• Parent Tips to Support Inquiry-Based Learning

    Traditionally, classrooms in Ontario have followed the rote learning model, which is a technique based on repetition and memorization.   But recently, those classrooms are disappearing in favour of a more collab...
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  • Building Study Skills at Home

    Tips for parents to help their kids build learning skills at home  Academic success is linked closely to the role a parent plays at home. Before homework frustrations set in, remember that it's a tool to review,...
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  • Parent Involvement Helps Kids Succeed in School

    Research has shown that parent involvement in their kids' education has a significant, positive impact on their academic and developmental goals.   But parent involvement does not mean standing over your kids wh...
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  • Five Minute Science: The Separating Oil Experiment

    Welcome to Five Minute Science where we offer up cool science experiments you and your kids can do together using everyday household items, in about five minutes!   This week you get to separate oil from water a...
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  • Five Minute Science: The Floating Pop Experiment

    Welcome to Five Minute Science, where we offer up cool science experiments you and your kids can do together using everyday household items, in about five minutes! This week you get to see what kind of pop floats and ...
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  • Five Minute Science: The Gassy Balloon Experiment

    Welcome to Five Minute Science where we offer up cool science experiments families can do together using everyday household items, in about five minutes! In this experiment, you get to give a balloon gas and learn som...
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  • Five Minute Science: The Water Bending Experiment

    Welcome to Five Minute Science, where we offer up cool science experiments you and your kids can do together using everyday household items, in about five minutes! In this installment you get to make water bend and le...
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  • Civics for Kids: Why Stop At Red Lights?

    We've teamed up with the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust (CCLET) to create civics scenarios to help kids, parents and teachers have conversations about civics-related issues. We encourage parents and teachers...
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  • Five Minute Science: The Invisible Ink Experiment

    Welcome to Five Minute Science where we offer up cool science experiments you and your kids can do together using everyday household items, in about five minutes! In this experiment, you get to write secret messages ...
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  • Five Minute Science: The Unshakeable Egg Experiment

    Welcome to Five Minute Science where we offer up cool science experiments you and your kids can do together using everyday household items, in about five minutes!   In this experiment, you'll look like you're ...
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  • Math Tips from Homework Help: Back to School

    Chad Richard is the Program Consultant for K-12 Numeracy with the Durham Catholic District School Board and a tutor with Homework Help, the free online math resource for kids in grades 7 to 10.       &#...
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  • Math Is Everywhere: At the Grocery Store

      You can find math everywhere - even when you are at the grocery store. Whether you and your child are at a large grocery store or small market, you can help your child engage in math in a way that is fun and e...
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  • Games and Puzzles Help Kids Learn Math

    Chad Richard is the Program Consultant for K-12 Numeracy with the Durham Catholic District School Board and a tutor with Homework Help, the free online math resource for kids in grades 7 to 10.     “L...
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  • Helping Your Child Understand Remembrance Day

    The events of 2014 have stirred up a lot of emotions – from the National Day of Honour to mark the end of Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan, to the tragic deaths of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent a...
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  • Civics for Kids: Culture and Identity

    We've teamed up with the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust (CCLET) to create civics scenarios to help kids, parents and teachers have conversations about civics-related issues. We encourage parents and teachers...
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  • Civics for Kids: Freedom of Expression

    We've teamed up with the Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust (CCLET) to create civics scenarios to help kids, parents and teachers have conversations about civics-related issues. We encourage parents and teachers...
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  • Math Tips from Homework Help: Counting

    Kevin Williams is the Program Consultant for K-8 Numeracy with the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board, and a senior tutor with Homework Help, the free online math resource for kids in grades 7 to 10.   ...
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  • Spelling Help for Auditory Learners

    Some kids like to learn by sounding out and listening for patterns. Here are some tips on helping them learn to spell: Adapted from "Spelling: Connecting the Pieces" by Ruth McQuirter Scott and Sharon Siamon. Sound t...
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  • Math Tips from Homework Help: Facts on Basic Facts

    Kevin Williams is the Program Consultant for K-8 Numeracy with the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board, and a senior tutor with Homework Help, the free online math resource for kids in grades 7 to 10.   ...
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  • Spelling Help for Bodily-Kinesthetic Learners

    Kids who are bodily-kinesthetic learners like to learn by touch and feel, and they may not want to sit still long enough for a traditional spelling lesson. Here are some hands-on activities you can try to get them spe...
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