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No Need To Say Sorry – Cup of Water Instead?

I had a different post in mind today, then I came across this – and it’s made me mad as hell! http://www.mamamia.com.au/news/sorry-is-being-phased-out/ ‘The Australian has reported that childcare educators are debating the value of children saying ‘sorry’ – with calls … Continue reading

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Winners Are Grinners

Just heard a great story on the news, some schools are banning games at school like tiggy and handball because we have a bunch of sooks as kids that can’t cope with losing.  That’s right, they can’t cope with losing….. … Continue reading

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Winners Are Grinners

Just heard a great story on the news, some schools are banning games at school like tiggy and handball because we have a bunch of sooks as kids that can’t cope with losing.  That’s right, they can’t cope with losing….. … Continue reading

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Everyone Has An Opinion!

Disclaimer:  This is not directed at teachers.  I have the utmost respect for these crazy people who actually want to sit with 25 – 30 children a day and enjoy it.  The system however is flawed, very very flawed! I … Continue reading

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ADD or Not??

  ‘Mum, the teacher wants to see you.’ ‘Righto, what did you do.’ ‘Nothing, I asked her, she just wants to see you.’ And that is how it began.  Moomoo wasn’t in trouble so there was something else she wanted … Continue reading

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Remember The Days of the Old School Yard?

I came across this (from a most fabulous source http://www.upworthy.com) – it rocks! http://www.upworthy.com/teacher-caught-on-camera-making-a-student-cry-its-actually-pretty-amazing?c=upw1 Do you remember a teacher that made an impact in your school years? I remember my Grade 6 teacher.  I was the new kid in school, … Continue reading

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Remember The Days of the Old School Yard?

I came across this (from a most fabulous source http://www.upworthy.com) – it rocks! http://www.upworthy.com/teacher-caught-on-camera-making-a-student-cry-its-actually-pretty-amazing?c=upw1 Do you remember a teacher that made an impact in your school years? I remember my Grade 6 teacher.  I was the new kid in school, … Continue reading

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Term One Done and Dusted

Well they made it through the first term – just! This year I decided to just hang back and not go up to the school to talk to the teachers during the term.  I thought I would see how they … Continue reading

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Weight Matters

Started this post a couple of months ago, sorry peeps, read, enjoy… Apparently, a kids weight should be included in their school report as part of a radical plan to tackle the obesity crisis – so says Professor Do Gooder. Here’s … Continue reading

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The End is Nigh….

Well they made it, the end of the school year is here – thank god – no more lunches for a while, getting uniforms sorted or finding notes 2 weeks later. The books have come home, the tiny little bits … Continue reading

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