Fish Philosophy- Make Their Day.

How awesome is this?  Customers are buying doughnuts early in the day so the shop owner can sell out early and spend  some extra time with his sick wife. They are even buying a dozen at a time to help out. What a way to Make A Day! #Fishphilosophy #maketheirday Click...

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Inspire Others

We came across this post from August 2018 By  Matthew  Joseph on the Tech and Learning site. A great poem o inspire us as we head back into the classroom for a new year,. Read the article at Tech and Learning

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10 Principles for Effective Teaching

The Australian Society for Evidence Based Teaching posted a article by Shaun Killian He discusses 10 evidence based principles of effective teaching, so we thought we would share. Principle 1: Care about helping your kids to do the best that they can Principle 2:...

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Bringing a Dog to school

When our children were in their early years at primary school, their teacher had her  beautiful chocolate Labrador, Cleo, in class each day. Cleo loved it and she was loved  and adored by all of the children, who read to her and snuggled in. Recently, I was at another...

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Count the apples!

Today I was reminded how important small gestures can be... a kind word, a bit of praise, knowledge shared. As teachers, as parents, as friends, as people, we cannot underestimate the effect that we have on others. Here is the FISH! Philosophy in action, as shared by...

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Meditation instead of Detention

We recently came across this article from Upworthy.com - "This school replaced detention with meditation. The results are stunning."   It's worth a read. Click here to read the article Back in 2014 when out television series "Today's Schools" showcased Bentleigh...

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You’re a legend!

Recently I took my husband shopping to Aldi and Chemist Ware House. That might not seem much for most, but for us, it's a big event. As I was getting my husband out of the car, an unknown gentleman walked up to me and said "You're a legend'. I guess I looked totally...

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