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High Schools #3

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Encouraging your teen's interest in science
(12 to 18 years)
Children are born natural scientists – curious and eager to learn - but this natural interest can seem to disappear in the teenage years. Encourage your teen’s interest in science with these simple tips!
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Code masters
(12 to 18 years)
Coding is a hot topic and we know that parents are keen to know more - this coding article on Learning Potential is among our most popular.
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Mindfulness and managing stress
(14 to 18 years)
The later years of high school can be stressful for your teen as they manage study, exams and extra-curricular activities. This article has tips on how you can help your teen to manage their stress with ‘mindfulness’ techniques.
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Study hacks
(14 to 18 years)
'Hacks' are creative strategies to make daily routines a little bit easier. These top ten study hacks can help your teen get the most out of their study time. .
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Using a test to reset for success
(12 to 18 years)
Your child will do many tests throughout their school career, from mini quizzes to NAPLAN to major exams. These eight tips will help your teen use their results on any test to benefit their future learning – no matter how well they did on the test itself.
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Thinking about tertiary study?
(16 to 18 years)
If your teen is thinking of going on to tertiary studies, there are lots of things to consider. This article has a great list of questions to think about, and resources where you can start researching the answers.
 
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Join the #parentech - parenting in the digital age conversation over on www.parentech.com.au. This national conversation led by the Australian Parents Council is about bringing together parents throughout Australia to discuss the issues and develop a shared understanding of what is needed. Join the conversation and take the #parentech survey. 
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