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Expat life: Making it work for your kids

10 June 2015 Alina Dizik When parents take that job abroad, challenges arise for their kids. (Credit: Alamy) When Kelly Jackson-Nash moved to Singapore from Melbourne, Australia, for her husband’s work, she anticipated a few challenges. Culture shock, maybe. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Which Causes More Academic Loss, Snow Days or Individual Absences?

In this article in Education Next, Joshua Goodman (Harvard Kennedy School) reports on his study of the impact of Massachusetts no-school days on student achievement. Using data on school closings and standardized test scores, Goodman concludes that individual student absences … Continue reading

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An inspiring post

http://www.buzzfeed.com/rachelysanders/school-lunch-ideas?sub=3425431_3660609 I am always on the hunt for more lunch ideas. I hope you are inspired to be creative after the refreshing summer holidays!

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Our next Parent’s workshop

Please see below our presentation topic for Tuesday, May 19th. “The Five Love Languages of Children: Children need to feel loved to best succeed. But if you and your children speak different love languages, your display of love might get lost … Continue reading

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Homesick when you are already home?

(Taken from the bbc:http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20150430-expat-shock-coming-home) Peanut butter, marmite, fish and chips, tea-bags, broerwurst… these are just some of of the many tiny things that homesick expats yearn for after they’re posted overseas. This nostalgia is to be expected when people move … Continue reading

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A Grade 5’s plea for parents to spend more time with their children

Smart Devices   Do you want your child to feel sad and lonely,and feel that you love your smart devices more than them?   Did you know that 80 percent of children feel lonely because their parents are on their … Continue reading

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Be a good sportsman

Grade 3’s Unit of Inquiry is looking at adaptations, and from that I wanted to look at how to promote healthy competition so that within our school the children do not believe the fittest, strongest , smartest will survive, but … Continue reading

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