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Top 10 Assessment Technique Tips

Throughout your child’s education, they will be required to write assessments to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the school year. This can be a very stressful time for students. Check out our top 10 tips that you can share with your child to set them up for success. 1. Keep a positive attitude throughout [...]

By |March 19th, 2017|2 Comments

Celebrate World Book Day 2017 with ABC Reading Eggs

One of our favourite days of the year is here - World Book Day! March 2 marks the celebration of all things books including authors, illustrators and, of course, reading. Why not join in the celebration? How, you may ask? Well, the team at ABC Reading Eggs has put together five fun ideas for you [...]

By |February 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The importance of spelling for all aspects of learning

Communication skills are essential for a child to grow and interact successfully with the world. Communication usually begins with simple body language, gestures and vocalisations. As children progress to verbal communication, they naturally develop an early understanding of their native language. Making the connection between verbal expression and written communication is much more [...]

By |February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Technology in the classroom: what’s in store?

Technology use in schools is increasing every year, dominated by the introduction of iPads, tablets and netbooks to the classroom. Technology is not intended to replace teachers in the classroom; instead, most educational tech is designed to increase efficiency and improve the effectiveness of traditional teaching methods. In a recent survey, more than [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

3 ways to help your child balance homework and free time

The afternoon of the first day of school can be a slippery slope for children if they’re not careful. Children may get caught in the difference between holiday free time and after school free time. It is in this after school time that the balance of homework and extra-curricular activities need to be [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|1 Comment

6 things you can do to assist your child with their schooling in 2017

Well it is that time when the joys of Christmas and New Year are fading and in the distance the return to school is looming.  In the spirit of New Year Resolutions, what are your aspirations for your child/ children at school this year? Every parent wants the best for their child. [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 1: Find your place and start eggsploring

Congratulations! You have officially started your 2017 Reading Eggspedition. Your first challenge, and the best first step in any Reading Eggs journey is to complete the placement test for Reading Eggs or Reading Eggspress. The first time your students log in, they will be automatically prompted to take the placement test. The placement test consists [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 2: Start Reading!

Well done for making it to the next phase of the 2017 Reading Eggspedition. Now that your students have been placed on their own learning pathways, it's time to start reading! Over the last few days you and your students might have started to eggsplore the reading and comprehension lessons available in Reading Eggs and [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Challenge 3: Spelling Skills

It's the final challenge of the Reading Eggspedition and it's time to test those spelling skills. By now, you and your students should have explored the reading and comprehension lessons and taken a look around the Library, but did you know that Reading Eggs and Eggspress have a whole series of Spelling activities too? Let's [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The impact of technology on our brain’s ability to learn

We live in a society powered by technology. Constant engagement with our smartphones, tablets, laptops and other internet-based technologies is swiftly becoming the norm. Research indicates that prolonged exposure to these devices is not only changing the way we work and play, it is also dramatically affecting the way we think and, as [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Winners of the School Prize Draw 2016

Over the past few weeks we've received many entries into the School Prize Draw, where schools have the chance to win some awesome tech gizmos and gadgets for their school. We're pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 School Prize Draw are: 1st PRIZE Boolarra Primary School, VICTORIA Are the [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Teaching for mastery

Driven by the demands of the school curriculum, the need to get through each topic in a set period can often force us to rush students through content. In an ideal world, all students would be given as much time as they need to build understanding. Mastery learning is an educational philosophy discussed [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

What can we learn from new changes to the Finnish education system?

It was recently announced that schools in Finland, a country that has often been recognised as a pioneer in the field of education, are implementing a major shift in their education system. Students from the age of 16 will no longer study individual subjects such as mathematics, English and history. Instead, they will [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|1 Comment

Helping our children to be better sports

Play, games and sport have so many benefits for our children. Through them they learn the importance of winning and losing, as well as working together as a team and respecting both their team members and the opposition. When everyone follows the rules, everything goes well; however, this is not always the way [...]

By |November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Love Learning Conference Pakistan 2016

LLC PK. is a reflection of our passion to establish a platform where schools, educators, families, in fact everyone gets an opportunity to engage and Love Learning. After a successful event in 2015, this year LLC, with a perfect panel of motivating speakers, proved to be an inspiring conference for K-12 educators. It enabled them [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|0 Comments