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Will you teach my child to read in Kindergarten?

In Kindergarten (the year prior to school), interviews are held with the parents to develop a rapport, and to develop a shared understanding of their child.  Parents are asked about their child’s needs, strengths and interests, and their expectations for

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The Role of Critical Thinking in Children’s Risky Play

Critical thinking, risky play and outdoor learning in the Kindergarten context, arguably the ideal time to establish these important foundations for learning,

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Digital futures and Social Networking

Literature Review Technology is ubiquitous, and intertwined with almost every part of our lives, communities, work, and homes. Research clearly highlights the instinctive nature of technology in student’s lives, particularly teenagers (Bennett & Maton, 2010, p. 323; 2012, p. 27;

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Why should we include Critical Thinking (Good thinking) in Preschool

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle   Our role as educators is to support children to be independent life long learners in an ever-changing world. As

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