Increasing Risk Taking In The Classroom

Ashleigh Underwood

No doubt we have all experienced the anticipation; waiting patiently, tapping a red pen, possibly even nervously biting our nails, eager to tick or cross our answers to that test. Whether it’s the weekly trivia quiz or a Year 5 spelling exam, all of us have experienced the desire to find out whether or not

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Inclusive Education… Making Sure That Parents Are Part Of The Picture

Sonja Walker

Most teachers chose their profession because they love working with children. You might be one of them. You love to inspire young minds, enjoy sharing your passions and perhaps you even quite like the challenge that comes with transforming reluctant learners into confident classroom contributors.

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The Importance And Possibilities Of Play

Kim Moroney

Play matters! In fact, there has never been a more prolific time than now for research into the importance of play. In this blog post, Kim Moroney Education Officer of Early Learning at the Catholic Schools Office in Newcastle advocates for the importance of play for every child.

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Setting Up Your Classroom For The Year Ahead

Heidi Overbye

With over 60,000 instagram followers, Heidi Overbye  inspires teachers around the world with her creative flair,  spectacular learning spaces and inspiring lessons on a daily basis. Here she shares five ways to help prepare teachers for the school year ahead.

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How To Support Students Who Struggle With Separation Anxiety

Sonja Walker

Separation anxiety is common in many children, and teachers all over the country deal with it every year.  Sonja Walker, Founder of Kids First Children’s Services shares her successful strategies for supporting both children and parents.

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Gardening Within The School

Kylie McGregor

At Kindlehill School located in the semi-rural setting within the Blue Mountains area,  it is usual to find students playing inside a pea teepee, eating and picking  peas and beans from the living structure.

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