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    Saga Briggs is Managing Editor of InformED. You can follow her on Twitter@sagamilena or Facebook.

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  • Therapy Dogs for Schools

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    March 25th, 2020 No Comments Features

    Considering adding a canine to your school roster this year? Studies show therapy dogs make a big impact on childhood education, especially in terms of social emotional learning in young kids. While you’ll need to be sure the pros outweigh the cons in your particular situation, therapy dogs are becoming a popular choice for classrooms… Read More

  • The Importance of Kids Asking Questions

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    March 25th, 2020 No Comments Features

    According to a recent Independent UK article, curious children ask an average of 73 questions per day. Half of those questions many parents struggle to answer, often turning to Google or making something up on the spot. All this questioning begs a question: why do children ask so many questions, and how can parents and… Read More

  • Higher Education Research In Australia

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    January 15th, 2020 2 Comments Features

    If you’re an educator, you may have wondered who conducts research on higher education in Australia, and how. Where can you read the latest statistics, and which research journals are reliable? We’re here to share that information with you. First off, the Department of Education Research and Economic Group is responsible for statistics on higher… Read More