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It’s Pi Day! Learn all about this Worldwide Celebration of

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Today is March 14th (or 3.14) and it’s a day honouring one of the most famous numbers in mathematics, also known as Pi! Once a year, Pi Day is celebrated worldwide by eating pies, pizzas, and for math lovers, it’s a day for celebrating the universal language that math is. But what actually is pi…

Mandy Rusin

4 Ways to Become The Math Expert Your Children Can

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As parents, it’s natural to want to help, but sometimes it is difficult to know how exactly to, or you’re short on time, or simply can’t find the right words to make math make sense. It can feel incredibly challenging to explain concepts from your child’s curriculum and at their level in an easy and…

Jennifer Lee

Math

5 Great Tips to Finding the Right Tutor for Your

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There are many reasons for a child to fall a bit behind in one school subject or another. Maybe your family moved and the new school does things differently, or maybe your child is operating on a different developmental clock than the curriculum. Whatever the reason, being behind other learners is never a happy situation…

Carlie Parkinson

tutoring

Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show

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Please enjoy our sponsored post from APTN.  Season 2 on APTN Celebrates Indigenous Science for Indigenous Children and their Friends premieres on May 10 A helpful resource for parents and educators that’s fun for kids who are staying at home After a successful first season on APTN, Coyote's Crazy Smart Science Show (Coyote Science) returns…

Carlie Parkinson

Science

3 Free learning resources

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With schools closing to help stop the spread of coronavirus, millions of kids will be at home and you may even be their new substitute teacher. If you’re new to homeschooling, you’re probably wondering how you can help your children learn and keep them occupied while you work from home too. It’s especially important to…

Carlie Parkinson

homeschooling

Getting it right with Reading Eggs

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This post was brought to you by Reading Eggs, but the opinions are my own. Reading is an important skill. It’s something we always encouraged our children to do by reading them bedtime stories or doing reading activities on a rainy day. In the past, I never actively taught my children to read. I have…

Carlie Parkinson

Girl using Reading Eggs

Combating Math Anxiety

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For many of us, a simple math equation can trigger an unpleasant visceral reaction. If calculating a restaurant tip or even just seeing a simple math equation makes you feel like running away, you’re probably suffering from math anxiety.  Math anxiety is a debilitating emotional reaction to mathematics that interferes with the manipulation and computation…

Alaina Chun

teaching math

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