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5 Tips to Freshen Up a Stinky Classroom

It’s probably not a shock to you that the year I was teaching a class of fifth graders, my classroom turned seriously rank. The hot days were not my friend, especially on gym days! Sweaty kids, combined with an old, musty carpet sometimes left me gasping for air and reaching for the window latch (even…

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Stop. Laugh. Report Card Writing Memes

Here in the Southern Hemisphere, we’re right in the thick of report comment writing season. This means that teachers are working harder than ever to keep on top of their daily tasks AND get report comments written in time for their school deadlines too! To provide you with a little brain break (teacher style), here’s…

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Consent, body safety and the rights of the child

Many hands over each other as a symbol of cohesion In the past, the word consent has not been commonly associated with young children or the early childhood education sector more broadly. Dictionary definitions of consent emphasise giving permission for something to happen—in other words empowering children to understand their own rights in regard to…