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Saluting Preschool Teachers

Loved Mike Carlton’s article in the SMH in recognition of preschool teachers: “This is my last column for the year, and I would like to end on a cheerful note. I generally avoid writing about my family, but on Wednesday my five-year-old son finished two years at pre-school kindergarten.So this...

Technology is now as foundational to education as reading

  Marc Prensky is an American writer and speaker on learning and education. He is best known as the inventor and popularizer of the terms “digital native” and “digital immigrant”. Prensky writes-It is amazing to me how in all the hoopla and debate these days about the decline of education...

Competitions Close FRI 23 NOV 2012

Our annual drawing competition and parent competition is now open.  Every year we invite children to draw what happens in the TKK class. We ask parents to tell us what their child gained from our classes. Give us your best drawing and the prize is a hamper of goodies and...

How Can We Best Use Technology with Kids

It’s here to stay Kate Highfield, lecturer, Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University. As an academic working with young children using technology, I feel the time for questions around whether young children should or should not use technology has passed. Instead, our question now is how can we best use...

Triumphant Olympian Uncle Malcolm

Our favourite Olympic dual Gold Medallist Malcolm Page returned to a rapturous welcome by his two smallest fans pictured here with Uncle Malcolm and the Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Sydney Airport last week. The small fans were featured on the national news-well done A & L. Love your work!...

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