This word that has a fascinating history from the very earliest stage of European languages. Obviously it has been front and centre in human history, but how has it changed through the ages?
In 1970, the South australian department of education created history by officially designating two primary schools – Kilkenny and Taperoo – as ‘non-graded schools’. the schools were encouraged to find ways to focus on individual children and their needs rather than the whole class doing the same textbooks at the same time.
Cyber-etiquette is the ticket to safe and polite communication over the internet. Would it were so! This concept also spawned the other portmanteau word netiquette, which major dictionaries now list as a fully-fledged word.
The main holiday or vacation periods are when schools are vacant and students are free, unoccupied and at leisure. For parents, these periods can often have the opposite effect.
Is there a ‘creative’ gene? Can schools foster creativity in children?
To advertise a product, the advertiser must first get attention. The writer of an advertisement might do this with a headline, a slogan or a picture. If it does not get your attention, the advertisement is unlikely to be successful.
The development of self-esteem, positive or negative, has a significant influence on a person’s life and can be influenced from many quarters. Essentially it is related to the original meaning of the word – how do we estimate the value of ourselves?
Technology and grammar are commonly thought of as being at opposite ends of the curriculum, but in Australia’s recent national curriculum, teachers of science and mathematics are also required to teach literacy as it applies to…
Bullying, historically, has been a part of the human condition. It has been recorded in literature over the ages, for example…
Historically, freedom from harm was a relative thing. Travel from the home or village involved a degree of danger – which is why people…