Prep Academy Tutors Blog Posts in 2019

Why Calgary Parents Should Get Their Children Extra Help with English

December 28th, 2019

If you live in Calgary and have children in the public school system, there is a good chance you have already heard about the recent government cuts that will be hitting the Calgary Board of Education starting in 2020.   Many teachers have already warned that these cuts could have a negative effect on the […]

The 4 Habits All Successful Students Share

December 21st, 2019

The way we learn new information and skills may have changed significantly over the past twenty years, but no matter how many new technological tools we acquire, basic study skills are still a central part of education at all levels. Consistently, the most effective students — the ones able to rapidly master new disciplines and […]

How Students in Ontario Can Master High School French

December 14th, 2019

Because Canada is a bilingual country, acquiring a high level of French fluency while in high school can be an essential stepping stone toward careers in politics, public service, academia, law, and medicine — not to mention unlocking incredible opportunities for travel and personal development outside of work.  But for parents raising kids in heavily […]

5 Things to Look for in a Math Tutor

December 7th, 2019

For thousands of years, mathematics has been central to education. Ever since the Greek philosopher Pythagoras set about trying to discern and codify the underlying scientific laws that govern the universe, mathematics has been an essential tool for understanding the world around us. For some students, math comes easy — the beautiful symmetry, the unambiguous […]

Preparing Your Child for a Career in STEM

October 28th, 2019

In the dynamic, ever-changing economy of the twenty-first century, many parents are worried about whether or not they are adequately preparing their kids to succeed in the future. With young workers facing more pressure than ever before to develop the kind of advanced skills needed to compete in a world where automation is making entire […]

How Montreal Parents Can Promote Literacy at Home

October 21st, 2019

There is no city in North America quite like Montreal. Famous for its relaxed pace of life, romantic architecture, and refined culture, the city’s bilingualism and biculturalism help it to stand out in a country where English and French tend to be geographically divided. No wonder Montrealers are so fond of their home! But while […]

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