Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds 847 567 Teaching Staff

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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Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing 960 640 Teaching Staff

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

The beginning of a student’s first year at University is usually a very busy time, and often students end up feeling overwhelmed. One of the most effective ways to ensure that you feel in control during this busy time is to develop strong time management skills, and learn how to prioritize the different tasks that…

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Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet 960 639 Teaching Staff

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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An Interest in the Arts During High School = Music to the Ears of Your Future 630 293 Teaching Staff

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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A Guide to Essay Writing 960 567 Teaching Staff

A Guide to Essay Writing

Recently, SchoolTutoring Academy published a blog entitled, “4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery”. This blog offered a generalized approach for all types of problems, including the problems that occur while writing essays. I encourage you to check out that blog (here’s the link to it: https://schooltutoring.com/blog/4-simple-steps-to-increase-your-problem-solving-mastery/) because it is a great place…

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How to Make the Most Out of Summer Vacation 1700 1133 Teaching Staff

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 2560 1707 Teaching Staff

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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Research: Uses and Techniques for Students 960 632 Teaching Staff

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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4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery 1700 706 Teaching Staff

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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Is IB the Right Choice for your Child? 1600 1068 Teaching Staff

Is IB the Right Choice for your Child?

High school education is topic of concern for many parents. Choosing a program that is the right fit for your child can mean the difference between getting into university or college and struggling to finish high school. This is important because in this day and age a high school education is no longer considered an…

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Computers in the Classroom 1700 1133 Teaching Staff

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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Make Learning Fun for Younger Students 1700 1133 Teaching Staff

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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Effective Note-Taking Strategies 2197 1463 Teaching Staff

Effective Note-Taking Strategies

Note taking is often an underappreciated skill that can really make the difference when it comes time to study for a test or an exam but isn’t really taught in school. Below you will find some tips on how to improve your note taking. Shortcuts It can help to develop a system of abbreviations and…

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Are AP classes right for you? 2560 1920 Teaching Staff

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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Online Researching Tips 150 150 Teaching Staff

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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One Surprising Element of Success: Proper Sleep 150 150 Teaching Staff

One Surprising Element of Success: Proper Sleep

Leaving home for university or college can be a very exciting time in your life. There are new people to meet, new places to see, and new things to learn. In all this excitement, you may easily forget one of the most important elements for success: sleep. A Lack of Sleep Increases Stress You may…

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Creating a College/ University Schedule: What to Consider 150 150 Teaching Staff

Creating a College/ University Schedule: What to Consider

One of the best parts about heading to college or university is the change in your academic hours.  As a high school student, you most likely had a set schedule from 8 to 2 or 9 till 3 or so every day.  Post-secondary school gives you the flexibility and option to plan your school schedule…

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Tips to consider before making the leap from high school to university 150 150 Teaching Staff

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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Staying Focused During the Holidays Teaching Staff

Staying Focused During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and distracting time for everyone, including students. With so much going on, including preparing, traveling, spending time with friends and family, etc. it may be easy to overlook your studies during this time. However, if you have homework or projects to be working on, it is important that you…

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How to use your learning style to enhance your education 150 150 Teaching Staff

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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