Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • The Incredible Learning Power of Music

    A great way to improve learning at every age is through the magic of music. You see, certain kinds of music can actually stimulate your child’s higher cognitive functioning and help their development. ...
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  • Is your Child Ready for High School?

    The move to high school is the biggest shift your child will go through in their school career and requires new academic and social skill sets. You can ensure a seamless transition by taking some time ...
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  • How to Motivate your Children

    Do you spend most of your time nagging? If your child has ever received a report card that was less than stellar, or you think they just aren’t fulfilling their potential, you may need a little help ...
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  • 9 Tips to Choosing the Right Backpack

    When I went for a recent dress fitting, the tailor put his hands on my shoulders: “You wore your school bag on this side,” he said, tapping my right shoulder. “Yes, how did you know?” I asked. He ...
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  • Tech Tools for Kids: Cellphones in the Classroom

    Mobile phones are the most pervasive teenage distraction and nowhere are they more disruptive than in the classroom. Not only are texting teens not paying attention to the teacher, but ringing phones ...
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  • Classroom or Online? Best Options for Summer Learning

    If your child is doing a little extra learning this summer to catch up or to move ahead of the class, they have a number of options available to them. We look at the pros and cons of each approach to ...
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  • Create Better Learners with Fun Summer Activities

    The skills that really great independent learners require are vital life skills that all students can benefit from having. Skills like organisation, time management, task initiation, focused attention ...
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  • 7 Fun Summer Activities that Will Keep Kid's Brains Busy

    It’s summer vacation and if your visions of happy kids enjoying the warm weather outside or idyllic afternoons spent riding bikes and gazing at the clouds have given way to constant arguing and ...
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  • Best Tips for Choosing a Tutor

    If your child is struggling a little to keep up, or if you want to give them a boost to get to the head of the class, summer tutoring will not only give them the help they need, it also prevents the ...
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