Primary

EDUCATION: Do you use incentives to motivate children at school?

It's well known that success in school is closely associated with how much motivation a child has to learn. But how do you motivate a child to learn, and do incentives really work?

Places & Spaces

EDUCATION: Reduce, recycle, reuse… reread

One of the most sustainable resources available to families that is so often forgotten about can be found in the centre of every community.

Primary

EDUCATION: Why effort matters

Effort doesn't come naturally. So how can you help your child grow healthier habits of mind?

Preschool

PLAY: How to create a nature place space

We chat to George Davidson of GDL Nature Play Spaces to find out more about nature play and discover how you can bring a little nature play into your own backyard.

News

NEWS: New Baringa Football Club kicks off with free clinic

The new Baringa Football Club at Aura introduces the international sport to kids with a free clinic.

Books

NEWS: Children creating children’s books

Wombat Books is running two challenges for Aussie kids to inspire their author and illustrator creativity.

Preschool

BOOKS: 14 great books for kids to curl with up this winter

When the temperatures drop, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. Here's some great books for kids (and you!) to curl up with this winter.

Noticeboard

NOTICEBOARD: Ascot State School - putting the A in STEAM

Ascot State School has put the A in STEAM this week, celebrating ART WEEK with a range of creative workshops.

Parenting Files

PARENTING: Imagination – should we set boundaries?

Does your child have a vivid imagination that lands them in ‘trouble’?

Education

EDUCATION: The FOUR Cs. Creativity in the 21st century classroom

What is the best education approach to prepare our kids for the modern world?

Education

EDUCATION: A Glasser Quality School 
in Sunshine Beach

For over 24 years, Sunshine Beach State School has used William Glasser’s Choice Theory as the psychological base in their classroom. We chat to Principal Jenny Easey to find out more.

Education

EDUCATION: The importance of the imagination and creativity

Creativity and imagination are as important as ABC. So how do we cultivate creativity in our little ones?