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How To Get The Most Out Of A Parent-Teacher Conference

How To Get The Most Out Of A Parent-Teacher Conference

Parent-teacher conferences are the speed-dating of the education world. You sign up for a 10-minute slot (15 if you’re lucky), the teacher pulls out a timer, and away you go. How are his reading skills progressing? Is she doing ok with transitions? Have you noticed an issue between him and…

The Best Wooden Pencils, According To A School Teacher 

The Best Wooden Pencils, According To A School Teacher 

When buying school supplies for your kid, know that not all wooden pencils are created equal. Some break constantly. Others have erasers that smudge whatever they touch. The worst ones are basically sticks of agony that deserve to be left deep in the junk drawer along with those godawful knock-off…

Reminder: NSW Schools Go On Strike Today

Reminder: NSW Schools Go On Strike Today

The NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) has requested a stop work meeting of teachers on Thursday, 8 December. The meeting is scheduled to end before school recess with classes commencing sometime after. As a result, some schools are asking parents to find “alternative arrangements” for children during the morning. Here’s what…