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Here you will find education articles of interest to parents, carers and family learning tutors. Click on the links below and the article will open within the current window.

  • Preschool software
    How can preschool software help your child to learn? Current statistics show that more than 50% of all children have used a computer by the time they are four years old.
  • Preschool Games
    There seems to be more and more pressure on parents these days to enrol their children in innovative learning programs. How about trying some of these preschool games at home instead.
  • Parenting for Learning
    Much of a child’s ability to learn comes from their motivation to learn, and this is affected by the parenting they receive.
  • Mind Maps
    Are you still taking notes to organize your information the old fashioned way? Try the technique of making mind maps, and see whether this method of organizing your thoughts works better for you.
  • Learning Styles
    Knowing about learning styles will improve upon the quality of your learning and quantity will naturally follow.
  • Parental involvement
    Research into parental involvement has found that "Children who were read to at least three times a week by a family member were almost twice as likely to score in the top 25 percent in reading ..."
  • Before your child goes to school
    Books are a great way for parents to spend quality time with their child. Reading to your children is not only fun and exciting but educational for the child.

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