Blog Posts in July, 2014

  • Family Guide to Emergency Preparedness

    A few weeks ago we published a guide to hurricane preparedness in anticipation of the summer storms and some of our readers asked if we could also provide one for other emergency situations. Having a ...
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  • Reducing Stress for Adult Students

    Thinking of going back to school but worried that you won’t have the time? We understand that families, jobs and time pressures make adult education a daunting task. That’s why our adult tutors help ...
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  • Super Summer Holiday Activities

    “I’m bored!” Does this sound familiar? The summer starts feeling really long when you have bored children at home. That’s why we’ve whipped up a list of activities for you to enjoy that are ...
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  • Understanding the Role of School Counselors

    School counselors are an integral part of the school system and they are there to help bridge the gap between parents, students, teachers and administrators. They hold an absolutely essential position ...
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  • Is your Child Ready for Elementary School?

    Even if your child is old enough by the cut-off date for your elementary school’s enrollment, it’s more important to focus on their physical, social, and cognitive development to see if they are ready ...
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  • Understanding the Common Core State Standard Initiative

    The Common Core initiative was implemented in the U.S. for K-12 students and outlines what they should know and understand after completing each grade. The initiative focuses on English language and ...
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  • Preparing for High School

    The move to high school is a big one and most students (and parents) may be feeling a little anxious about the change. One way to help alleviate your child’s nervousness and prepare them for their new ...
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  • How to Pick the Right Elementary School for your Child

    Picking the right school for your child will ensure that they are in an environment they can thrive in. Making the right choice from the start will ensure that your child gets the best building blocks ...
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  • Hurricane Season: Is your Family Prepared?

    As hurricane season arrives, ensure that your family has an emergency plan in place. Even if you don’t live in an area that experiences hurricane’s you should have a family emergency plan which covers ...
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