Blog Posts in January, 2013

  • Top Apps to help you Study

    While some parents and teachers are still wary of incorporating technology into the classroom for fear that it will be a distraction, many are embracing handheld devices as a study tool to help their ...
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  • Do Boys and Girls Learn Differently?

    While individual personality and ability play the biggest roles in determining how your student learns, research shows us that boys’ and girls’ brains are wired differently and that approach learning ...
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  • Stress-free Sick Days

    As flu rages across North America this winter, your family may be affected by students who are not able to attend school. If your student starts showing signs of illness, it’s imperative that you keep ...
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  • Dealing with the Flu Season

    Flu season is here and if you and your family have been lucky enough to avoid the dreaded lurgy, then there are ways to ensure that your good luck continues. While getting the flu shot has been the ...
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  • Helping Teens through Tough Times

    Communication between high school students and parents is often strained or difficult. With busy lifestyles, it’s easy to drift apart and become disconnected from one another. Parents may find that ...
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  • Deciphering Report Cards: What those Letters and Numbers really Mean

    Report cards may seem easy to read, but there are are a number of new grading scales parents may find difficult to decipher. If your child is getting a C, what percentage are they getting and what ...
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  • 6 Tips to Better Writing Skills

    In a world where tweets and texting rules, the art of writing is feeling the pinch. If you have lol’ed and btw.’ed your way through life, writing essays, letters and reports can be a challenge. ...
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  • Good Communication: How to Talk to Teachers

    Keeping up with your student’s progress should be a year-long endeavor rather than a heated conference after a bad report card. Teachers and parents are both really busy, but taking a couple of ...
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