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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Assessment For Learning – How To Use It Effectively

  Why do some students perform better in school than others? This is an ongoing question which everyone involved in the educational value- chain; teachers, parents and students, constantly seek answers to. The answer may lie in the effective use of Assessment for Learning. What is Assessment for Learning? This is the process of collecting…

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How To Become An Excellent Student

Do you believe some students excel more than others simply because they are predisposed to be smarter at birth? Genetics definitely plays a role in the development of a child’s intellect. There are children who are born with the building blocks that allow them to process information faster than others. But does that mean those…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Try Hard To Study In 2016

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Hard To Study In 2016

An accurate metaphor for acquiring an education is climbing a mountain. As you go up the mountain the challenges become greater, the risks get higher and the demands on the mind, body and spirit are harder. Now let’s take the metaphor a notch up by making the climb a race with other mountaineers. There is…

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