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Why screen time for babies, children and adolescents needs to be limited

There is increasing concern about the amount of time children and adolescents are spending in recreational screen time. There’s also increasing controversy over whether or not screen time is actually harmful.

Dyscalculia: ‘maths dyslexia’ or why so many children struggle with numbers

You’ve probably heard of dyslexia, but have you heard of dyscalculia before? Maybe not, given that children with dyscalculia – or mathematical learning difficulties – are less likely to be diagnosed. Read this to see if your child suffers from Dyscalculia and see how you can help him/her. 

‘I was a teacher for 17 years, but I couldn’t read or write’ written by Sarah McDermott

Adult literacy is a vital cog in the development of our society and economy. This fascinating article, which is a true story, highlights the importance of developing a love and habit of reading in adults.    

 

What Teachers Wish Parents Knew written by Robert Taibbi

This heartening article was written with the teacher in mind, but really focuses on the learner's best interest, knowing that parents play a very special and important role in the learner's education.

 

Reasons today's kids are bored at school, feel entitled, have little patience & few real friends written by Jacqueline M

This enlightening article was shared by my school's principal a few days ago. If you have a child or know a child that is in Primary School, please do give this a read!

Are you raising a brat? written by Margot Bertelsmann 

Stumbled upon this article while searching for ways in which parents spoil their children... definitely worth a read! 

How parents' arguments really affect their children edited by Jennifer Clarke and Duncan Walker.

Many times we think our actions go unnoticed by our children... think again! A startling reality is that children's academic performance can be affected by exposure to ongoing conflict. Click to carry on reading!

Is technology impacting my child's social and communications skills? written by Anna Nguyen

A simple exposition of how technology is changing the way our children communicate and socialize. It's never too late to change our behaviour and improve our children's futures!

 

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