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Raising Homework From the Dead: 5 ways to make it alive again

There has been a lot of negative press surrounding the much maligned β€œhomework” recently. In fact, it has been getting a bad rap for decades. Everyone is touting studies that show little or no correlation between performance and homework, while others say that any evidence that does exist between improved achievement and homework lacks a… Continue reading Raising Homework From the Dead: 5 ways to make it alive again

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Inspiring Kids with Science (and a Gummy Bear Investigation)

For this post, I will be channelling my inner nerd. πŸ‘“ I really am a geekΒ at heart. Most of my family and friends already know this about me. I love libraries and second hand book shops, travelling, taking photos, nature, watching documentaries and exploring the environment around me. My two favourite subjects at school have… Continue reading Inspiring Kids with Science (and a Gummy Bear Investigation)

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Student Goal Setting: A smart idea for 2016

As we start yet another year and head back to school after the holidays, it is important that kids, just like their parents, set goals or ‘new year’s resolutions’. Goal setting isn’t just for grown-ups! Every January before students return to the classroom, I e-mail my clients and encourage them to sit down with their… Continue reading Student Goal Setting: A smart idea for 2016