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Teaching our children empathy

Teaching our children empathy

How to teach our children empathy: Some find empathy natural and others need a helping hand. The good news is, empathy is teachable and learnable. Like with all social and emotional intelligence skills, the earlier you start, the better. Madhavi Nawana Parker from Positive Minds Australia gives us her 5 favourite strategies to help young people become ’empathy aware’.

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Raising girls who like themselves

Raising girls who like themselves

Raising Girls Who Like Themselves details the seven qualities that enable girls to thrive and arm themselves against a world that tells them they are flawed. Packed with practical, evidence-based advice, it is the indispensable guide to raising a girl who is happy and confident in herself. We chatted authors, Kasey and Chris, on KIDDO chats about these qualities and how we can work to instil them in our own daughters, so they too will grow up liking themselves. You can listen to the full episode on your podcast app (this is a must-listen for parents of girls!), but we’ve rounded up just a small excerpt of their invaluable insights to get you started!

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Education tailor-made for boys: Why a boys’ school?

Education tailor-made for boys: Why a boys’ school?

If you’re a parent looking into private schooling options, you might be wondering about the value of a single gender education environment. We’ve worked with the team at Blackfriars to look at the way, as a school for boys, they focus on learning that addresses not only how to excel in academics, but also how our boys can grow into young men of character – with integrity and empathy.

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Playing to learn at St Mary’s College

Playing to learn at St Mary’s College

St Mary’s College Adelaide is leading the way with their play-based, inquiry learning approach, starting with the building blocks, quite literally, for the absolute youngest in the St Mary’s community.

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SLEEP & STARTING SCHOOL

SLEEP & STARTING SCHOOL

RESETTING THE BODY CLOCKS OF YOUR KIDDOS: If the summer holidays has resulted in a slip towards later bedtimes and morning sleep ins, now is the time to start adjusting in preparation for school next week!

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The Tutor Doctor difference

The Tutor Doctor difference

Tutor Doctor is a one-to-one, in home and online tutoring company that works with students of all age groups, across all subject matter. Find out more about how Tutor Doctor can uncover your child’s unique way of learning.

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Shining Soles Toddler Music & Movement Program

Shining Soles Toddler Music & Movement Program

Launching in Precious Cargo Centres across Adelaide in 2021, Shining Soles is a brand new mobile music, movement and mindfulness program for children aged 2-5 years, designed to integrate music and movement with early literacy and learning! 

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What is STEM?

What is STEM?

We hear a lot about STEM. It’s an area that, every year, educators are increasingly focused on when looking for more effective and meaningful ways to connect with and engage students. But what does STEM mean exactly? And what does it look like in a Primary School environment? We chat with Deborah Hansen, the Numeracy and STEM Coach at St Raphael’s School about what STEM means, why it’s important for our kids, and some common approaches for STEM education in the classroom.

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10 tips for keeping teens safe online during schoolies

10 tips for keeping teens safe online during schoolies

Navigating Schoolies with kids determined to celebrate, have a great time, stay safe and manage alcohol, sex and drugs are hard enough. The additional complexities of the online world must be included in our safety message. With that in mind, here are some tips from Jacqueline Jayne, Security Awareness Advocate APAC at KnowBe4, for the kids staying safe online during Schoolies.

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10 tips you NEED to know BEFORE starting solids

10 tips you NEED to know BEFORE starting solids

Starting solids is an exciting but confusing milestone for you and your bub! There are so many questions about starting solids, how and when to do it, what foods to offer… Tiny Hearts Education have put together the top 10 tips to make the transition go as smoothly as possible!

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Choosing the right childcare centre for your child… as easy as A B C

Choosing the right childcare centre for your child… as easy as A B C

How do you pick the right childcare centre for your child? It truly can be one of the toughest decisions you have to make because let’s be honest, leaving your children with qualified strangers is a bizarre concept. Chelsea Oliver takes us through some of the questions we should ask ourselves, and the centre, when trying to choose the right child care for our kiddos.

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