Blog Posts in January, 2012

  • Exam Stress Busters

    Exam stress is caused by that annoying voice in the back of your head that says you can’t possibly pass this exam. You’re going to fail, disappoint your parents and end up living in a cardboard box on ...
    Continue Reading
  • Smartphones in the classroom

    Mobile phones are universally disliked by teachers and parents. Both are concerned with the constant thumb twiddling teenage obsession with texting. Most educators are well aware of the distraction ...
    Continue Reading
  • How to get the best out of tutoring

    Every student is different. Providing a personal tutor for your child will uncover the root causes of bad grades or unfulfilled potential. Good tutors will test your child to find the missing building ...
    Continue Reading
  • Does class size matter?

    Everyone knows that no matter how small your classes are, having an effective, committed teacher is by far the most important ingredient in a successful classroom. However, even the most effective ...
    Continue Reading
  • Snooze or Lose

    We all know that young children need tons of sleep, so we enforce bed times to ensure that they get all they need to stay healthy. As children mature and they get too old for bedtime, we forget that ...
    Continue Reading
  • Let the Sunshine in

    When you think of your kids and sunshine in the same sentence, do you automatically reach for the sun block, close the curtains and generally batten down the hatches? Exposure to the sun has been much ...
    Continue Reading
  • Typing spells the end of cursive writing

    Remember practicing the endless pages of patterns and curls that culminated in cursive? I struggled to master many of the letters and longed for the simple lines of print. Cursive writing was ...
    Continue Reading
  • Tips on Keeping Students Motivated

    A whopping two thirds of high school students say that they are bored at school every day. With large class sizes, teachers teach at a pace that reaches those in the middle, but is too slow for ...
    Continue Reading
  • Family Movie Night

    Watching movies with your children is a rare pleasure you can enjoy with them at any age. As our society becomes more computer-centric, the importance of visual literacy increases exponentially. ...
    Continue Reading
Page of 1