Preparing Your Child for Kindy and School

As long as I can remember, all I wanted to be when I grew up was a hairdresser. Determined, at the age of 16, I applied for an apprenticeship and participated in a trial day at a trendy hair salon. I quickly changed my career aspirations, as from this experience, I realised there was no way I could … [Read more...]

Think, share and think again

On one of my recent long distance calls to Clare at Clever Girl Media, I discussed with her ideas for an upcoming TED talk.  Knowing the special needs field and educational philosophy in which COG Matters and PLIESE works, she was quick to suggest watching a very interesting and thought provoking … [Read more...]

From our friends at PLIESE!

What is PLIESE?!  Portable, Lasting, Integrated, Education based on Self Exploration.  This Learning Tool, developed in Central Victoria, Australia, it is a core tool to assist with the Cognitive Engagement needs of learners today.  Emma Donaldson is currently utilising the PLIESE tool as a part of … [Read more...]