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Summer Rainy Day Educational Activities

Summer Rainy Day Educational Activities

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

While we always hope for nice weather over the summer, a rainy day is a wonderful opportunity to play indoor educational games and work on avoiding the summer slide.

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The Ultimate Summer Booklist for Elementary Kids

The Ultimate Summer Booklist for Elementary Kids

Posted in English Tutoring, Parent Education Resources

Reading is the best way to prevent the summer slide and with the countdown on to the holidays, here are some of the books that are on our summer booklist for elementary school kids

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Transitioning from Elementary to Middle School

Transitioning from Elementary to Middle School

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

Transitioning to middle school can be a big leap for many students and parents.  With less support and a more challenging curriculum, planning ahead to ensure a successful transition is important.

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5 End of Year Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

5 End of Year Teacher Gifts That They Will Love

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

With the end of school rapidly approaching, you may be starting to think about a gift for your child’s teacher to thank them for a wonderful year. Why not make this an educational activity and involve your little learner in the process?

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How To Help Your Child Get The Sleep They Need To Learn Well

How To Help Your Child Get The Sleep They Need To Learn Well

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

We reached out to Rebecca Earl, a Toronto sleep consultant, for her suggestions on helping set up school-age children for a good night’s sleep. She’s sharing 5 tips to help make sure your child get’s the rest they need to be prepared for the school day.

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3 Skills That Help Students Prepare For Post-Secondary School

3 Skills That Help Students Prepare For Post-Secondary School

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

For some students, the final term of school will be their last before transitioning into a college or university program in the fall. With a new beginning on the horizon, now is the perfect time to help them get prepared for the social and academic changes they will face, oftentimes while living away from home.

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Simple Ways To Make March Break Fun And Educational

Simple Ways To Make March Break Fun And Educational

Posted in Community, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

If you’re staying close to home for the March Break, perhaps you’ll want to use the time to explore the city, sneak in some extra physical activity or plan a simple education field trip. Here are a few great choices for Toronto families:

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STEM - 5 Amazing Apps for Kids

STEM - 5 Amazing Apps for Kids

Posted in Science Tutoring, Educational Technology, Parent Education Resources

With the right balance and avoiding unnecessary distractions, technology can enable increased learning for all students.  One way to utilize technology is through apps that support self-paced learning.   Apps can encourage students to be interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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4 Tips for a Smooth Winter Break Transition

4 Tips for a Smooth Winter Break Transition

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

The holiday season is an exciting time to spend and celebrate with family and friends.  However, with all the busy activities and travel, routines are altered and school may fall on the back burner.   Parents can find it hard to transition their children back into their school routines.

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