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01 Oct Posted by in Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

It is that time of year again: students all across the continent are going back to school! Some students look forward to returning to the school routine, while other students dread it; in either case, it is always best to be as prepared as you can be, both mentally and physically. Here are some things…

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30 Jun Posted by in Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Why Research? It is difficult to write or present a convincing argument if adequate research to support your statement(s) has not been first completed. Using a variety of sources shows that the information being presented is accurate and therefore, is more trustworthy. Proper research can be a lot more complicated than it seems, though; there…

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Make Learning Fun for Younger Students

Make Learning Fun for Younger Students

As anyone who was has worked with younger students before knows it can be quite difficult to keep them interested in learning, especially if they’re having difficulty in class already. Trying to force them to stay engage will usually end up with both parties feeling frustrated and will thus, hinder progress. Below are some tips to make…

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14 Feb Posted by in Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Resources, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Online Researching Tips

Online Researching Tips

Online Researching Tips

Online research can be very intimidating, especially if it is not something you’ve done before. Where to start? What’s reliable? How do I source the papers, websites, articles, or journals that I use? There are plenty of questions to be asked about online research. This guide should help you find a place to start your…

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28 Jan Posted by in Career Planning, Colleges and Universities, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips to consider before making the leap from high school to university

Tips to consider before making the leap from high school to university

Tips to consider before making the leap from high school to university

Going to university/ college is one of the most exciting things that a student can do, but it can also be one of the most daunting challenges that you face if you aren’t properly prepared. The average university student will face a wide variety of challenges such as making the grade, making ends meet and…

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Exam Planning

Exam Planning

As the school year winds to an end, students are faced with the stress of preparing for exams. Generally, there is an exam for each class and so the student will need to prepare for 4 exams in a semestered school or 8 exams in a non-semestered school. Students can find themselves feeling very overwhelmed…

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06 May Posted by in Education, Parenting, Resources | Comments Off on Five Reasons Struggling Students Can Benefit From a Personal Tutor

Five Reasons Struggling Students Can Benefit From a Personal Tutor

Five Reasons Struggling Students Can Benefit From a Personal Tutor

Struggling in school is a situation that many children in the United States face on a daily basis. This daily battle can result in a child no longer being interested in their studies and even ceasing to feign any sort of desire to go to school. While challenges at school are particularly difficult for children,…

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04 Apr Posted by in Learning Methodologies and Styles, Parenting, Resources, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips and Strategies on Note-Taking

Tips and Strategies on Note-Taking

Tips and Strategies on Note-Taking

The ability to take good notes is highly-desirable among all ages. Ideally, students should focus on listening, in addition to writing down good notes. Note-taking skills allow students to learn during and after class; the best class notes are legible, concise and contain any information that is helpful. These skills are developed over time and…

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12 Mar Posted by in Education, Fun Activities, Parenting, Resources | Comments Off on Science Fair Project Ideas

Science Fair Project Ideas

Science Fair Project Ideas

It’s that time of year again where you and your child have to prepare for the annual school science fair. Science fairs are a great way for students to show off their research and innovative skills, which will set them apart from crowd, while still having some fun! The most difficult part of any science…

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11 Jun Posted by in Resources | Comments Off on Utilizing Your Public Library

Utilizing Your Public Library

Utilizing Your Public Library

When it comes to your child’s education, you want to make sure you are finding and using every resource that may be helpful. Though your child’s school is likely equipped with a well-stocked library, it may only be available during school hours and is often not somewhere you can go with your child. Utilizing your…

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