20
Nov

How We are Growing Our Own Food

We have been busy breaking ground (and swiftly covering the soil with mulch). This week marked our very first harvest of crops from our fledgling farm nestled along the Hawkesbury River. Picked at dawn and delivered to our Children by lunchtime, we had crates of lettuce, pak choy, and rocket ready to be prepared into nutritious stir-frys and salads for

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19
Sep

Implementing THRASS in Childhood Learning Centres

THRASS is an acronym for Teaching Handwriting Reading & Spelling Skills. It is a teaching method aimed at building a solid foundational understanding of literacy. THRASS works on the idea that to gain a working knowledge of how language behaves we must understand the process behind word building. Literacy teaching methods have changed over the years and various models have been

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5
Sep

Changes to Rules around Immunisation in Australia

The Government has been moving towards making vaccination mandatory across the Nation, introducing the No Jab No Pay, and No Jab No Play policies, to encourage parents to immunise their children No Jab No Play legislation has been implemented with some variation between states. In Victoria and New South Wales, the policy states that a child who has not been vaccinated

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17
Jul

Libraries and Early Years Literacy

ToBeMe has researched the importance of a library in a child’s life and have extracted parts of a paper entitled “Library 
preschool
 storytimes: Developing
 early 
literacy
 skills
 in
 children” by Judy MacLean ADTED 458 – Dr. Sheila Sherow Summer 2008. Judy MacLean talks about the benefits of a library.  She refers to a “public library” as many children do not

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23
Jun

Common Speech Disorders among Children

Speech disorders are becoming increasingly common in children.

7
Jun

ToBeMe Featured on Education Today

ToBeMe’s CEO, Rob Yeldon, and Educational Leader, Emma Parle, spoke with Education Today

10
May

Understanding the Child Care Rebate

Understanding the Child Care Rebate can be confusing at times.

28
Apr

ToBeMe Featured on Channel 9

ToBeMe Early Learning was proud to be showcased on Channel 9’s Today show on 20th April.

6
Apr

What Does it Truly Mean To Be Me?

Building self-identity starts early. Children will begin asking questions about themselves and wondering what makes them special from an early age.