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Boring lessons are one of the main reasons children want to stop music lessons. from shutterstock.com

Before you let your child quit music lessons, try these 5 things

Kids can stop music lessons at any time, due to boredom or disliking practice. It's OK to let them stop if they genuinely don't enjoy it, but it's best to test a few things out first.
A traditional maths problem involving pizza will be very far removed from real life. from shutterstock.com

Don’t just solve for x: letting kids explore real-world scenarios will keep them in maths class

Students need more than just arithmetic to succeed in the modern world. Learning maths through an inquiry-based approach can help them develop critical and creative skills, as well as resilience.
In Australia, the interplay between government and Indigenous peoples frequently feels similar to an abusive and controlling relationship. Mick Tsikas/AAP

For Indigenous women, the #MeToo movement is a deeper fight against racism, power and oppression

If the representations we see of black women in Australia only focus on disadvantage and deficit – not success and excellence – how do we expect power imbalances and stereotypes to change?
Les trois principales composantes de la mémoire sont la mémoire sensorielle, la mémoire de travail et la mémoire à long terme. Shutterstock

Révisions scolaires : comment booster sa mémoire avant les examens

En prenant conscience de ce qui se passe dans votre cerveau quand vous révisez, vous pourrez améliorer votre capacité à enregistrer puis retrouver des informations dans votre mémoire.
Vigorous exercise is safe while pregnant, even in the final trimester. But if you don’t feel up to it, lighter exercise is beneficial too. From shutterstock.com

Is vigorous exercise safe during the third trimester of pregnancy?

It's normal for expectant mums to worry about how their activities might affect their baby's health. But when it comes to vigorous exercise, the evidence shows there's nothing to worry about.
Autism is a lifelong condition, though some people who weren’t accurately diagnosed may lose their diagnosis. Dubova/Shutterstock

We need to stop perpetuating the myth that children grow out of autism

The myth that children grow out of autism can prevent parents from seeing and accepting their child as the wonderful human being they are and recognising their strengths.

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