-date and practical time management advice to your kids who are piled under a heap of…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Children’s Study Skills

Parents wear many hats: guardian, coach and confidante among others. One of the most important hats children often dread their parents to wear is that of teacher. But parents willingly put on this hat because they are genuinely concerned about their children’s education. Often times, study sessions with Mom and Dad can turn turbulent. One…

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