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“I don’t want tuition!”

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Daniel Blore is Manager and Educator at Extended Learning Centres, Mooloolaba So, your child isn’t keen on ‘tutoring’? I don’t blame them!!! Many kids have a negative preconception of tutoring based either on their own experience, “It’s a waste of my time,” or on the schoolyard stigma, “Tuition is for dumb kids.” On average, tuition

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Test results are not everything

Learning Ahead vs. Latest Test Results – the bigger picture

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The best way of effecting long-term student success is to expose students to curriculum ahead of school. When working towards a student’s future, we always take into account the bigger picture and the long-term. This goes to the core of what we do. Over-emphasising test scores. Following the dominant school narrative, parents sometimes don’t realise that they

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Psychology of effective learning, connectivity, confidence

Psychology of Effective Learning

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Great learning requires two vital elements. The bucket of self-belief and the bucket of academics. The bucket of academics will never hold if the bucket of self-belief is not filled. This is the psychology of learning. Every teacher MUST be conscious of it and use it to connect with their students. Having the right positive

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Puberty – empathise with your teenager

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It’s that age and stage at which we all lose control of things a bit. When your child starts making strange decisions and overreacting to tiny things, remember: don’t take it personally, and don’t you overreact in return. In the big picture, these speed-bumps will be forgotten soon enough. Puberty varies between boys and girls,

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Psychology of Happiness for Families and Children

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[VIDEO] 20 short minutes packed with simple advice for parents to reduce stress and increase happiness for themselves and their family. Even picking just a few of these and making the small, mindful effort to implement them can make a great difference to your child’s happiness now and their prospects for the future. Psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg specialises in parenting

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