What is a number?
What is a number?

Take the number 5. What actually does it mean? Many of you will be racking your brain to try to answer this. Numbers are abstract. Written numbers are numerals that represent the numbers. A strange thing to get your head around, especially as a Kindergarten child! To allow children to begin to understand the concept of numbers, it is obvious…

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An introduction to NAPLAN writing: Tips and Tricks for future success
An introduction to NAPLAN writing: Tips and Tricks for future success

In this article we discuss simple tricks to create an engaging and more complex narrative that will give your child the edge. This will not be a long drawn out explanation into the multiple lengthy criterion for the upcoming NAPLAN. Think of this as the equivalent of a ‘short introduction’ with the writing test. An introduction in which we get…

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Educational Displays at Discover Learning

At our tutoring centre, we believe that displays should always support our children’s learning. Our primary school children enjoy being able to interact with the displays and use them to improve their work. Effective displays also allow our children to be independent and take responsibility for their learning! ‘A Pocket Full of Synonyms’ Using synonyms is a skill that our…

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Growth Mindset for School Readiness to Year 12 children
Growth Mindset for School Readiness to Year 12 children

Having a growth mindset is so important for children today, in all aspects of their daily life. In our Education and Tutoring Centre, we encourage all of our children (School Readiness, Primary and High School) to embrace their mistakes and see them as an opportunity to improve and challenge themselves. If they are not making mistakes, they are not learning!…

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