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Six Non-Book Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read More this Summer

Six Non-Book Ways to Encourage Your Child to Read More this Summer

Posted in English Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call shares five ways to make the outdoor learning part of your classroom.

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Three Must-Visit Places for Your Little Dinosaur Lovers

Three Must-Visit Places for Your Little Dinosaur Lovers

Posted in English Tutoring, Science Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Featured

Teachers on Call is sharing a contest where you have a chance to win one of 5 sets of four passes to the exclusive Toronto advance screening of Dino Dana The Movie.

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How to Build Your Child's Vocabulary

How to Build Your Child's Vocabulary

Posted in English Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Having a strong vocabulary helps students with reading, writing and expressing their thoughts and opinions.

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How to Teach Your Child to Love Reading

How to Teach Your Child to Love Reading

Posted in English Tutoring, Featured, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call shares strategies to help your child love reading.

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What To Do If Your Child Is Struggling with Reading

What To Do If Your Child Is Struggling with Reading

Posted in English Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Kids develop at their own time, so take a deep breath and try to assess the situation. Ask yourself, Does my child just need a little more time? Or is my child struggling with learning to read?

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11+ Multi-Sensory Ways To Practice Sight Words

11+ Multi-Sensory Ways To Practice Sight Words

Posted in English Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Primary Tutoring, Junior Tutoring

Sight words are the most common words found in texts, and for a child who is learning to read, being able to quickly recognize and recall these words is critical to becoming a fluent reader.

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Five Strategies For Accessing Quality Summer Reading Materials

Five Strategies For Accessing Quality Summer Reading Materials

Posted in English Tutoring, Tips & Advice

We polled our team of Toronto tutors to ask for their strategies for finding quality reading materials to enjoy all summer long.

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7 reasons to attend Reading For The Love Of It

7 reasons to attend Reading For The Love Of It

Posted in English Tutoring

Every year the Teachers on Call team looks forward to attending the annual Reading For The Love Of It (RFTLOI) language arts conference in downtown Toronto. Here are our top 7 reasons to check out this year’s Reading For The Love Of It

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Kickstart A Lifelong Reading Habit In 15 Minutes A Day

Kickstart A Lifelong Reading Habit In 15 Minutes A Day

Posted in English Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Spending 15 minutes a day enjoying a literacy activity is a great way to reinforce a positive attitude around reading. The more frequently you read as a family, the more your children will gravitate naturally to reading!

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Helping Our Kids To Choose Kind Everyday

Helping Our Kids To Choose Kind Everyday

Posted in English Tutoring, Community

Are you familiar with the saying, “Kindness is free, sprinkle that stuff everywhere?” It’s the perfect mantra to share with your kids during this month’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week. The week runs from November 19 to 25 and is dedicated to encouraging inclusiveness, empathy, and kindness to others.

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