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Homework Help - Tips from Our Tutors

Homework Help - Tips from Our Tutors

Posted in Tips & Advice

One of the most common requests we receive is for our tutors to help with homework.  It can be anything from learning to read and write, helping with math homework or solving high school biology or chemistry problems.

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6 Tips to Help Study for Math Tests

6 Tips to Help Study for Math Tests

Posted in Math Tutoring, Tips & Advice

Your daughter or son has a math test coming up next week.   How can you help them build the right Academic Coaching skills to study and practice properly?

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STEM Education Over March Break to Keep Learning Fun

STEM Education Over March Break to Keep Learning Fun

Posted in Math Tutoring, Science Tutoring, Educational Technology

With the March Break coming up fast, it’s time to start planning activities to keep your child engaged over the short break.

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March Break Toronto: 10 Things To Do

March Break Toronto: 10 Things To Do

Posted in Community, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

With the weather warming up and the days getting longer, it means that winter is almost over and March break is here!

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Pi Day - 5 Ways to Celebrate

Pi Day - 5 Ways to Celebrate

Posted in Math Tutoring

Pi Day (March 14) is almost here! Here are five fun math activities from our tutors to get engaged

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How to Choose the Right Summer Camp

How to Choose the Right Summer Camp

Posted in Community, Parent Education Resources, Tips & Advice

With one of the coldest winters in recent memory, it is tough to think that summer is just around the corner.   Even though there are several months of school remaining, planning ahead and choosing the right summer camp for your child can take time to do research and ensure the camp’s programs meet your daughter or son’s needs.

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Easy Ideas for DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

Easy Ideas for DIY Valentine’s Day Cards

Posted in Community, Tips & Advice

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, parents and children alike are starting to think about what they will take to school to hand out to their friends. Homemade DIY Valentine’s Day cards are a personal and thoughtful way of showing someone how much you appreciate their friendship. Making Valentine cards is also a great way for young kids to practice handwriting while exercising their creative skills.

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7 reasons to attend Reading For The Love Of It

7 reasons to attend Reading For The Love Of It

Posted in English Tutoring

Every year the Teachers on Call team looks forward to attending the annual Reading For The Love Of It (RFTLOI) language arts conference in downtown Toronto. Here are our top 7 reasons to check out this year’s Reading For The Love Of It

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5 STEM Websites for Kids (that are fun!)

5 STEM Websites for Kids (that are fun!)

Posted in Science Tutoring, Educational Technology

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is an important area of focus in the classroom and at home.  One of the questions we often receive, is how do I engage my daughter or son in STEM?

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A Special Initiative for all Eco-Schools

A Special Initiative for all Eco-Schools

Posted in Science Tutoring

Does your child go to an Ontario eco-school? If so, this Superpower your School Contest is an initiative you’ll want to share with them.

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