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5 Useful Tips to Help Your Child Transition Back into the School Year

It’s August and the Back-to- School commercials have begun! The discussion about September is underway and...

6 ways to foster curiosity, build confidence and instill a love of learning in children through STEM

Humans are born curious. Our curiosity helps us make sense of the world and encourages us to learn through observation, play, and exploration AKA STEM activities. As we continue to grow, our curiosity and thirst for knowledge contribute to our ability to learn, build foundational skills and cultivate a love of learning that translates into future success.

The pandemic has proven to affect our children’s ability to learn, remain curious and maintain a love of learning. Here are 6 tips to help parents and educators continue fostering curiosity, building confidence, and instilling a love of learning in children.

Talented, Budding Young Author Discovered in Vancouver

100% volunteer-run charity, Ripple Foundation, announced Cora Arvidson, a seventh-grade student from Vancouver’s Sir William...

8 Common Successful Life Mistakes

etting a great mark, and forgetting everything you learned after a few days. The status quo is only focusing on getting great marks, but not looking ahead at how to prepare for a changing world. Here are 8 common successful life mistakes.

3 helpful tips to speak to your children in more than one language

When my wife and I first met a family who spoke more than one language to their toddler, we were intrigued. Was that possible? Would it be healthy for our children?

5 great ways to get through homeschooling again!

We've been asked to start homeschooling again. It is short-term and hopefully only until January 10th. Here are 5 ways to help get through this chaos.

7 Simple Tips for Finding the Perfect Preschool

We were running errands when one of my teenagers shouted and pointed, “Look! It’s our old preschool!” Soon my other two teens were chiming in, “I loved it there!” and “That was my favorite school. Do you remember when…” And just like that, we were walking down a memory lane of craft projects, field trips, and even that time when the teacher helped with a loose tooth that just wouldn’t budge.
It made me happy that my kids remembered their days there as fondly as I did. Finding a preschool may seem stressful but when you focus on the right things, you can find the perfect place for you and your kids.

Slow and Steady Wins the Race - 10 Strategies to Success!

10 Strategies to Success The following are strategies that have proven successful in helping students reach (and exceed) their goals, regardless of the child’s circumstances!

Why parents choose private school

features parents look for when they turn to the private system include a specific educational approach, such as Montessori or Waldorf; a particular religious or cultural setting; a strong academic setting or a program for children who are gifted; the ability to accommodate special needs; the flexibility to accommodate special scheduling required by art, music or sports training.

22 Questions to Ask Your Child to Sharpen Critical Thinking Skills