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Book Review: ‘Learning Through Drama, Dance and Song’

The Kidz-Fiz-Biz book ‘Learning Through Drama and Song’ was recently reviewed by Martin Blaszk. A few of the points made by Blaszk are: Continue reading

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Beware the Humble Sausage Sizzle!

In a recent article on children and food, Dr Peter Dingle, Associate Professor of Toxicology at Murdoch University Western Australia, was quoted as saying that sausages contain very little of nutritional value but worse still, contain nitrates and nitrites. High levels of these chemicals have been linked to health disorders including leukaemia in children. That is not to say you should rush out and ban all forthcoming sausage sizzles, but just to be aware that if children in your care are having a diet consistently high in foods of dubious nutritional value, that you run the risk of causing them health problems of varying degrees of seriousness. This is not rocket science: you eat junk – don’t expect to have excellent health. The link is often not made though between diet and exercise and good health. Continue reading

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Rising to the Occasion – The End of Year Concert

Around this time of year, or maybe a little earlier, we see all around the country the end of year concerts (or end of term concerts in the northern hemisphere). Continue reading

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Personalities, Children & You

I once attended a seminar for business people on managing staff.  It got me thinking that managing a team of adults is no different from managing a classroom of children.  At the core of our being we are all children.  … Continue reading

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