Catch up @ Cafe 115

After a morning of child wrangling - organising lunches, pulling kids out of bed, brushing teeth and hair, finding lost shoes and packing books into bags - a hard-earned coffee is just what the...

Tackling School Transitions

This month on SchoolTV - School Transitions Whether it is starting school for the first time, moving up to a higher grade or embarking on a journey through secondary school, there is no doubt that...

Reducing Exam Anxiety

This month's edition of SchoolTV deals with exam jitters. As our students begin to approach their final years of secondary school, learning healthy habits around studying is vital. Every year, more and more emphasis is...

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...
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