It's easy to worry if your child doesn't seem to be developing as quickly as their playmates. But trust your 'niggles' and watch out for 'aha' moments. Our research shows they're often right.
Though its use has grown in the last decade, the Anthropocene concept has been around since the 19th century.
The term Anthropocene - previously known only to geologists and academics - has hit the mainstream. Now it's being tweeted as shorthand for the negative effects humans have had on the planet.
Summer is a great time to catch up on some reading.
A children's literature professor recommends some of her favourite books for high school kids.
From early childhood to secondary school, your child’s negative friendships could impact their sense of self worth.
If you suspect your child – whether they are in early childhood education and care, primary or secondary school – has a questionable friend, here are some tips on how to deal with it.
British artists (L-R) Oscar Murillo, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock and Tai Shani celebrate after being announced as the joint winners of Turner Prize 2019.
Why are we so surprised that artists are also demanding changes to the way prizes are awarded?
Just around 3% of teens have used MDMA (ecstasy) in the past year.
Few teens use MDMA and scare tactics, like those we've seen recently, are unlikely to reduce existing drug use further.
Boring lessons are one of the main reasons children want to stop music lessons.
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.
Choose an activity you enjoy so it’s easier to stick to.
No matter how much you weigh, there are many benefits to starting exercise, from a reduced risk of heart disease to better mental health.
Up to 45% of children can experience depression after a natural disaster.
Most kids bounce back quickly after a disaster and there are several strategies you can use to help.
A traditional maths problem involving pizza will be very far removed from real life.
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.
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?
Scandal strikes a Tasmanian construction project in the novel Bruny.
Stella Prize winner Heather Rose's new novel Bruny catalogues modern geopolitical concerns in a work that crosses satirical, political and family drama genres.
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Hacer buenos amigos en la escuela primaria no siempre es tarea fácil. Así es como los maestros y los padres pueden ayudar.
Les trois principales composantes de la mémoire sont la mémoire sensorielle, la mémoire de travail et la mémoire à long terme.
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.
Geoffrey Tozer was a child prodigy who struggled as an adult after the loss of his mother Verna.
A new film examines the life and tragic death of a concert pianist once hailed as our nation's brightest prodigy - and a former PM's accusations of neglect by cultural leaders.
Knowing how your memory works can help you study better.
There are three types of memory: sensory, working and long-term. Activating sensory memory is the first step to better learning. This means learning through as many senses as possible.
Il est déjà arrivé à tout le monde de vouloir dire quelque chose et de ne plus s'en rappeler.
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Rentrer dans une pièce et oublier ce vous étiez venu chercher, ça vous est déjà arrivé ? Peut-être est-ce un manque d’énergie mentale.
What would Socrates say about coal mining? Or recycling?
The challenges of climate can seem overwhelming. But individual choices can be guided by ancient wisdom.
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.
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.
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.