Starting school is one of the major transitions individuals make throughout their lives. While the transition to school can be a time of excitement and eagerness, it can also be tinged with anxiety and concern.
Learn how educators (and parents) can play an important role in helping children to develop better self-regulation skills.
This webinar provides an overview of the current understanding of the physical and mental health and development issues associated with screen use by children. The focus is on the physical implications of television, electronic games, desktop computers, laptop computers, tablet computers and smartphone use. Practical tips on wise ways to use screens will be provided.
This module will help you to understand how to provide good nutrition for young children, and how to teach children about good food choices. It includes detailed information about the key elements of a healthy diet, and the types of food that are particularly important for young growing bodies. It also provides suggestions on how to educate children about healthy food choices.
In this module, we focus on how to help children learn to manage their own attention, emotion, thinking, and behaviour. Self-regulation develops rapidly in the early years, through experiences and relationships that shape brain development. What can you do to support children to develop these critical skills?
Developed in collaboration with Early Childhood Intervention Australia (NSW), the Inclusion Series is about the participation of all children in early childhood services.
The transition from early childhood education to school is a unique process for each child and each family. This is equally true for children with disabilities and developmental delays. How can educators and early years teachers best support these children and families to make successful transitions to school?