Hiring tutors, coaches, and mentors has the potential to lead to a great boost in learning, growing, and improving in your academics, business, or personal endeavours. However, there are many instances where people hire help only to be disappointed with the lack of results. Here are some tips that will help you in achieving valuable […]
Look over last year’s material Many students have a difficult and slow start in September because they have lost about 2.6 months of grade-level equivalency in mathematics and about two months of reading achievement over the summer holidays. If there were learning gaps at the beginning of summer, now there are bigger ones. The loss […]
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 reviewing last year’s content instead of teaching new material. This has resulted in both high […]
Canadian education has received a lot of criticism in recent years. In response, some schools and school districts have revamped the K-12 curriculum and changed their assessment process. These solutions are hasty actions that are taking our children’s future in a dangerous direction. In her article, Students Will Keep Learning Less Until We Finally Let […]
According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, Canada’s top three universities – the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, and McGill University – have fallen in their global ranking in the face of global competition. On the other hand, two Chinese universities made a major leap upward and outranked UBC and McGill.
Goal setting is an important skill for students to master. Having goals helps students focus and holds them accountable for their actions. If students are struggling with procrastination, goal setting is also a useful tool to give them a boost in motivation. Often, one of the hardest aspects of goal setting is knowing how to […]