The further along in their education a child progresses, the more essential for developing the skills to do well on exams becomes. Exams are a central part of the curriculum in middle schools and high schools across Ontario, and in many cases, a significant portion of a student’s final grade will be a result of […]
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How do we learn, and how can we use what we know about the brain to learn more effectively? For researchers in the psychology of learning, these questions are of paramount importance, and finding answers to them can help educators unlock their students’ potential and help them learn more efficiently. One of the central insights […]
Keeping children invested and engaged in learning is a day-to-day struggle for most parents and one that can seem overwhelming. With so many distractions vying for a child’s time, instilling the values of discipline and the virtues of curiosity isn’t easy.
For students who are struggling in school, tutoring is often touted as a great way to help them focus on their academic work and provide the one-on-one help they need to master difficult curriculum material. But how much of a difference does a tutor actually make? This is a valid question, and one that any responsible parent should ask before engaging the services of a tutor.
Written by Nick Mehring of Prep Academy Tutors of Kitchener-Waterloo For parents and teachers alike, it can be incredibly frustrating to see the self-sabotage that sometimes goes on when a student lacks positive study habits and organizational skills. For many bright students, it’s not uncommon for them to be able to simply coast through entire […]
Tips for Helping Your Child Succeed with EQAO Testing The EQAO Testing is given to students in grade 3, 6, 9 and 10. It can be a stressful time for many students, as this is often their first encounter with standardized testing. So how can you help? The best way a parent can help their […]
Congrats! It’s nearly the end of the school year and that beautiful summer break is just around the corner. You just have one more hurdle to jump…exam season. Even though it might seem like an overwhelming task, you CAN get through it successfully if you just prepare yourself properly beforehand. Having helped numerous students get […]
Have you ever sat down to study and found it was impossible to concentrate? It could be that you have not chosen an adequate study area for yourself. The environment where one chooses to study or work is integral to overall success. Use this handy guide to create the perfect study area for yourself or […]
Studying for exams can be a daunting task, to say the least. The month of June is often a time of a lot of anxiety, sleepless nights, poor eating habits, and a lack of a social life. But studying for exams doesn’t have to be so excruciating. We’ve come up with our top 8 study […]
Approaching is that dreaded time of the year… the end of year exams. It’s a stressful time, and studying is a skill that many students have yet to master. There is a lot more that goes in to studying than just reviewing notes. Here are some helpful tips to help make your studying as effective […]