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5 steps to a healthy school holiday routine

Posted on 25 November 2015

The summer holidays are nearly here! After a long school year, kids need a break. But it’s also important that they stay healthy –...

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How should I talk to my baby?

Posted on 23 September 2015

Although your baby might not understand you yet, the way you speak to them in their first year can make a difference later on.

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Long term consequences of colds and ear infections in children

Posted on 30 July 2015

During the winter months, it’s common for children to pick up common colds and complain of ear aches. What many people don’t realise is that...

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Why the first two weeks of school are so important

Posted on 4 February 2015

The first two weeks of school are a time when students and teachers build relationships, set expectations for learning, and reinforce the routines for...

Learned helplessness and self esteem

Posted on 21 May 2014

 “I can’t do it.” “I’m dumb, I’ll never be able to read.” “I can’t be bothered, it’s too hard.” “It’s too easy, I’m bored.” Have...

May neuroscience and learning news

Posted on 30 April 2014

It’s the May edition of Sonic Learning’s neuroscience and learning news. It’s a great way to learn a lot in a short time. Enjoy!

How to help students with Auditory Processing Disorder

Posted on 23 April 2014

“Ben, put on your shoes and socks, get your bag from your room and meet me at the car.” Predictably, Ben forgets at least...

April Neuroscience and Learning News

Posted on 9 April 2014

Welcome to the April edition of Sonic Learning’s Neuroscience and Learning Roundup – a collection of what’s been firing up our neurons from around...

Brain Myths: What Your Brain Hemispheres Are Really Up To

Posted on 11 March 2014

You’ve heard the story: the left hemisphere of your brain is logical, analytical and detail oriented; the right hemisphere is where creativity and intuition...

How to build student stamina

Posted on 5 February 2014

So much of success in life boils down to persistence. While “natural ability” is often touted as a gift that must be nurtured, students...