Why teachers are the unsung heroes of the worldEducation
On World Teachers’ Day (Australia), here’s a reminder of why our sons’ teachers rock.
The secrets to successful praiseEducation by Kate Casey
Discover why praise for effort, as opposed to praise for ability, could be the key to your son’s learning success.
How ‘mindful learning’ can help kids thriveEducation
Mindfulness expert Dr Richard Chambers makes the case for integrating mindfulness into mainstream education.
How to choose a school for your sonEducation
Choosing a school for your son can seem like an overwhelming decision. These 14 considerations will help you make the right choice.
Wagging school – the worrying stats affecting your sonEducation by Kate Casey
This is why skipping school can have a serious impact on your son’s academic and social development.
9 reasons boys need to readEducation by Paul Stewart
Head of English and father Paul Stewart explains why teenage boys need to read, and offers some tips to help your son fall in love with literature.
How movement helps boys learnEducation by Jennifer L.W. Fink
Here’s how to harness your son’s fidgeting and help him learn, despite the squirm.
Homework: how to help him get it rightEducation by Harb Gill
When it comes to homework, are parents (and teachers) asking the wrong questions? Here’s why one of Australia’s top teaching and learning experts believes we need a new perspective.
How feedback can unlock your son’s learning potentialEducation by Harb Gill
Learning guru Professor John Hattie talks feedback with Harb Gill. Feedback can double the speed of learning, we are told. Yes, says learning guru Professor John Hattie, but what students need is not just any feedback but rather clear feedback about ‘where to next’. “That turns out to be the most powerful form of feedback,” […]
3 rules to spark learningEducation
In this 6-minute TED talk, chemistry teacher Ramsay Musallam explains why the true role of the educator is to cultivate curiosity.