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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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Summer Enrichment - Strategies From Our Tutors

Summer Enrichment - Strategies From Our Tutors

Posted in Featured, Tips & Advice

Read our tips to enjoy the summer break while continuing to keep up knowledge and learning from the school 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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9 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Organizational Skills

9 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Organizational Skills

Posted in Featured, Tips & Advice

Does your child have difficulty following instructions, or become frustrated with tasks that require multiple steps like getting dressed or packing their school bag? There are several ways you can help develop their organization and planning skills at home in a fun way.

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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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Holiday Gifts for Teachers That Are Guaranteed to Please

Holiday Gifts for Teachers That Are Guaranteed to Please

Posted in Community, Tips & Advice

The search is on for gifts to express appreciation for your child’s teacher and the important work they do. Supplies are one thing that’s always welcome – they’re practical and useful gifts that can save a teacher money and provide a lot of fun for the class. If you want to give teacher more of a “treat” that they get to enjoy for themselves, we can help you with that, too!

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