EDUCATION: The importance of the 'middle reader' years for creating lifelong readers

Karen McMillan, author of Elastic Island Adventures shares her tips on the importance of reading in the middle years.


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?


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.


EDUCATION: Meet the Principal - King's Christian College

King’s Christian College is a modern school with traditional, proven 
Christian values. We meet Pimpama Campus Principal Mr Russell Meyers 
to find out more about this vibrant, growing school.


EDUCATION: Why effort matters

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


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: 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.


NEWS: Children creating children’s books

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


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.


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: 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: 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?