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56 South Street, Ipswich
Queensland, 4305
Phone: (07) 3151 2007
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Archive for February 2017

Learning Theories

An ENORMOUS map of Learning Theories! Learning theories are conceptual frameworks in which knowledge is absorbed, processed, and retained during learning. Cognitive, emotional, and environmental influences, as well as prior experience, all play a part in how understanding, or a world view, is acquired or changed and knowledge and skills retained Learning Theories      

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Choices Early Intervention Program

The staff, educators and families of Choices are looking forward to another inspiring and informative Workshop this term with Olwen Forker from BackChat  Speech Pathology. There will be lots of  “Talk talk talk, Read read read, Play play play”, as she discusses how to prepare your little ones for language, literacy and learning, It is always a pleasure…

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How Balance and Coordination is Connected to Learning

“When children are engaged in games and activities that promote better balance and coordination, their bodies learn to focus faster and more efficiently.” What is balance and coordination? Balance is the ability to maintain a controlled body position during task performance, whether it is sitting at a table, walking the balance beam or stepping up onto…

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Ministers agree to changes to the NQF

The Australian, state and territory education Ministers have agreed to changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF). The changes follow a review of the National Partnership Agreement on the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care to ensure the NQF is improving the quality of education and care in Australia in the most…

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The First 5 Years

The first five years of a child’s life are critical for development. The experiences children have in these years help shape the adults they will become. More than anything else, your relationship with your child shapes the way your child learns and develops. Raising Children Network have some great fact sheets and information on your child…

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50 Great Books For Toddlers

Nothing is more satisfying than sitting with a baby or toddler on the lap and snuggling up together to read a book. The words provide a language of communication long before conversation is possible and the joy in recognising them over many re-readings provides endless shared pleasure while the pictures can be enjoyed first jointly and then…

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The Real Stink on Adolescent Body Odour

A tween boy’s B.O. is often the first puberty symptom parents will need to address. Puberty-causing hormones typically begin to flow, at low levels, as young as age eight or nine for boys. These hormones affect the glands that produce oil and sweat on the skin While sweat itself doesn’t smell (it’s mostly water), a wet, closed-off…

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Sweet Potato and Bacon Slice

The savoury slice you’ll rely on all year. A yummy slice that the whole family will enjoy and is great for kids lunch boxes, or just something small to nibble on when the worms are biting. Get the recipe HERE

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My School Website

Do you want to know more about your child’s school? The My School website was created so parents and the community have information about their children’s school. My School provides information about schools in Australia, letting you see how a school is performing, compared to schools with similar students. There are more than 10,000 schools…

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