Archive for the “Tutoring” Category

Winnipeg Is Encouraging Home Learning This Summer

May 21st, 2020

COVID-19 has changed education as we know it, as the virus has caused schools around the world to close down as a precautionary measure. Like the rest of Canada’s provinces, Manitoba has also closed down schools to help flatten the curve and encourage students to maintain social distancing.  The reality is that, while the closing […]

Tips for Getting Your Child Ready for Online Tutoring

April 2nd, 2020

With the right tools and resources, online tutoring can provide your child with the tools they need to keep up with their peers, get ahead, and reach academic success. Learn how you can set your child up for online tutoring with Prep Academy Tutors:

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 Toronto Students Can Help Improve Their SSAT Scores

August 9th, 2019

For students planning on applying to private schools in Canada or the United States, getting a good SSAT score is an absolutely essential component of the admissions process. The SSAT sets an international standard for admissions, and can be taken at the elementary, middle, or upper levels depending on the age of the child and […]

Why Academic Success is a Team Effort for Toronto Parents

July 23rd, 2019

When most people think about education, they think about schools. But the reality is that while primary, secondary, and tertiary schools are where the bulk of formal education happens, children learn just as much if not more outside the classroom — from their parents, their peers, recreational activities like sports and music, and even the […]

4 Strategies to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

July 9th, 2019

For many parents, summer learning loss is a frustrating thing to witness. After watching their child struggle to master vital skills like writing and algebra over the course of the school year, summer comes along and seems to wipe the memory clean. Numerous studies on summer learning loss have been conducted, and scientists have consistently […]

What Is Shared Reading?

June 30th, 2019

Literacy is a critical skill, one that all children need to master in order to advance in their education. So it is perhaps unsurprising that so much of the emphasis in primary education is on helping students acquire the tools they need in order to engage in life long literacy development. One of the most […]

How to Improve Your Child’s Reading Comprehension

June 25th, 2019

Knowing how to read, and knowing how to understand what you have read, are vital skills. According to a recent study, a shocking twenty-three percent of students who had a below basic reading level in third grade did not graduate high school by age 19. Students who were in the top tercile, on the other […]

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