What would you include on a pre-pregnancy checklist?

Every pre-pregnancy checklist will always include pre-natal vitamins, a GP check up and maybe even a dental check up… But what very few of them include (in fact I would go so far as to say none of them!) is… Continue Reading >

10 Steps To Develop Great Learners | John Hattie | Ep 202

Every parent wants to give their children the life they deserve and a positive future. It’s possible that during our childhood we experienced educational gaps where our parents have missed passing down knowledge and important life lessons. It’s not their… Continue Reading >

The critical item missing from your ‘Back to School’ Checklist

Whether you’re super organized, or like me, tend to leave everything until the last minute, there is a universal list of tasks, that every parent needs to achieve before their kids start back at school. Whilst individual requirements will vary… Continue Reading >

3 Reasons Your Child Lacks Self-Confidence

There are many reasons why people, including your child, lack self-confidence. There are a few things that you can do or tweak, to help them grow their self-confidence. Use encouraging words Help them take their power back Get them to… Continue Reading >

Riding the Emotional Waves of a Chronic Condition

By Simone Albert   Wading through the waves of emotions that can crash over anyone receiving a new diagnosis of a chronic condition is nothing short of confronting and overwhelming. Adding to this the element of a life-threatening diagnosis such… Continue Reading >

Be the best teacher you can be

Written by Dr Tessa Grigg and Bindy Cummings   Teacher training for parents is not something we spend time thinking about when we have a little new baby and sleep deprivation is a feature of our new world. However, as… Continue Reading >

Kid’s Climate Conversations

Sally Gillespie   Research shows that children and young people are anxious about climate issues, and for good reason. They are the generation who will be living with the consequences of a climate altered planet. While it is understandable that… Continue Reading >

How To Make STEM Exciting

Media kindly brought to you by Professor Plums Nerd: by definition, the oxford dictionary characterises this as someone who is ‘Unfashionable and socially inept or boringly studious.’ Undoubtedly this conception can be seen as being discourteous and disrespectful. What is… Continue Reading >

Kiddipedia is thrilled to announce a partnership with Reading out of Poverty

Have you ever thought about how fortunate we are to live in Australia? In particular, to educate our children and provide opportunities that can prepare them for a successful and prosperous life ahead? Thankfully the Australian National Curriculum is designed… Continue Reading >

Fixed versus Growth Mindset? Cultivating a growth mindset.

Many high achievers also struggle with a fixed mindset. This article firstly explains what we mean by fixed mindset and growth mindset and then provides some helpful tips for parents for contribute to a growth mindset. What is this mindset… Continue Reading >