5 Top Tips for Helping Kids…

Transition From School to Holidays  (and back to school) Published by The Great Health Guide  Written by Deb Hopper 5 top tips for helping kids transition from school to holidays (and back to school). Children often anticipate with excitement the thought of change, whether it is going back to school or going on school holidays. As

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7 Teacher Musts to Increase Classroom Productivity

7 Teacher Musts to Increase Classroom Productivity

7 teacher must-knows to increase classroom productivity and create happy, healthy learning environments for ALL children 1.       Have regular movement breaks. We need movement BEFORE we can concentrate. 2.       Observe for clues that children aren’t yet engaged or that attention is lagging. 3.       Incorporate regular muscle breaks to keep concentration going.   4.       Understand that some

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Teachers struggling to support children with autism in class?

Today, another incident of a child with autism being restrained and put in a ‘time-out’ room, hit the headlines in Australia, this time in Hervey Bay, Queensland. (see http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/school-puts-autistic-boy-in-cell-like-room/story-fnihsrf2-1227584707583) This is the THIRD time this has hit headlines in Australia in six months, and situations like this highlight the strain and difficult situations that teachers find

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