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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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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 Prepare For Parent-Teacher Interviews

How to Prepare For Parent-Teacher Interviews

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

Teachers on Call shares tips to prepare for parent-teacher interviews.

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How to Overcome Math Anxiety

How to Overcome Math Anxiety

Posted in Math Tutoring

One of the most common tutoring requests we receive relates to struggles with math and in particular, math anxiety.

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Transitioning to French Immersion - 5 Things to Know

Transitioning to French Immersion - 5 Things to Know

Posted in French Tutoring

Teachers on Call's French tutors, share keys to success for parents and students to transition to French Immersion.

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Enter to Win our Teacher Appreciation Contest

Enter to Win our Teacher Appreciation Contest

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call has partnered with Staples for a contest in honour of Teacher Appreciation Day on October 5.

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5 Study Habits to Help Your Child Succeed this School Year

5 Study Habits to Help Your Child Succeed this School Year

Posted in Tips & Advice

After the first couple of days and weeks of school, the excitement of back-to-school fades away and homework and studying begin.  This is especially the case for middle and high school students who receive increased homework and learn about their first tests and due dates approaching.

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Homework Help: 5 Tips For Parents

Homework Help: 5 Tips For Parents

Posted in Parent Education Resources, Featured, Tips & Advice

Teachers on Call shares 5 tips for parents to help with homework support

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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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5 Secrets To A Successful Start To High-School

5 Secrets To A Successful Start To High-School

Posted in Tips & Advice

Starting high-school can be challenging—whether walking through the doors for the first time or starting a new grade—but with regular check-ins and a strong routine that encourages independence, the transition can be a great learning experience.

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