Is handwriting relevant in today’s digital age?Education by Raelene Plozza
Now, more than ever, the teaching of handwriting needs to be integrated into the curriculum, as compared to the more scheduled daily writing drills of the past.
Music: A Pathway to SuccessEducation by Jared Furtado
At times communicating with boys can be a challenge, but music is the universal language that everyone understands.
Why boys will take more risks in the outdoors than in the classroomEducation by Andrew Braddy
Creating a positive learning environment and building strong connections with boys is paramount in their willingness to take risks – both inside and outside the classroom. Mistakes are just a part of their journey and should be celebrated, regardless of the outcome.
Play: why your son’s learning is all fun and gamesEducation by Amelia Barrow
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. However, ELC director Amelia Barrow believes that play has a huge impact on a boy’s cognitive, social and emotional development.
Knowing ‘how to learn’Education by Dr Ray Swann
Today’s children will need more than knowledge to thrive in the workforce.
Gonski 2.0 and what it means for boysEducation by Dr Ray Swann
A focus on learning through experience and the opportunity to develop resilience and purpose will help future-proof boys.
Make your home learner-friendlyEducation by Raelene Plozza
While teachers and boys are focusing on building effective learning dispositions at school, there are many things that families can be doing at home to support their sons to develop these qualities. Being Prepared (Mentally and Physically) Encourage a regular reading regime I cannot stress enough the importance of developing a regular reading regime at […]
Mindfulness – I’ve heard of that!Education by Kay Rogers
Children and adolescents who practise mindfulness show academic improvement, and increased kindness and compassion.
Transition tips for a new school yearEducation by Camilla Fisher
The shift from holiday to school mode can be bumpy but there are things you can do to smooth the way.
Helping your son get prepped for PrepEducation by Bec Cavalôt
You may not be ready for your son to start school. But he’s going anyway… Here are a few top tips from the frontline experts – the prep teachers.