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Heather Welch, Edx Education today we will be in conversation Dr Karin Jakubowski Educator, Empowerment Coach, Founder, Educational Impact Academy.

Episode 40: Dr. Jakubowski believes in connection before correction using mindfulness strategies with her students.  Helping kids live to be happier, healthier every day. She has touched the lives of thousands of families in multiple states with her ability to connect and help kids experience success from challenging behaviours. With a doctorate in Educational Leadership, […]

How Can Play be Facilitated in Children with Special Needs?

The Importance of Playing Contrary to some old-fashioned beliefs, playing is not a frivolous pursuit with no value, it does in fact play a critical role in the healthy brain development of babies and children. Play is so important to optimal child development that it has been recognized by the United Nations High Commission for Human […]

When do Kids Stop Playing with Toys, and Should They?

The Importance of Play Playing with toys was once considered a frivolous pursuit with little worth. However, advances made in brain imaging over the past 30 or so years has provided solid scientific proof that play is essential for healthy brain development in babies and children. Legislators, educators, and parents alike have responded to this […]

How Sensory Learning Can Help Teach Children with Disabilities

Disability Education Children with physical or intellectual disabilities have a right to receive special educational provisions. This is defined as “educational or training provision that is additional to, or different from, that made generally for other of the same age” in mainstream settings. Essentially, special provisions or adaptations should be made to give disabled children the […]

Children playing with family

Keep it Simple A mother discovers with great delight that one does not love one’s children just because they are one’s children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.” (Gabriel Garcia Marquez) We often focus upon specific activities with children, helping them learn different skills. Whilst this is important, the best way to […]

Why is it important to play with your child

Connecting as a Family Through Play: Why it’s so important and what to do “The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” Dodie Smith When I think back to my childhood, the memories that I hold most fondly are those times […]

Amanda Archer, Mum, Teacher, Researcher, Education Expert

Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in conversation with Amanda Archer, Mum, Teacher, Researcher, Education Expert Amanda has worked in education for 25+years as a teacher, consultant and currently researching digital language and communication. Today we are chatting with Amanda about her current research, love of learning and communication and digital language. […]

The benefits of outdoor play in early years

Whatever the season, there are always amazing activities that children can explore outdoors. As parents, it’s more important now than ever that we encourage playing outdoors because it is happening less and less. The increase in children’s media usage is well documented, so it’s time to offset the increase in access to technology or as […]

Absolutely Mama Awards 2021

Edx Education’s FunPlay collection included with Best Toy Category The Absolutely Mama Awards 2021 are now open! These awards honour the very best in the world of parenting essentials – from trusted household names of brands you love to new and pioneering start-ups. Each entry will be put to a public vote and will also […]

Edx Education In Conversation with Cyril Dowling, Author, Play expert, Sales Director Polydron

Episode 38: Heather Welch from Edx Education today we will be in conversation with Cyril Dowling, Author, Play expert, Sales Director Polydron Cyril is an accomplished author and travelled the world talking about play and learning with polydron. Today we are chatting with about his book, Polydron which is one of our favourite educational toys , hands on […]