For success in high school and post-secondary education, it is imperative to adopt effective learning techniques. Most Canadian students lack proper study habits because these skills are not taught in schools. So even students who are motivated often struggle in … Read the rest
It’s a horrific scene. The test results arrive and you suck in a shaky breath before taking a peek. Never mind that it’s ten percent higher than the class average. Never mind the absurdly high marks you received on your … Read the rest
With so many avenues for interruptions and distractions, it can feel as if you are stuck in an ongoing mental traffic jam. Focusing deeply on a single task is becoming harder to achieve.
Imagine the things we could do with … Read the rest
The da Vinci Surgical System, a surgical robot, is cleared by the FDA to perform … Read the rest
The word “creativity”, when referring to our education system, is almost exclusively applied to artistic subjects such as music and visuals art. However, creativity in schools should not be restricted to the teaching of these subjects, as being creative is … Read the rest
With the new school year just around the corner, there are a few things you can do to ensure your child is ready for a strong start.
Look over last year’s material
Many students have a difficult and slow … Read the rest
Tests and standardization have been scapegoated as the enemy. Students are getting less tests, being assigned less homework, and learning less due to the extensive cuts in the curriculum content. In math class a lot of time is spent on … Read the rest