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Developing Strong Organization and Study Skills

Developing Strong Organization and Study Skills

Posted in Special Ed. Tutoring, Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call shares ideas for students to develop strong organization and study skills.

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Toronto Educational Summer Field Trips

Toronto Educational Summer Field Trips

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call shares ideas for summer family educational field trips in Toronto.

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Back to School Jitters – What Parents Can Do to Help

Back to School Jitters – What Parents Can Do to Help

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Toronto Social Worker, Lindsay Ross shares tips to overcome back to school jitters.

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How to Review Your Child’s Report Card in Three Easy Steps

How to Review Your Child’s Report Card in Three Easy Steps

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Report cards are an important resource to reflect on achievement, progress and areas to improve on. It’s important to make use of this important document before it gets filed away for the year.

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8 Questions for Your Child's Teacher Before School Ends

8 Questions for Your Child's Teacher Before School Ends

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Before the school year ends is the perfect time to schedule a chat with your child's teacher about academic and social progress. The ideal outcome is to provide direction on where to focus student efforts for the remaining months.

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20 Questions To Ask Your Child About School

20 Questions To Ask Your Child About School

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Asking about your child’s day is a meaningful way to gain an understanding of their feelings towards school, academically and socially. As children move into the higher grades, you’ll get less communication from the teachers, so engaging in conversation about school is particularly important.

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4 Ways to Stay Focused Over the Holiday Season

4 Ways to Stay Focused Over the Holiday Season

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

The holiday season is a well deserved break for students after a busy four months of school. But it is also a good time to begin to prepare for the new year.

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Report Cards Are Out and Parent Teacher Interviews Are Over.  Now What?

Report Cards Are Out and Parent Teacher Interviews Are Over. Now What?

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

November is famous (or infamous) both for the first report card or progress report of the school year and parent teacher conferences. You've seen the report card and (may have) met the teacher, now what?

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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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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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