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Five Things To Know About Screen Time Right Now

Last updated: 01/04/2018

After another round of holidays, it's safe to assume, a lot of children have been diving into more media use than usual. Some may now have new electronic toys and gadgets, or have

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The Light At The End Of The Childhood Tunnel – The Busy Mom Diary

Last updated: 01/03/2018

When we become parents, every bleak reality comes to the fore. Perhaps it wasn’t that way once. But most mothers know the feeling of looking at every stranger with suspicion and

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What are your hopes for education in 2018?

Last updated: 01/03/2018

It's that time of year again: with Christmas gluttony behind us, it's time to look sharp and make some 2018 resolutions. So we asked a variety of educators about their hopes and wi

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Why you are both right. Early Years vs Traditional teaching

Last updated: 01/02/2018

This blog has taken an age to write. Partly because I realised I needed to read more Early Years research before wading in and partly because I am genuinely torn between the teachi

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5 Ways To Encourage Your Child To Exercise More

Last updated: 01/02/2018

British children are some of the least active in the world, according to a new study, presented to the International Congress On Physical Activity and Public Health.  Only 15% of

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8 mistakes teachers make when integrating iPads in the classroom | Erintegration

Last updated: 01/01/2018

Email Integrating iPads into the classroom is a learning curve – whether you are a seasoned pro adjusting to the new iOS update or brand new to using iPads in the classroom.  He

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Response: Mistakes Made in Writing Instruction & What To Do Instead

Last updated: 01/01/2018

The new "question-of-the-week" is: What is the biggest mistake teachers make in writing instruction, and what should they do instead? We teachers make lots of mistakes in writing

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12 of The Best Books for School Leaders

Last updated: 01/01/2018

12 of The Best Books for School Leaders Successful school leaders are those who inspire, innovate, motivate, empower and  create engaging school culture conducive to meaningful le

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Analysis: Education technology startup funding rebounds, but what is ‘edtech’?

Last updated: 12/31/2017

Education technology is heating up again. Yet edtech’s most fervent promoters may be masking the industry’s breadth by lumping everything digital under the monolithic label “

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10 Simple Ways to Be A Better Parent

Last updated: 12/31/2017

There’s no doubt that we want our children to become healthy, happy, responsible and productive. And oh the things we do, the energy we exert, and the money we spend to try to ma

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