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School ‘no place’ for Supernanny techniques

Posted by bronwynr on April 4, 2009

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TIME OUT: Logan Lovel, 5, of Rangiora, has time out while the other children play.
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Television’s Supernanny has been sent to the naughty step.

Behaviour-control techniques popularised by the TV disciplinarian have spread to preschools despite being in breach of the United Nations (UN) Declaration of the Rights of the Child and the national curriculum, an Auckland academic says.  … more

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Latest children’s books reviewed at the Pivotal network

Posted by bronwynr on March 10, 2009

(click on the pictures to go to the reviews)

The 39 Clues: The Sword Thiefby Peter Lerangis 39 Clues. Book 1 – The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan Payback by Melody Carlson The Runaway Dolls by Ann M. Martin Remember as you pass me by by L. King Perez

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