Children and Technology

In the age of technology and social media, children and adolescents are now less likely to be physically active. Research has indicated that living a sedentary lifestyle (e.g. not being physically active and playing video games or watching television) can… Continue Reading >

Why are educational apps so important?

Educational apps have evolved into more capable caregivers for children. Children nowadays turn to technology and the internet for answers rather than seeking advice from adults. These applications provide the most up-to-date and accurate information when compared to other sources…. Continue Reading >

Signs your child isn’t getting enough sleep due to technology overuse

What are some signs that your child or adolescent isn’t getting enough sleep, perhaps through overusing technology? ● Depressed mood,(5) irritability during offline social interactions ● Hyperactivity at school (6) ● Reluctance/arguing about getting off phones/devices and going to bed… Continue Reading >

Get creative and hop into the Easter spirit!

With Easter fast approaching we parents may be rattling our brains for holiday activities that’ll keep the kids entertained without being glued to technology. Craft activities are perfect for keeping kids amused and allows for kids to unleash their creativity… Continue Reading >

Sleep Facts for Parents: Things you should know about sleep deprivation

Why is sleep so important? Sleep is vital for children’s and adolescents’ wellbeing. Evidence shows that children and adolescents who do not get enough sleep have more trouble learning. They are less attentive and motivated, have poor problem solving, increased… Continue Reading >

Helping Your Child Write

One thing I often hear as a teacher is the difficulty of getting reluctant writers to write. Unfortunately, despite all the advances in technology, writing is still a very important skill to learn, however, for our children, writing isn’t as… Continue Reading >

Screen Time for Children

In today’s times, children do not know what it is to simply sit, have a look around and enjoy the ambiance or even smile and have a chat with a neighbor. This is so because, in such life situations, their… Continue Reading >

What is The Secret Value Of Your Child Learning Coding and STEM in Online Classes? | Adam Jacobs| Ep 187

  In the midst of this COVID-19 crisis, a lot of us are thinking about the world we are leaving the next generation and what we need to do to help children be prepared for their future. Your child’s employability… Continue Reading >

5 Homeschooling Tips for Parents

Homeschooling has been around for ages, but this option becomes even more relevant in the face of the current global pandemic. In Australia, home education is a vibrant and growing movement, which has grown in popularity in the last decade…. Continue Reading >

Babies Born Deaf Can’t Wait: The Importance of Early Intervention

Babies born deaf can’t wait – for every day without sound limits their hearing potential. However, with the help of highly specialised early interventions and technology such as cochlear implants or hearing aids, children born deaf can learn to listen… Continue Reading >