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10 Ways to Avoid the Summer Slide

Here's how to stop the summer brain drain while making learning a fun part of your everyday routine.

Exercising Your Left & Right Brain With Photography!

Photography is a great way to cultivate all the imagination and encourage creativity.

Concepts for Bright Students

Finding a program with good core material is tough, but essential.

Is Math Only About “Math”?

There is so much more to math – it is not just the content that a child learns.

Finishing Off Circles

Your child can meet that extra-high level of success by finishing off a task right to the end.

The Ultimate LEGO Classroom at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto

The attraction offers 7 different educational workshops, 5 of which are in association with LEGO Education.

January is Family Literacy Month

Find special events held in the city, plus 10 simple things you can do to encourage your kids to read!

SPRK Lightning Lab

SPRK Lightning Lab is a hub for users to create, contribute and learn with Sphero robots.

Improve Your Child’s Work Habits

Let them experience the feeling of solving problems on their own. It promotes confidence and risk taking.

10 Tips for a Successful School Year

Set the stage at home for a successful school year. Here are 10 tips to help your child flourish and equip them with everything they need to start the school year off right!

Top 5 Myths About Private Schools

Myth or fact? Private schools are insular places only for the privileged. With help from education experts and industry leaders, we debunk the misconceptions about independent schools.

Keep your Kids in French Immersion

Should you continue with French Immersion or not – that is the question! Some parents are concerned about keeping their children in the French Immersion. Tips to make an informed decision.

Maintain your Child's French this Summer

With the school break fast approaching, some parents are concerned that their children will loose some of their French speaking ability. How to keep your child’s French fluency over the summer months.

The Valuable Skill of Debating

To bring traditional debate into the lives of young people stands to provide an intensified learning experience and it's still one of the most effective ways for students apply their learning.

The Secret to Succeeding in School

According to scientists, there are seven different ways to learn something. Deciphering how your child learns is the first step to helping them to succeed in school, something we as parents all want to do.

The Toronto Private School Expo

The Toronto Private School Expo on October 18th, 2014 will help you find the best private school for your child. Get a prime list of options but also speak to school officials and experts face-to-face.

Adjusting to Private School

Are you worried that your child will have a difficult time transitioning to a private school? You’re not alone. Here’s how the benefits of private school help students adjust to their new environment.

Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is a national initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada. It is held annually on Jan. 27 to raise awareness on the importance of reading and other literacy-related activities as a family.

Age-Appropriate Comic Books

What is the appropriate age for comic books and graphic novels? Ultimately, that is the decision of two parties that should always be in close communication with each other: the parents and teachers.

Help Kids Improve School Grades

If your child struggles in school then it’s likely that any number of tense thoughts plague your mind: Is there something more I can do as a parent? Is there some kind of serious intervention that’s needed?

Private Schools Vs. Public Schools

You want to give your child the best but you also have income constraints to think of. So how do you choose between private schools versus public schools? How do you decide if private education is really worth it?

10 Reasons to Read Comic Books

The truth remains: they are a powerful and useful genre for the development of a student’s capacity to comprehend and analyze literature, while dramatically improving their proficiency in Language Arts.

Eco Classrooms Embrace the Future

A well-rounded education these days includes environmental responsibility.

Understanding Learning Needs

Here's a look at how to get insight into your child’s learning style and how to put it to work!

A Good Homework Environment

Give your child some great homework habits so that after-school tasks are a bit more bearable and maybe even fun for both of you. Simple ways to help your kids manage homework without a struggle.

Beyond the Comic Book then Back

There is something inherent in being able to hold a book and immediately go back to verify the information of text on previous pages. Whether this occurs with the traditional printed text or in digital format is currently under some debate.

Homework Tips for Parents and Kids

Today's families are busier than ever. Developing good study habits early on will help students shine in school and balance their daily activities.

How to Choose the Best School

If you’re like many parents, trying to choose which school is right for your child can be one of the biggest challenges you face...

Engaging the Male Learner

Engage students in limitless scientific concepts outside the classroom. These preoccupations with the world of the fantastic are both the catalyst and the crucible to engaging the male learner.

German International School Toronto

Explore why a German education, based in Canada can offer a child a brilliant future.

Toronto’s Comic Book Empire Writes Back

Fascinatingly, the rise of the comic book retail environment seemed to coincide with a new literary and demographic turn.

MINDing our Words

Education is knowledge, and its genuine and moral application is wisdom. Words shape the actions of others and us. They can elicit fear, prejudice, and anger; they can also usher in change, empathy, and understanding.

Start a Kids Book Club

In honour of Family Literacy Day, why not start a kids’ book club? Reading with your kids on a daily basis can help develop a love for books, but starting a book club is a really cool thing to do to fuel a new passion.

January is Family Literacy Month

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada. The event is held on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading as a family.

Comic Book Men, Comic Book Boys

The origin of a great deal of male creativity can be traced to comic books or fantastical literature.
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