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All the Lorem Ipsum generators on the Internet
All the Lorem Ipsum generators on the Internet

There are many variations of passages of Lorem Ipsum available, but the majority have suffered alteration in some form, by injected humour, or randomised words which don’t look even slightly believable. If you are going to use a passage of Lorem Ipsum, you need to be sure there isn’t anything embarrassing hidden in the middle of text. All the Lorem…

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Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure
Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites…

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted
It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout. The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look like readable English. Many desktop publishing packages and web…

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Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting
Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged.…

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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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Is Your Child School Ready?

Ace and Louise’s Story “Children who start school with strong learning foundations are more likely than others to be motivated and successful learners at school.” (Report of the review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools, March 2018). Whether your child is in preschool, day care or at home, transitioning to Kindergarten can be a challenging time for you and…

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Top Books for Primary School Children chosen by our Tutors!
Top Books for Primary School Children chosen by our Tutors!

Our tutors understand that it can be challenging to find a book that is age appropriate and engages your child. Here at Discover Learning our primary school tutors know how crucial reading is for your child’s growth and development. We have collated our favourite books for Kindergarten right up to Year 6! The kids have loved reading these books, so definitely give…

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