It is important for parents to allow students a chance to breathe, to relax, to unwind over the holidays. We are entering that time of year where tests, final exams and report cards loom large and many students are beginning to accumulate a certain level of anxiety. Therefore, make sure that your student has fun […]

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Toys that combine technology and tradition are among the top playthings rated for 2006 by the Canadian Toy Testing Council, a non-profit group that, for more than 50 years, has assessed toys on the basis of design, function, durability and play value. The toys are tested by children who play with them for weeks, then […]

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Today’s thinking about learning styles reverses a logical process and tries to influence change in the student’s learning behaviour from outside the student. But, changes must be from within and that is the major flaw in these new theories. We are trying to give children self-esteem as if it were a piece of curriculum, rather […]

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Students learning in a classroom eager to learn

The concept of a ’learning style’ is used to describe the preferred way, or process, that a student uses to identify and integrate information. In other words, the way a student seems to learn most often or most effectively is often called his or her learning style. For example, you may have heard of visual […]

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girl studying her grammar books at school

Viewed from a holistic perspective Whole Language versus Phonics Part 1 When we throw away phonics as the first and primary method of decoding and switch to whole word (whole language) method, we are telling our kids something that isn’t true. We are saying that there is no code — that there is no order […]

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