Helping your child learn effective note-taking skills
Note-taking is an important skill for your child to learn and apply throughout their formal education and also later in life. Here’s some strategies to help them learn how to do it effectively.
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Using response cards to help with homework
In this video, Jason Gibson gives us a clever method for helping kids with their homework that’s a bit different and more engaging than the usual verbal question and response…
Using time trials to help your child learn
Some kids take in information more effectively (and find homework more interesting) if there’s a race or competition involved! In this video, Jason Gibson explains how time trials can help…
Helping your child learn without prompt dependency
Do you find yourself giving your child a lot of prompts when you’re trying to teach them something? Prompt dependency is when they become dependent on these clues to think…
How can I safeguard my child’s wellbeing when they’re learning at home?
Isolation is hard on everyone and learning at home can be challenging, too. Principal Rob Walker discusses how to safeguard your child’s wellbeing at this time.
Why you might want to meet with your child’s school
In this video, Andrew Oberthur, a highly experienced school principal, outlines the reasons that parents usually seek to meet with their child’s school.
What do I do if my child gets a teacher I don’t like?
It can be hard to hide your disappointment if your child gets a teacher you’re not a fan of, but Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, says it’s important for parents…
Should I ask for my child to change classes?
Andrew Oberthur, Primary School Principal, talks about why it’s not always a good idea to ask for your child to change classes when they’re unhappy. Instead, parents and teachers need…
How a growth mindset can be developed through play
(3:03 mins) How a growth mindset can be developed through play
What are the responsibilities of students when they’re learning at home?
What can we ask kids to take responsibility for when they’re learning at home? K-12 principal, Rob Walker, outlines some reasonable expectations.
Preparing Your Child To Start School
Practical tips for making your child's transition to 'big school' as smooth as possible.
Preparing toddlers for childcare or preschool
(4:40 mins) When preparing your child for preschool here are three areas that are essential and they may not be what you think!
How can parents facilitate routines and schedules for kids learning at home?
K-12 Principal, Rob Walker, explains why it’s important to keep students in a routine while they’re learning at home, and suggests a few other things to keep in mind...
Is NAPLAN necessary?
NAPLAN testing has been pretty controversial. Primary school principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses whether it still has a place in our classrooms, and what purpose it can serve.