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Archive for October 2016

Hi 5 Strategy

What is Hi 5? *  It is an effective strategy to develop problem-solving strategies for students. * A whole school approach that can also eradicate bullying.  * It is a 5 step problem solving strategy that can be used in the classroom, in the playground and for perceived bullying incidents. Values and Hi 5 Values…

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National Kidsafe Day 2016

It’s National Kidsafe Day today, part of National Children’s Week. This year there are three key messages: Message 1: Safe Cross Code: Stop, Look, Listen and Think Message 2: Wear a Helment: Use your head, don’t lose it! Message 3: Seatbelt Safety: Buckle up! It’s going to be a bumpy ride. To download some awesome…

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Healthy Families – New Website

Whatever your definition of a family is – whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, a favourite uncle or an awesome auntie, life can chuck all sorts of stuff at you. And it’s ok to not have all the answers. The new website ‘Healthy Families’ gives you the information, knowledge and confidence to support the wellbeing…

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Caring For An Allergy Child

Our children are so important and their health especially. When caring for an allergy child this can be more difficult. Take a look at  What Can I Eat  for Children’s Health Personal Care/Home Care category for some helpful product suggestions. Kylie Hollonds is the founder of the What Can I Eat Network for the past 6…

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The 2016 Early Childhood Australia National Conference

CHOICES was proud to attend the ‘The 2016 Early Childhood Australia National Conference’ held in Darwin during the second week in October. This years theme was ‘This is childhood’, celebrating the capability, strengths and joy of children and childhood in Australia now. The conference brought together early childhood educators, teachers, academics, leaders and other allied…

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The Power Of Curiosity

Fact, Fantasy, and Imagination are all intertwined in a child’s mind as they explore the world in all its complexity. This is remarkably similar to how scientists function: instead of stopping at the known facts, they begin there, right where the facts run out and the mystery begins “In early childhood we often say that…

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What is the Outdoor Classroom?

The term “the Outdoor Classroom” is a current buzzword in Early Childhood Education. But what does it actually mean? And what does it look like in practice? “To the uninformed eye, the Outdoor Classroom may look like nothing more than children playing outside, as children always have,” writes Eric Nelson. “But play in the Outdoor…

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