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Singapore maths inspires UK educators

The “mastery” method, as Singapore’s approach is called in Britain, introduces core concepts gradually. Ideas are broken down into small steps, using real-life objects such as cubes to illustrate a point, before moving on to drawings and then concepts. PHOTO: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS Study finds that British children made more progress in subject when teachers […]

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Learning Potential Assessments with FASTRACKIDS

While researching for studies and applications to assess children’s learning style, we came across this brilliant testing procedure which has helped phenomenally to determine how kids will perform at their optimum learning potential. What is it FASTRACKIDS LEARNING POTENTIAL ASSESSMENT?  Based on Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence, the FasTrack® Learning Potential Assessment (FLPA) is an assessment tool […]

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Charged Up! How We STEM Powered Our Kids

By 5minutesformom Hi! We’re Susan and Janice, twin mommy bloggers, of 5 Minutes for Mom. 5 Minutes for Mom is an essential go-to site for moms that entertains and informs while promoting the online mom community. Our daughters, Sophia, Julia, and Olivia, had an amazing opportunity to try out Sylvan Learning’s EDGE program. When we […]

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TUTORS IN OAKVILLE

Tutors in Oakville includes several options such as in home tutors, tutoring in centres and help in specific subjects by working with a math tutor or an English tutor. Explore this round up of Oakville tutors and tutoring services that can help your child have the best school year yet. If you are looking for […]

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EDUCATING CHILDREN WITH MODERN TECHNOLOGY

Keep up with today’s fast-paced world by using technology to educate your children! In today’s world, technology is constantly improving. With these changes in technology, the world and the way we live our lives is constantly changing as well. The need to understand complex technology such as computers and mobile devices is becoming more and more critical […]

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CHOOSING A TUTOR

Selecting a tutor can change lives, yet most of us don’t think about tutoring unless a student is struggling, and we often don’t consider much more than price. What we overlook is that the right tutor and the right type of tutoring can make a huge difference, both for students who are struggling to keep […]

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COPING WITH BACK TO SCHOOL ANXIETY

Six Ways Parents can Help to Decrease Anxiety The Webster’s Dictionary defines anxiety as: Worried about what may happen Worried about future events Anxiety is a kind of early warning system. A child reaches the state of anxiety when he or she feels that their world is out of kilter. When the child is returning to […]

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WHEN SHOULD MY CHILD TAKE AN INTEREST IN READING?

The benefits of reading to your children are well documented. While it’s a good idea to do many other things to enhance your child’s education, reading is a simple yet effective way to boost brainpower while bonding with your child. Here are just a few of the many benefits. Reading to children increases their vocabularies. […]

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ONTARIO SCIENCE CENTRE – SCIENCE OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL PREVIEW

“The Science of Rock ‘N’ Roll” is the newest exhibit at The Ontario Science Centre. The exhibit explores how science revolutionized music through interactive presentations & activities all ages can enjoy. Make sure to check out the Mississauga Kids video preview above, and enter our contest for an amazing prize pack here. See artefacts from […]

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CHARTING PATHWAYS TO EDUCATION SUCCESS

Oakville students learn their ABCs and then the alliterative three R’s – reading, writing and arithmetic – but before any of that can happen, parents must be schooled in their JK/SKs, FIs, EQAOs, OSSLTs, IBs, and APs. On their learning journeys, they might also encounter IEPs and various iterations of ESL, and later graduate to […]

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