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Last year I wrote a series of posts on the work my kids do around the house which you can find by clicking here. Over the last couple of months we have changed our approach to the kids’ jobs and also how we have allocated them. Two separate comments helped me make this change. On […]

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This week on the blog I will be featuring posts on the theme of supporting kids’ learning. You can read other posts in this series here: Supporting kids’ learning – study skills and prioritising Helping beginning readers Supporting young people who struggle with maths **********  A fraction wall can be a great visual representation for […]

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This week on the blog I will be featuring posts on the theme of supporting kids’ learning. You can read other posts in this series here: Supporting kids’ learning – study skills and prioritising Helping beginning readers Today’s post is by Anne Vize. Anne is an educational author and former special needs teacher who specialises […]

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This week on the blog I will be featuring posts on the theme of supporting kids’ learning. You can read other posts in this series here: Supporting kids’ learning – study skills and prioritising The post is written by a Melbourne Speech Pathologist, Alison Clarke. I have known Alison for over 10 years and she […]

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This week on the blog I will be featuring posts on the theme of supporting kids’ learning. Once you have kids in school it is often difficult to know: how much to help what help to give and if you are teaching them the right things! I have a couple of fab guest posts lined […]

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Our second son enters year 7 this year. In Victoria, this is the first year of secondary / high school. When my first son went into year 7, I found the year a massive learning curve for me as a parent. At the end of the year I wrote this post sharing my learnings – […]

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