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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

12 additions to the dictionary that prove we’re definitely in 2016

Four times a year the Oxford English Dictionary is updated to keep up with the ever-changing English language. This includes revising existing entries and, of course, adding new words that Oxford deem worthy of becoming part of the 600,000+ word family. While there are many uneventful editions, there are many that will [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Helping Our Kids to Fail

There is nothing more heartbreaking than watching your child’s hopes and dreams being dashed. The first time your child comes home from school in tears or with a heavy heart is an unforgettable moment. It might be because they have failed the expectations of their friends, their own standard of schoolwork or an [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Seize the Day

What would you do if I promised, just by reading this article, I would give you $1,440 to spend today and then each and every day after? What would you do with that money? Would you go out and buy something that you have been saving for, or would you spend it on [...]

By |October 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Attitude is EVERYTHING

Life would be a dream if it worked out how it’s supposed to! Surely it’s not too much for any of us to expect things could start to go our way for once, right? Well there is a way for this to happen and it comes without any strings attached, it’s completely free [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Bouncing back: Helping our children develop resilience

I get knocked down but I get up again and again and again… There’s a never ending list of things that keeps parents awake at night. For new parents it is the nightly feeds and nappy changes, however it doesn’t end once they finally sleep the night through. Ask anyone with kids, [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Is Your Child Reaching The Right Benchmarks?

From the moment our children are born, their development is measured and analysed. Right at the very start of life they are observed and given a ranking according to how well they take their first breaths and this sets the scene for a seemingly endless range of evaluations that continue their entire [...]

By |August 29th, 2016|0 Comments

UNICEF and 3P Learning invite you and your school to take part in the World’s Largest Lesson during the week of 18 September 2016

Launched in 2015, the World’s Largest Lesson took place in 100 countries and inspired millions of students to take an active part in making the goals a reality. It was supported by education advocate Malala Yousafzai, tennis star Serena Williams and Brazilian striker Neymar. UNICEF and 3P Learning have partnered since 2012 to support programmes [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Help! My child’s homework is giving me a headache!

Do you find yourself battling it out most nights of the week trying to get your children to complete their homework? Is there a constant battle to get your kids to sit and complete assignments on time? Conflict over homework tasks is one of the most common concerns parents complain about and [...]

By |July 26th, 2016|0 Comments

I’m too busy – I need to outsource my outsourcing…

We live in the most fascinating time. Never before in the history of human existence has technology evolved so rapidly. While it is exciting, it also creates a crazed and frantic pace in our lives. In order to get through the day, many families outsource household chores. But have we taken it [...]

By |July 14th, 2016|2 Comments

Three home holiday activities to keep the brain active

A child’s mind is always absorbing information, so creating fun and educational activities for your children is a great way to ensure they’re remaining proactive learners whilst enjoying the relaxing comforts holidays have to offer. 1. Community Connect with your local council or library to find out about holiday activities which [...]

By |July 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Leonardo Mason – World Record Breaker

Live Mathletics has always been a favourite for many students across the world. It puts students through maths concepts in an adrenaline rush of quick thinking to help build retention of learning concepts. We've seen some amazing scores over the years as some students push themselves to achieve unbelievable feats of mathematical speed and [...]

By |June 14th, 2016|2 Comments