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Avoiding the Homework Tantrums

Children learn new things naturally  – just like breathing. The most natural way to build in any learning is by following their interests. We all learned new concepts as young children by exploring through our interests. Then as adults our interests have generally led us to our careers where we continue to learn new information and skills. Learning is a life-long process. If your child is having difficulty learning new concepts try delivering it through their interests – what toys...

Teaching Maths Language with Food

This list of ideas can be used for lessons within a classroom or during preparation of snacks or meals in the home. They are designed to help you teach or make it easier to explain some of the language that mathematics concepts are built on. Apples… Cut the apple crosswise to find the star… Count the points and count the seeds. Cut the star out with an apple corer — it’s a cylinder. The hole in the apple leaves a circle. Continue cutting the apple crosswise into slices to...

Stage 1 (7-9yrs)

These Special Education Resources For Kids are designed to help reinforce and start to build on the foundation concepts and language taught in the games listed under Preschool & Early Stage (4-6yrs) while still providing fun and motivation to learn. Learning at this Development Stage should still be done in a social manner but with less teacher or parent input to improve independent learning. Once assembled, the games and activities can be played repetitively, reinforcing their learning and...

Learning Through Play

The opportunities we see as ‘play’ are actually the vital foundations of mathematical and language concept development. Most parents are now both working and choosing other care options for their child. It is very important when choosing the carer for your child they understand what playtime represents and offer a daily routine that is filled with times to explore with a variety of materials that are child directed and not just teacher instructed sitting on the floor or at the table...