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Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Mostly Advantageous With High School starting to pick up after the first month and midterm season starting in most Post-Secondary institutions, it’s as good a time as any to start talking about tests. Love them or hate them, good test taker or otherwise, they’re a large part of the marking scheme for students in their later…

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22 Sep Posted by in Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

I remember how scary the first day of high school was. High school was different than my first days at other schools. There were lots of other new kids but the school was also so much bigger, and the students seemed so much older! It was all very intimidating. On top of that, I felt…

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01 Mar Posted by in Fun Activities, Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Although the idea of reading for fun may cause some people to laugh aloud and exclaim “in what world is reading fun?”, for many people reading is actually considered to be a very enjoyable and relaxing activity.  If you have not found reading to be an enjoyable activity in the past, that doesn’t mean that…

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09 Sep Posted by in Career Development, Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Leadership and Skills Development, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future

Many students across North America are starting to realize that it takes more than just good grades in high school to be successful after high school. Extracurricular activities are almost necessary nowadays when it comes to being accepted into colleges, and knowing important skills and facts that school cannot necessarily teach you is essential to…

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28 Jul Posted by in Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Fun Activities, Leadership and Skills Development, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation

How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation

Well folks, it’s finally here: SUMMER VACATION! A nice, long break from school during the warmest months of the year (in most areas of North America)… what could be better? You can spend your time doing whatever you want and there are endless possibilities as to what can be done, but at the end of…

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5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

It is not a far stretch to say that preparation for any test at school begins in the classroom. Any material that is covered in class could appear on a test, and the time spent with the material in class is practice for a test. There are many things you can do for yourself to…

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4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery

4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery

Every single subject taught in school is evaluated in one way: by having students solve problems. These problems take many different forms. In English, you may be asked to write about literary features of a book, poem, or play. In history, you may be asked to analyze a particular historical event, and its effects on…

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Computers in the Classroom

Computers in the Classroom

Computers have not been around very long, but in the time that they have been, they have improved greatly. Computers today are much smaller, faster, and more powerful than those of just a few years ago. The number of people who own a computer has also skyrocketed. Many people even own multiple computers, including desktops,…

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Are AP classes right for you?

Are AP classes right for you?

Advanced placement (AP) classes are high school classes which cover first year university or college curricula. These courses go in depth and cover content beyond what the average high school student would learn. There are many ways taking an AP class can benefit you. Learn What You Love AP classes are offered for various subjects…

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How to use your learning style to enhance your education

How to use your learning style to enhance your education

It goes without saying that each individual has a unique background and personality. Though each person possesses unique, individual traits, we are often categorized into more generalized groups based on these characteristics. When applying these concepts to the classroom, it becomes apparent that every student has a unique learning style that works best for them. Although…

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