All posts by Jennifer StGeorge

Dr Jennifer StGeorge is Senior Lecturer in Family Studies at the University of Newcastle. Jennifer’s work in family research explores several related areas, including father engagement in human services, fathers’ role in child development, and parenting processes. She has a particular interest in using qualitative methodologies to explore personal and developmental aspects of family life. Jennifer’s PhD in music educational psychology was awarded in 2010, gaining a University and National Australian Society for Music Education Award. She teaches courses in family studies and qualitative research methods, is a registered trainer for NVivo (qualitative analysis software) and reviews journals in related fields.

Five ways with stimulating play

Early brain stimulation promotes social and other skills in young children. Mothers and fathers tend to offer different sorts of interactions writes JENNIFER STGEORGE drawing on research into the nature of play to explore five evidence-based ways parents and early years educators can foster exploration and playfulness. More than 1 million new neural connections are […]

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