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Digital Wellbeing: Managing the YouTube Obsession

Date Published: 14/10/2019

Dr Kristy Goodwin tells us in her article Why is my child obsessed with YouTube? that YouTube and YouTube Kids have now replaced TV as the chief source of entertainment for both kids and teens. For those parents who are

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The Hunting

Date Published: 16/07/2019

The Hunting is a four-part mini series that is due to be screened on SBS on 1 August and we highly recommend it to teachers and parents. It deals with confronting issues about teenage relationships, sex and consent as a

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Resources to Support Parenting Digital Age Kids

Date Published: 04/06/2019

Raising kids in a digital age where they are surrounded by a tsunami of screens causes concern for most parents. Managing their screen time and digital dependence, cyber safety issues, and the addictive nature of apps, gaming and software leave

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Parent Breakfast Bookchat

Date Published: 03/06/2019

What a wonderful morning we had to share great reads with our breakfast bookchatters! Meeting once a term, members from our parent community join us for tea, coffee, reading recommendations and lively discussions on what we’ve been reading, viewing and

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Mother’s Day Reads

Date Published: 29/04/2019

We have plenty of suggestions for #greatreads for Mum on Mother’s Day. Check out the following iCentre Pinterest boards for our curated list of new reads that can either be purchased from your local independent book store or borrowed from

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A New Book about the Teen Brain

Date Published: 01/04/2019

Teen Brain: Why Screens Are Making Your Teenager Depressed, Anxious and Prone to Lifelong Addictive Illnesses – and How to Stop It Now by David Gillespie has been recently published and we think it will be of interest to staff

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Read Like a Girl with Your Dad

Date Published: 20/07/2018

We’re excited to be hosting this great event and initiative in the iCentre on Tuesday night, July 24th, from 6 – 7.30pm.  See you there! Read Like a Girl Father Daughter Event Attention Dads of students in Year 7 &

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Read Like a Girl with your Dad

Date Published: 04/06/2018

Read Like a Girl Father Daughter Event Attention Dads of students in Year 7 & 8. We invite you to play a part in your daughter’s reading journey. You can do this by participating in our Read Like a Girl

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Office of the eSafety Commissioner

Date Published: 27/05/2018

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is a valuable government resource which is committed to helping all Australians have safe, positive experiences online by providing the opportunity for everyone to stay up to date with online issues, new resources, and the latest research. As a

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Stories Make Us – Stories Create Our Future

Date Published: 20/03/2018

Congratulations to Morris Gleitzman, one of the iCentre’s favourite authors, who has been announced as the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018-12019. The theme for his two-year term will be Stories Make Us – Stories Create Our Future. The Stories Make Us calendar, created by

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