Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 30 2013

Literacy Games for Kids – Parents Can Play

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Literacy Games For Kids Here are some literacy games for kids to support building literacy skills for young children. These will help your children develop necessary skills and understanding and support them with school connections. Day Care/ Kindy Going shopping, talk about the things you are putting into the shopping cart. I.e. an apple, its red, …

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Sep 25 2013

Literacy For Children – Building Daily Skills

Literacy for Children Let’s look at how we can achieve literacy for children and support young children to learn about the things around them – I like the term ‘discovery learning’. This can be fun and engaging for both children and parents. It’s all about becoming aware and involved with your children on a daily basis. Children …

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Sep 23 2013

Screen Time For Kids Maths Apps in Preschool

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Screen Time for Kids When we look at screen time technologies, especially screen time for kids, that are front and center in most discussions from educational perspective to parental concern. It is a topic that still needs further research and tracking to ensure that what is happening today in children’s learning is what is best for …

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Sep 22 2013

Childhood Development – Rich Learning Experiences

Childhood Development Experiences Have you ever wondered how you can create rich childhood development experiences for your child? If you are familiar with other articles I have written you will be familiar with the connections that a child makes in the earlier stages of their life as they connect experiences with true learning. They explore …

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Sep 21 2013

Childhood Development – Brainy Baby Creating Genius or Anxiety

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Childhood Development – Creating Genius or Anxiety Just recently in the media there has been comments made relating to childhood development in learning. There has also been debates on how a child genius evolves, and extra curricula learning – is it what is best for children. So I thought I would outline these two areas for …

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Sep 12 2013

Brain Development in Early Childhood – Neuroplasticity

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Neuroplasticity – Changes of Brain Development in Early Childhood A lot has been learnt through the use of technology on Brain Development in Early Childhood over the past few years. We are hearing more and more in relationship to the brain today and some may be familiar with the latest word out there called ‘Neuroplasticity’- …

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Sep 11 2013

Play and Learning in the Early Years

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Play and Learning – What’s the difference? Play and learning in the early years is an ongoing  great debate among parents and teachers. When we look at play for a child as a parent we see them having ‘fun’ mostly and really don’t put too much emphasis on them learning! Are they learning ….. are …

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Sep 04 2013

Early Learning Center – How Parents Make Best Early Learning Center

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Parents Are The Most Significant Early Learning Center The most significant early learning center available for children is firstly their parent or guardian. The parent has the most opportunity to influence the early development years of their child because typically they spend the most time with their young child. This is achieved through giving their …

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