Toli Papadopoulos, Author at Education Matters Magazine - Page 6 of 107

Toli Papadopoulos

Playing to learn

Playground designer at a_space, Jessica Mew, says the school playground is an extension of a child’s learning at school, encouraging them to build confidence and manage risk.

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Pyramid of passion

Positive Education is the science of education that seeks to harness cutting-edge research from social, cognitive, neuro and life sciences; and combine it with world-leading pedagogical and educational practices. David Bott discusses how it is benefitting students all over the world.

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Free online resources for teachers

Monash Education has launched TeachSpace, an online space for teachers that provides how-to videos, case studies and handy tips for the classroom.

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Slice safety scissors: Effective, safe, innovative

Kids love crafts, but most educators lament how difficult it is to find a pair of kids’ safety scissors that actually work. Slice has answered this call with its safety scissors, which are durable, safe and effective.

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New evidence-based cyberbullying resource launched

Following years of research into the risks and benefits posed to children and teenagers by the internet, Flinders University has published a comprehensive classroom resource to empower students and provide teachers with lessons and information to address cyberbullying.

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Bullying: Listen before acting

Some of the most common approaches adults take to bullying among school students may not be the most effective, according to two experts on the topic. When it comes to bullying, they say adults must start by listening to the bullied child rather than rushing into action.

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