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Throughout much of North America, there is a growing trend to shorten or even do away with recess entirely, in order to find more time to teach academics. In some classrooms, some teachers use recess as [...]
Could your child be a victim of cyber-bullying? Signs of Cyber Bullying There is nothing more disheartening than to discover that peers are bullying your child. But sometimes the signs aren’t as clear as a bloody [...]
Setting high expectations for our daughter’s education. Girls and Education There was a time when girls rarely went onto university or college. Today, more than 50% of university degrees are awarded to women. Still, many girls [...]
How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over-Scheduling Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and sports [...]
Homework tips for the child who hates homework. Homework Tips Homework is an important part of a child’s education, but if you have a kid who is struggling with academics, homework may feel like adding insult [...]
A look at the many benefits of the overnight school trip. School Trips Whether it’s to travel to a new country, a band trip, or a school sports league, overnight school trips can be a child’s [...]
Does your child hate school? Shut Down Learners Do you have a child who was great at Lego and puzzles as a preschooler? You were certain they’d be a brilliant academic, yet here they are, years [...]
Whether a child is the victim of name calling or physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a child’s sense of self worth. Is your child the victim of bullying? Sometimes the signs are hard to spot, [...]
All children excel in certain areas. For the child who is gifted academically, their intellectual abilities can pose unique challenges for both parents and schools. What makes a child intellectually gifted? Certainly genetics play a role, [...]
When it comes to higher grades for our children, many parents resort to tutors and longer homework hours, but a better approach might be to increase recess time. Studies show a direct link between more exercise [...]
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