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19 December 2019

Prevalence of preschoolers meeting vs exceeding screen time guidelines

This study examined the prevalence of children aged 2 and 3 years meeting vs exceeding screen time guidelines and  the strongest individual and family-level factors......

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17 December 2019

Supporting children immediately after a disaster or traumatic event: Trauma Toolkit

This video from Emerging Minds discusses how to support children immediately after a disaster or traumatic event.

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17 December 2019

All ages play: Intergenerational playgroups in residential aged care

This article describes a pilot program that introduced a weekly intergenerational playgroup trialled in a Queensland aged care service.

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17 December 2019

School starting age and child development in a state-wide, population-level cohort of children in their first year of school in New South Wales, Australia

One in four children (26%) were found to have delayed school entry, with boys, younger children, those with an Australian born mother and socio-economically advantaged children......

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17 December 2019

Associations between screen-based media use and brain white matter integrity in preschool-aged children

This study investigated if 3- to 5-year old preschoolers’ screen-based media use was associated with differences in the structural integrity of brain white matter tracts......

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17 December 2019

Rainbow family formation and dissolution in Australia: A scoping review of the academic literature

The aim of this study was to summarise and identify key themes within the Australian academic literature relating to rainbow family formation and dissolution and family law......

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09 December 2019

Talking about parenting: Why a radical communications shift is needed to drive better outcomes for children 2019

This article from AIFS discusses the importance of understanding how parents think about parenting in order to communicate more effectively with them. Common messages such as......

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09 December 2019

Communicating student learning progress: A review of student reporting in Australia

This report presented the findings of a three-year research project which examined the effectiveness of communicating student learning progress.

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02 December 2019

Parenting pre-teens: A pivotal time for children and parents

This research used data from the Parenting Today in Victoria Survey which involved a representative sample of 2,600 parents to explore the challenges and opportunities for......

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25 November 2019

Bushfires can make kids scared and anxious: Here are 5 steps to help them cope

This article discusses research on helping children who have experienced bushfires.

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