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6 Online Schooling Practical Tips for Parents

The second-grade teacher’s computer is frozen, and your bored seven-year-old has left the room to play with the dog. Your fifth-grader is staring into space instead of working on math. You feel like you should do something but it’s time for your Zoom meeting.  You can help your kids with online schooling without losing your […]

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10 Tips for Talking to Young Kids About Coronavirus

There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic is scary. Schools have been closed, kids have not been able to play with their friends, and children are being encouraged to keep their distance from everyone they meet. Adults can only imagine the things that must be going through a child’s mind at this time. Parents […]

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Understanding the Signs of Dyslexia and How to Help Kids Who Have It

Did you know that 1 in 5 people are diagnosed with dyslexia? Dyslexia is more common than most people know. If you’re unsure if your child has dyslexia, then we can help you!  With this guide, you can learn about the signs of dyslexia and understand how to help a child in need. From reading challenges to […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Dyslexic Child

Dyslexia is a condition which causes a person to have trouble with language in several different forms. If your child is dyslexic, he or she may have a lower vocabulary than other children in the same age range, trouble expressing him or herself, experience struggles with reading and may frequently mispronounce words. Act as early […]

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How to Thank Your Teacher – 7 Personalised Gift Ideas After a Difficult Year

The year 2020 has most certainly gotten off to an unusual start, which will be talked about for years to come. With mandatory quarantine in place due to COVID-19, teachers have had to learn a new method to be able to teach children online. Parents have also had to learn how to become their children’s […]

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Dysgraphia Learning Difficulties

Is Writing a Nightmare for Your Child? They May Have Dysgraphia

Writing can be challenging for a lot of students, but how do you know if your child’s struggle with writing is beyond ordinary? Writing shouldn’t necessarily be easy. Teachers should assign writing assignments that challenge their students to go above and beyond. If, however, your child is taking hours to complete a single paragraph, it […]

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5 Mental health tips for teachers and students

The classroom full of laughter, joking and group time on the carpet has been replaced with news in the background, too many people in the house and the voices of Zoom, Facetime and Skype. The question that arises is how do we keep our mental health in a good place during such a time of […]

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Top Strategies to Support Children with Special Needs During Social Distancing

The current COVID-19 situation around the world has required schools to move to remote education and many people are working from home. This transition can be difficult for everyone, and parents of children with special needs (dyslexia, ADHD, Autism etc..) face unique challenges during this time. If your child has an educational program that includes […]

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4 Homeschool Methods and How to Apply Them During COVID-19

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) causing widespread school closures, children across the country are being given alternate resources, some online, to study outside of the classroom. Homeschooling refers to the act of teaching children at home, as opposed to in a public school. Depending on where you live, this could look very different. In Australia, for […]

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5 Benefits of Taking Online Courses

Online classes have grown in popularity across the entire country even more now with the coronavirus, as nearly all colleges provide online courses. These classes are often cheaper than attending a traditional classroom at a university while also giving students much more flexibility. These cost savings can rapidly add up and save you a lot […]