Author Archives: Jason Dawes

School Report Card

I was clearing out an old filing cabinet over the weekend when I came across a handful of old school reports.  I made a cup of coffee, sat down and started reading through them in chronological order.  After a while I noticed … Continue reading

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6 Ways To Give Your Children Constructive Feedback

So you’ve created the right learning environment which is the first step to encouraging your child to complete their homework.  You sit with your child,  open the homework book and you’re ready to begin. With the promise of 10mins TV after homework … Continue reading

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What’s The Most Important Ingredient For Thanksgiving?

Well, I can tell you it was a part of the 1621 Harvest Meal.  It was in the thoughts of Abraham Lincoln in 1863 when he declared the last Thursday of November would be a public holiday to celebrate Thanksgiving.  It’s … Continue reading

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Creating The Right Learning Environment For Your Children

Setting The Scene Your boss wants that report before you leave tonight so that she can prepare before tomorrow mornings meeting, your partner is away on business so you’re picking up the kids from after school club, you’ll then have to negotiate rush hour traffic … Continue reading

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