What is patience?

Watch this… You’ll be glad you did When teaching your child about patience, it’s good to have thought through what it means to you. When I try to define patience I like to quote Popov, Patience is quiet hope and expectation based on trust that, in the end, everything will be OK. It means waiting. […] Read More

Today We Are Broadcasting for Peace

Thanks for watching, we hope you enjoyed the live broadcast Below you can access more information and resources about 21 September, International Day of Peace International Day of Peace Peace Building Peace One Day Educational Resources Image: Mike Kline […] Read More

Peace Day September 21

This year we wish to honor the work of Baba Frejon uniting Arabs and Israelis in dialogue and prayer. Join Frejon and the Community Peace Offering Ceremony on September 21 Thanks for viewing our Peace Day Live Stream… see you same time next year when we will broadcast it again Below you can access more […] Read More

Home Reading Help

This is the second in the series, “How to help your child with reading homework.” Last we spoke about helping your child become an independent reader suggesting that it’s best to give your child control in the process of reading, for example they hold the book and turn the pages themselves. Teacher talk for this […] Read More

Storytelling in the Classroom

USA Today Channel 10, report today on the value of storytelling in the classroom. In this video, accomplished storyteller Arturo Munoz Vasques, says that storytelling is a powerful instrument. Click through to watch the video…He says, not only can children develop a greater use of vocabulary and a higher level of comprehension from their own […] Read More

Tips for Home Reading

How to help your child with reading at home.

Free Homework Help

If your child gets stuck with their homework a free online tutoring service may be just the thing. They offer free help in English, Maths, Science and assignments for years 4 – 12. It’s a one to one service so your child connects directly to a qualified tutor online where they can chat, draw on […] Read More

Help Your Teenager Get Organised

How do you get your teenager to buy into being organised? If you have a teenager at home you’ll know deciding things for themselves is very important to them. Just telling them doesn’t work anymore, does it? Here’s a way for them to discover that getting organised, setting goals and planning time are vital skills […] Read More

What Children Really Want

Forget the latest toys and gadgets, a recent study by leading child psychologist Dr Richard Woolfson has revealed: “Reading is so popular with kids that it was voted their favourite pastime with a parent (51%), ahead of other forms of entertainment such as watching television (17%) and playing video games (7%).” Almost two thirds of […] Read More

Ask Annie: ESL Teacher Training

QUESTION: I’ve been a primary, classroom teacher in Central Queensland and I”ve now taken on the role of ESL Co-ordinator. Where can I get training? ANNIE ANSWERS: As ESL Co-ordinator in a primary school, your role may include not only to teach those students from non-English speaking backgrounds but to advise your fellow teachers on […] Read More