Monthly Archives: September 2013

Taking Effective Notes

Whether you choose to go old school with pen and paper, or prefer to have everything digital, the most important thing for taking effective notes is staying organized. That means attending classes, dating your notes, and keeping your notes and … Continue reading

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Knowing How to Write Well

Communication skills are at the heart of what it means to be a student. Whether in college, university, or on the job, knowing how to write well is not only an essential skill, but also an important part of fostering … Continue reading

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Study Tips for Your Learning Style

Everyone learns differently, so knowing Study Tips for Your Learning Style will help you to make your study time more efficient. A popular model for defining learning styles is the VARK model: visual, kinaesthetic, reading/writing, and auditory.

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Educational group games & activities

Access an ever-expanding online database of educational group games & activities specifically designed to equip teachers, corporate trainers, camp leaders, youth workers, outdoor educators and many others with outrageously fun and interactive activities.

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Visual dictionary on the topic San Francisco

With this  visual dictionary on the topic San Francisco learn 14 new words and expressions related to this topic. For every vocabulary item there is an illustration, a definition, its use in a sample sentence, and audio pronunciation.

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My Favourite Phonics and Literacy Websites

My Favourite Phonics and Literacy Websites from Teacher Suzy

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Stop Multitasking

Stop Multitasking – it will destroy your brain. Such are the words of Deepak Chopra: “It’s the one skill that gets worse, so if you practice multitasking it will get worse progressively. It also damages your brain. It’s like any … Continue reading

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Free Reading Comprehension Cards

These free reading comprehension cards help students think critically and better understand stories and texts they read. Using the cards, students will practice the following reading strategies: 1) Predict 2) Connect 3) Clarify 4) Question 5) Comment 6) Synthesize These … Continue reading

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Goal Setting for the New School Year

“If you don’t know where you are going, how can you expect to get there?” – Basil S. Walsh This quote by Basil Walsh really pinpoints the importance of setting goals.  If your children do not do goal setting for … Continue reading

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Good Homework Habits

  Good Homework Habits ABC Life Literacy Canada offers 10 tips on how to make good homework habits a part of your family’s daily routine. Establishing good homework habits for younger children helps them develop effective study skills for high school … Continue reading

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