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Empowered To Study

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments

I think we may have turned a corner. I have spent the past four years tearing my hair out, trying to convince my son that studying is part of the high school deal.
But he has never been a child who can be made to do anything that he doesn’t want to. As a toddler [...]

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The Height Of Great Teaching

August 12th, 2009 · No Comments

We fronted up to the school last night for my 15-year-old son’s Subject Selection For The HSC evening. It’s a big event these days as today’s generation of parents are a lot more aware of the importance of subject choice than my parents’ generation were. And that’s undoubtedly because the numbers of students sitting for [...]

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Tags: Education · Motivation · Self-esteem