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About Focus Education Australia

Teacher, tutor, parent, educator, SUP rider! :)

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Releasing trauma for easier learning

All of us have suffered some kind of trauma in our life-travels. Some things we remember because at the time, it was ‘big’ to us. Perhaps indeed it was ‘big’ and indeed extremelylife-altering and traumatic. Most of it however, has … Continue reading

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Fight, Flight or Learn!

Fight, Flight or Learn!   The autonomic nervous system is divided into the sympathetic system, which is often identified with the fight-or-flight response, and the parasympathetic, which is identified with what’s been called the relaxation response. Both of these states-of-being, … Continue reading

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Benefits of knowing your learning style

The benefits of knowing your learning style.   We are ALL born like little snowflakes – no two of us are alike! Many parents would be praising the Heavens at this beautiful in-built design fractal! We have unique tastes in … Continue reading

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Who is medicating whom and why?

  I’m fully intending to be provocative in writing this blog. Full agreement will mean failure of my intent! Every parent will face, at some time or other in their parenting journey, the question of whether or not to give … Continue reading

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The Healthy Learning Pyramid

For many years, most of us have struggled to understand why many people especially some of our own children, simply don’t ‘get’ or haven’t ‘gotten’ school. Despite our obvious intelligence and willingness to learn, school-based learning, for many, remains difficult … Continue reading

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Some proven steps for academic success

There are many steps that enable all of us, especially students, to create what we want in the world. To consistently create the end results we feel we deserve. So, what stops us? Of course, we can play the blame-game … Continue reading

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