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  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Boys

    After harnessing the imaginations of millions of girls with a wave of nonfiction books aimed at empowering women, such as bestseller Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the book world is now preparing a clutch of inspirational titles for boys, portraying an “alternative type of hero … a man who checks his privilege and who is kind, selfless, courageous and not afraid to stand up for what’s right”.

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  • This isn’t in English, but how fascinating is this video. A Moving MRI showing what happens when ee speak-regardless of the language.

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  • Advice If Your Child Isn’t Reading

    Parent-Tested, Expert-Recommended Advice for When Your Child Isn’t Reading Yet
    by Laura Lambert
    Anyone who’s spoken to me recently has gotten an earful about the topic of struggling readers, the pitfalls of new-fangled reading curriculums, the unreasonable demands of first grade and why don’t they just do worksheets in school anymore?! Mostly, I’m just grasping for something to blame or something to explain why my son, a first grader, seems to struggle so much with reading.

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  • One Man’s Journey to Overcome the Silence Autism May Bring

    A young autistic man fights to help others, like him, who were born without the ability to communicate.

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  • This is Food for Thought on our Education System

    We will get Australian students back to the top of the class," Malcolm Turnbull declared last year as he announced David Gonski would lead an investigation into how to raise educational standards in Australian schools.

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  • New Alzheimer’s Definition Proposed

    Alzheimer’s researchers have proposed a radical change in the way the disease is defined, focusing on biological changes in the body rather than clinical symptoms such as memory loss and cognitive decline.

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  • Phonics Testing for Year Ones

    Phonics test for year-one kids offers lots of benefits and no downside
    Many people in education circles are keen for the impending Gonski 2.0 report. But their eagerness was far outweighed by educators' fervour to see the results of South Australia's trial of the contentious phonics check. The just-released evaluation confirms what the check's advocates have been arguing: children need it and teachers like it.

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  • Managing Feelings and Self-regulating Tips

    Why is self-regulation important for mental health?
    Self-regulation skills are linked to how well children manage many other tasks during early childhood. For example, as a child learns how to self-regulate, skills such as concentrating, sharing and taking turns develop.

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  • Five Ways to Help Reading Fluency

    Reading fluency is the ability to read with sufficient ease, accuracy, and expression, providing a bridge between word recognition and comprehension. To help students become more fluent, many educators assume that reading more is the key, and therefore require students to read silently for several minutes a day. The problem, however, is that silent reading is not proven to help build reading fluency in struggling readers.

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  • Tips On Learning To Talk

    This article gives a brief introduction to language development and includes age-appropriate activities for language-building for children birth to 3 years old.

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