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Turns out smart devices may not be so smart after all

May 17, 2018

Turns out smart devices may not be so smart after all The use and influence of technology have grown exponentially over the past 20 years, so significantly in fact, that technology is an essential part of today’s society, embedded in nearly every activity we engage in. Worldwide, more than 1.8 billion people own a smartphone…

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Holiday Reading

May 3, 2018

Over the holidays I read a book called, The Gift of Failure: How to Step back and let your child succeed by Jessica Lahey. Ms Lahey is a parent of two sons and a teacher and at the commencement of her book she says: “We have taught our kids to fear failure, and in doing…

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A passion for the community leads to public recognition

November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017   Migrant parents who “came to Australia with nothing” enabled Danebank Prefect Stephanie Sekulovska (Year 12, 2018) to “recognise my privilege and understand how fortunate I am”. This motivation and the fact that she is ambitious with a passion for the community, led to Stephanie recently receiving a Youth Volunteer Achievement Award…

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STEM Mentoring Program

August 9, 2017

STEM Mentoring Program Year 4-8 students explore real-world problems and solutions in STEM program There have been many exciting developments in Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering recently and a select group of Danebank students have been engaging with these issues in a program designed to explore innovative design solutions to big picture problems. Twenty girls…

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Digital sabotage: Screen time disrupts our internal body clock and suppresses sleep.

November 23, 2017

Digital media is increasingly pervasive throughout society, including in the bedtime routines of children. Many parents believe that watching a video or playing a computer game before bedtime is calming but, in fact, these activities may have the opposite effect.

For the full article written by the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia please click here.

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