How Teachers and Students Can Stay Connected During Coronavirus Closures

The world is in turmoil. Many countries have implemented lockdown measures to mitigate the spread of the new coronavirus and protect the most vulnerable members of their communities. These measures include shutting down most schools in Australia.  So, just like millions of people worldwide, students are experiencing radical and unprecedented changes in their lives. They …

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Prioritising Self-Care as a Parent (Especially Now!)

Having children is probably the most rewarding, yet demanding experience one can go through. Being a parent is certainly a rollercoaster of mixed emotions! From the positive feelings when your child speaks their first words, falls asleep in your arms, makes their first steps, starts school, smothers you with hugs and “I love yous”, to …

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STEAM Education: Benefits And How To Apply It In Your Classroom

STEAM is a modern educational approach that exposes students to diverse fields and their interconnectedness, while encouraging deep thinking and meaningful research. The acronym “STEAM” stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. The “A” (Arts—which include liberal arts, language arts, music, design thinking, and fine arts) is a relatively new and welcome addition that …

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Are You Acting Or Reacting In The Classroom? How To Be A Proactive Teacher

There’s no such thing as smooth sailing in a classroom. But if you find yourself once too often scrambling to remedy unexpected mishaps or to restore the peace, then you’re doing something wrong. You’re letting events, and your students, catch you off guard. You are reacting instead of acting—and it’s not working either for you …

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Why Play is an Essential Therapeutic Tool

Neurobiology (the physical wiring of the brain) – where do we begin? This is one of my favourite topics because it is the foundation of everything – behaviour, relationships, emotions, impulse control, learning, etc. As humans, we are social animals who are wired to play in order to learn and explore the world, relationships with …

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Learning to Hold Yourself to Hold Your Clients: Essential Self Care for the Busy Therapist

Being a therapist can be one of the most rewarding, yet demanding jobs out there. It can certainly be a rollercoaster ride! From the positive feelings when your client starts to make progress in therapy, to the stress of managing risk in clients and the incredible amount of work required to support a client through …

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ConnectED: How To Cut Down On Behaviour Management In The Classroom

The relationship between a child and their teacher can influence the way a child feels about education and the behaviour they exhibit in the classroom. In order to achieve this kind of influence, educators must pick the right approach that will create a positive learning environment and build trust between them and their students. The …

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