How to Unzip Files

Occasionally a file will not unzip! I have no idea why sometimes the zipping fairy works and sometimes they don’t! Here are some tips. What is a ZIP file? A ZIP file is a compressed folder containing multiple files – usually very BIG files! Windows Vista, 7 & 8 have a pre-installed unzip feature that […]

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My Timetable

At the moment I teach Kindergarten students (3-5) they come the year they are turning 4 and some leave when they are turning 5. When you are considering your timetable there are a number of factors. Having well thought out blocks of time is essential. Smooth transitions are another necessity and routines that the children […]

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How to Teach Your Child the Alphabet

Knowing how to correctly teach the alphabet is very important. You will need to consider your child’s age and early literacy experiences. Pre schoolers may often be able to sing the alphabet song – ABCDEFG… but this does not mean your child actually knows the alphabet sounds, recognition and letters. A phonological awareness base is […]

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Language Development In Children – Babies, Toddlers & Pre Schoolers

Here are ages and pointers for each year of development. Most children will not follow this to the letter it is only a developmental guide. If you have concerns please see your paediatrician or local speech pathologist. Starskills Online Membership : Weekly Early Learning Vocabulary and Online Printables & Worksheets 6 Month Old Language Development […]

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What is Starskills?

  Starskills provides resources and training for educators of 0-8 year olds. There are many resources that are available so please have a look and get inspired! If you have any questions or queries please don’t hesitate to contact me. Ruthie Starskills is a weekly early learning program you can do with your 18 months […]

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How to Teach Using Starskills

Teaching your little one does not have to be kept a mystery! You certainly don’t have to be a teacher you just need passion to want to learn how to teach! Starskills is designed to be simple and to build each week. It has been the best Program to help teach playgroups, Kindy class and […]

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