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How good health boosts learning

The transition from a relaxed family holiday to the rigours of school and work can be challenging for children and parents. You’ve had a chance to slow down, unwind and spend some quality time together with a focus on fun. Now it’s back to busy schedules, deadlines and working hard to achieve your best.

Here are some tips to help your child prepare, so they’re more likely to enjoy a happy and confident start to the school year.

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Getting up to speed after holidays

The transition from a relaxed family holiday to the rigours of school and work can be challenging for children and parents. You’ve had a chance to slow down, unwind and spend some quality time together with a focus on fun. Now it’s back to busy schedules, deadlines and working hard to achieve your best.

Here are some tips to help your child prepare, so they’re more likely to enjoy a happy and confident start to the school year.

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Top tips to keep kids reading over the holidays

It comes as no surprise that children love school holidays! Being free of the restraints of going to school every day and being able to relax is a valuable part of growing up. The regular reading that is a part of many children’s school day suddenly comes to an end as there are far more interesting things to do on vacation than read a book, right?

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7 Tips to Raise an Optimist

It’s every parent’s wish that their child is healthy, happy, and successful. Raising your children as optimists has many benefits for their physical and mental well-being. Optimists always have a positive outlook on life and make the best of every situation. To them, the glass is half full and dealing with life’s challenges is a no-brainer.
However, teaching your child to be an optimist is a process that takes time and patience, but it will help them immensely to grow into a responsible and self-sufficient adult.
Here are the top seven practices for beginners that will help you raise an optimist in your household.

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Term 4 tuition reinforces a year full of learning

At NumberWorks'nWords we know from experience that our students make considerable gains during term 4, setting themselves up for a flying start when next year kicks off. Four or five weeks into the final term, formal school learning gives way to class trips, talent shows, prize giving and other less education-related activities. This change in focus can lead students and parents to feel as though the learning part of the year is over, so there’s no point in beginning or continuing after-school tuition. Here’s a quick summary of why term four tuition is extra effective.

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