Failure! What a Genius Idea!

by Michael Grose A leading Victorian independent school is actively encouraging its students to fail, which is an absolutely genius idea. As reported in The Age (28th August 2017), Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School is holding Failure...

Impact of Gambling – SchoolTV

This month on SchoolTV - Impact of Gambling Children and teenagers are particularly vulnerable to marketing tactics and this is greatly concerning. Research shows that children as young as 8, are able to easily recall...

How Parents Can GET INVOLVED at HGC!

BUILDING A STRONG HGC COMMUNITY THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS At Hazel Glen College we are committed to building a community culture that reflects and represents our diverse and broad community. The respectful partnerships between our staff, students,...

Getting ready for camp – fostering indepencence

It has been a wonderful term at Hazel Glen College! Camp can be a stressful time for some students and parents. Here are some useful tips  by Melbourne Child Psychology & School Psychology Services, Port Melbourne to...

What will improve a student’s memory?

How does the mind work—and especially how does it learn? Teachers’ instructional decisions are based on a mix of theories learned in teacher education, trial and error, craft knowledge, and gut instinct. Such gut...

What rules should you have around digital media

What rules should you have around digital devices? by Michael Grose Young people's digital technology needs to be managed and monitored by parents. That means we need to have some rules and guidelines in place....One thing...

Talking about online pornography

Experts say that the internet is sexualising kids too soon. The internet makes it easier for children to engage with pornography, both by choice and inadvertently. Parents are being forced to have the ‘birds...

Tackling Internet Addiction

This month on SchoolTV - Internet Addiction In today’s digital environment, the internet can be viewed as a valuable tool for education, research and entertainment. Young people today tend to go from one screen to...

Encouraging Literacy in Young Children (and Beyond)

The Conversation explores the best ways to support your child's literacy journey: How can parents best help their children with their schooling without actually doing it for them? This article is part of our series...
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