Monthly Archives: June 2014

Summer School Alternative

With B.C. summer school in jeopardy due to the teacher strike, here is a summer school alternative: Private or group lessons with an experienced, qualified, caring tutor will ensure the need for summer school is more than satisfied. If you … Continue reading

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Free Tools To Boost Summer Learning

Summer is a great time for the kids to kick back and enjoy the holidays. Unfortunately, those lazy days often contribute to lazy minds and come September, a lot has been forgotten. So, here are 9 Powerful & Free Tools … Continue reading

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Avoiding Summer Brain Drain

Avoiding summer brain drain is probably one of the last things on students’ minds as they prepare to kick back and enjoy the lazy days of summer…and for parents, it is probably not much of a concern either. Reasons for … Continue reading

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Math Activities

Here are three Math Activities Teachers and Parents can use. 1. Transportation Costs. This activity, suitable for intermediate students, directs them to investigate the cost of owning and operating a new car. calculating transportation costs 2. Students will write checks … Continue reading

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Raise Happy Kids

It is possible to raise happy kids without being in a constant state of panic. The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it’s “a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic,” as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood … Continue reading

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