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Survey reveals that children outsmart their parents online - everyday

Survey reveals that children outsmart their parents online - everyday | parentasaneducator | Scoop.it

MORE than half of Australian children are smarter than their parents when it comes to going online, enabling them to outwit adult restrictions.


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Parenting in Australian families

Parenting in Australian families | parentasaneducator | Scoop.it
Based on data collected as part of the Parenting-21 project
conducted by the institute from 1996 to 1998, this
report describes how Australian parents are raising their children,
by focusing on parents' beliefs and child rearing
practices.
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Buyer beware: are you really purchasing a ‘better’ education?

Australian parents are increasingly choosing to spend more money on their children’s education.

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The Benefits of Video Games by ABC News

The Benefits of Video Games by ABC News | parentasaneducator | Scoop.it
(High-tech parenting writer Scott Steinberg, a professional keynote speaker and business consultant, is launching a new book series, “The Modern Parent’s Guide,” and a companion video show, “Family Tech: Technology for Parents and Kids.” The...

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A bigger say for parents in their child's education - The Australian

A bigger say for parents in their child's education - The Australian | parentasaneducator | Scoop.it
A bigger say for parents in their child's education
The Australian
Despite the present government's wasteful spending, national test results have shown stagnation in literacy and numeracy. ...

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Status updated: teens crave chat with parents

Status updated: teens crave chat with parents | parentasaneducator | Scoop.it
It's a case of believe it or not for parents of teenaged children. An Australian study has found kids love spending time with their mother and father more than their best friend on Facebook or Instagram.

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16 Apps That Motivate Kids to Read

16 Apps That Motivate Kids to Read | parentasaneducator | Scoop.it

"For every kid who is caught hiding beneath his covers with a flashlight and a novel at midnight, there is another who has to be begged and pleaded with to read.  And the latter might need a little extra—shall we call it encouragement?—to become a great reader. To help, we've rounded up a list of the top apps that not only teach essential reading skills but also motivate kids—even the most book-phobic—to read, read and read some more."


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Mª Jesús García S.M.'s curator insight, July 11, 2013 6:56 AM

Apps que fomentan la lectura.

stevecarter's curator insight, August 6, 2013 8:28 AM

A nice new summary of good reading Apps

Dave Sharp's curator insight, May 10, 7:13 PM
Reading apps allow students to overcome difficulties with reading skills. With sound and visual effects students become engaged with the app and can be used for many ages.