Kathryn O'Neil

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Connecting the dots

Educators in Melbourne are carrying out school-based action research to connect the dots between professional learning, classroom practice and …

Building resilience to cope with stress

‘Resilience’ is somewhat of a buzz word these days. Dr Lyn O’Grady, community psychologist and KidsMatter's National Project Manager, demystifies …

Australian Universities

Trauma, adversity and kids

Children and bullying:bystanders and UP-standers<p><b>Children and bullying:</b><p><b>Bystanders and UP-standers</b><p>Bullying impacts a large number of school aged …

Managing stress through mindfulness

Dr Richard Chambers is a clinical psychologist and mindfulness consultant who helped develop the Smiling Mind Mindfulness Meditation program used by …

Connecting with families: conversations that make a difference

Working with families helps to ensure the best outcomes for children’s mental health, as well as their learning and development. Effective …

How Teachers Help Students Who've Survived Trauma

One out of every four children sitting in American classrooms has experienced significant personal or emotional distress.<p>When I was teaching at an independent middle school, the term “professional development” meant shoring up my skills in English and Latin, strengthening my cultural literacy base, …

Professional development

At KidsMatter, we have a number of professional development tools across our KidsMatter framework. Other organisations also offer professional …

Cool Maths - 10 Ways to Use Shopping Catalogues

<b>Summary:</b><p><b>Shopping catalogues</b> are a cool maths resource when teaching as they form the basis of some quick math thinking. Kids love them and they are …

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In K-12, iPads Are a Detour

Being Mobile | Blog<p><b>Fact</b>: In the general public, the sales of 10 inch-screened tablets, e.g., iPads, are dramatically dropping.<p><b>Sample</b> <b>Evidence</b>: "Growth …

Tips to Make Time for Tech in the Classroom

<b>9 Tips - How to Make Time for Tech in the Classroom</b> This blog arose as I was instructed to finish my SLO. I hadn’t even started it yet, as I was …

SoundSwaps on the App Store

Has potential<p>May 20, 2014<p>iOS teacher<p>This app has lots of potential - I hope the developers will continue to work on it.<br>I agree with the only other …

Teaching Similarity and Difference Lesson Plan: The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

Summary of Lesson Plan:<p>This lesson plan focuses on a English Language Arts objectives: similarity and difference. Students compare the story The …

Autism Women's Network

Image: Light purple text reads: "Autism is a disability, not a behavior problem. The way we survive in this world is with appropriate supports, …

6th Grade

Back to school: How parents can fight the fear of math

CBC News – Janet Davison<p>“Education experts would say MacArthur is on to something, particularly in a world where angst over mathematics reigns …

5 Easy Activities to Help Set Rules and Expectations

Summary:<p>The following activities can be completed over the course of a few weeks at the start of a new school year as a means to develop shared …

Creating A Text About The Seasons - A Writing Lesson for Year 2/3

Summary:<p>This lesson aims to provide students with knowledge and ideas to create their own text which explains their understanding of the seasons in …