Developing strong note taking strategies also encourages students to better focus on the teachers' lesson and helps connect ideas between topics. Here are some of our favourite tips to strengthen students' note taking.
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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.
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.
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:
Building writing skills can be fun and easy. Here are four creative writing activities to help broaden their skills and inspire them to write. We've even included some winter ideas. Be sure to check on grammatical errors when you are done each activity.
The language conference, Reading For The Love Of It, is coming up we suggest you take the time to visit the Exhibitors Display. There you will find storytellers, book publishers, authors, illustrators and more, who are there to show you wonderful resources and want to spend time talking all things language.
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).
Family Literacy Day is almost here. It’s a fun annual reminder on January 27th that reading is an important part of a child’s development. One of the most important keys to success is to engage your child with fun and memorable activities each and every day.