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Moving Away For School? Here is What You Need to Know

Moving Out of Your Parents House- From a Student’s Perspective The time has finally come for you to move out of your childhood bedroom in your parents’ house and head to your first year of post-secondary education. You’re most likely feeling a mixture of anxious excitement about this step in your journey towards independence and… Continue reading Moving Away For School? Here is What You Need to Know

Tips for choosing a post-secondary school

It’s not your imagination: graduation is creeping closer and closer. And whether you can’t wait for the next big step in your life or wish that things would stay the same a little longer, you have some big decisions to make. College and university admission letters are starting to roll in. If you’re lucky enough… Continue reading Tips for choosing a post-secondary school

How you can help your child achieve the best post-secondary education experience possible

Heading to university or college is a rite of passage for thousands of young Canadians every year. While choosing the best program is top of mind for many high school students and their parents, it’s never too soon to start exploring what higher education programs across the country have to offer. By researching post-secondary programs,… Continue reading How you can help your child achieve the best post-secondary education experience possible

7 ways to help you prep for your child’s post-secondary education

Many children have been left wondering how the pandemic might have impacted their studies and future careers. When it comes to applying to college or university, giving them reassurance and guidance is essential right now. Students often look to their educators for academic advice but with less access to school guidance counsellors this year, many… Continue reading 7 ways to help you prep for your child’s post-secondary education

Getting kids back to reality amidst real Covid-19 concerns

Now that many parts of the country are reopening and kids are going back to preschool or daycare, how do we prepare them for the “new norm”? This isn’t just a regular transition. Children are facing new challenges brought on by the pandemic surrounding health and safety, social distancing and separation anxiety from being away… Continue reading Getting kids back to reality amidst real Covid-19 concerns

How can you help your child transition back to school?

While all families experience some degree of anxiety around managing the transition back to school, this year every family will be facing unique challenges as they adapt to yet another “new normal”.

Earth Day: How climate change is taught in Canada

Earth Day: How Climate Change is Taught in Canada A growing number of Canadians understand that climate change is happening and that, together, we can take measures to mitigate its impact. In a recent study by Lakehead University, researchers found that while 85% of Canadians are concerned about climate change, just over half of us feel we… Continue reading Earth Day: How climate change is taught in Canada

Make learning to read fun with games

Learning to read can be challenging for many students. Teachers and parents can help students foster a love of literacy by incorporating innovative methods that can help take the boredom out of learning. Whether a student is struggling to read or they’re experiencing reading obstacles such as dyslexia, approaches like using games may help accelerate… Continue reading Make learning to read fun with games

Four March Break activities that keep kids learning

March Break is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start planning some fun family activities. While the break gives kids a bit of rest from routine school activities, it doesn’t mean there should be a lull in their learning too. Cities across Canada will host all kinds of exciting and fun… Continue reading Four March Break activities that keep kids learning

Beat the winter blues with these family-friendly activities

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season has come to an end and, for many Canadians, that means we’re looking forward to at least 12 more weeks of winter. Depending on where you live in the country, that could mean three months of arctic-cold temperatures, lots of snow or seemingly endless grey days, not to mention fewer… Continue reading Beat the winter blues with these family-friendly activities

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