Understanding Children’s Learning Style

We each have our own unique learning style, and if we can identify a child’s learning style, we will be much better able to connect with them and support them in their learning. Our teaching will also be much more effective. Children too can benefit from understanding their personal learning style. This knowledge can help them to access learning More...

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By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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Give Your Kids a Life Companion

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

So many adults and children seem to be struggling with depression and anxiety these days. In my early days of teaching 20 years ago, you certainly didn’t hear much about anxiety in kids. Twenty years later, More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Sunday, December 1st, 2013
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Ready Set School – Your guide to being school ready

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
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Can’t recall all those handy hints and tricks from Danielle Mantakoul’s Ready Set School evening?   No worries, we got you covered. If you have not attended a Read Set School talk, here you will find More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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The School Lunchbox Purchase. Get It Right!

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
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As the new school year looms, we begin to make those all important school purchases, and for those of you with kindergarten starters, this includes a new lunchbox. But before you buy, take a moment to consider More...

By Mummy Weekly On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Nurturing A Gifted Reader

Parents can contribute greatly to the development of their gifted reader. Gifted readers are a subset of gifted learners who may have the ability to understand information at a higher level or from a different angle More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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New Ways To Say Goodbye

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
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Weekday mornings in Australia, parents everywhere are dropping off their kids.  When we say goodbye, we hope that a little piece of us stays with them throughout their day. While a simple goodbye can be effective, More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
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How To Get Homework Success

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Our kids have six hours of schooling, and then once home are expected to continue on with it in the form of homework. Be you a believer or not, homework it seems is here to stay and has been around for as long as More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Damn! We Got The Teacher Who Yells!

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Got kids in primary school? Then I believe there is a good chance you are fully aware of the teachers at your school who have the yeller reputation.  At the beginning of each year many of us hold our breath and More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, October 29th, 2012
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Purchasing That Kinder Uniform

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

At this time of year, those of you that have children attending school orientation may also be purchasing the new school uniform. While this may be a simple task, I have a few pointers that will save you both time More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, September 17th, 2012
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Cat, mat, fat, sat – How to Encourage an Interest in Print

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

Some parents want to encourage an interest in writing and print in general, nothing wrong with that, but it can be the way you go about it. Lots of parent like to write down words for kids to copy. Cat, mat, sat, More...