October 2013

  • Week 3 Term 4 2013

    Term 4 has started well and all the children were very happy and excited to be back in their classrooms. The Cycle One children have begun transistion sessions at Mitcham Primary and are more than ready to begin their Cycle 2 journey.They say they want to stay at Donvale but after only 1 session at Mitcham they are very happy to continue their transitions times in the Cycle 2 environment. What you should know about your Child – By: Emma Wong Singh Movement and Learning Long before modern day research ‘discovered’ that active movement (as opposed to the passive movement of being pushed in a pram, being […]

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  • Week 10 Term 3 2013

    We have had a great term here at MEEC and it is so beautiful to see all the children working with enthusiasm and independence on their chosen tasks. This begins in the Early Starter room where the children are now capable of working for the whole 2 hours. I hope you all saw the handout about computers and young children. I decided to put it in your pockets as I believed it was so very important for you all to read it. Below is more information and questions and answers regarding these issues. Is the iPad helpful to teach children how to do mathematics […]

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