Online learning offers loads of benefits and fun!
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Join me Wednesday morning at 9 am! Let’s talk and share.
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Next week (Wednesday, April 29), in addition to a general chat, I will be sharing some information about Raz-Kids, a fun platform for younger children to improve their reading skills. Also, I will redo some of my talk on CommonLit. I will walk you through the various steps and how to use these sites.
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Join me Wednesday mornings at 9 am!Let’s talk and share. This is a short blog to let you know about the livestreams coming up on my YouTube channel.Everyone has been tossed into a whole new world lately, and we all have questions, concerns, difficulties, and so on.  In a way, this Covid-19 situation is one of the largest teachable “moments” ever!For this reason, I thought some live streams would be helpful.I will be presenting a few tips to help parents and students w...
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Learning from Home?
Learning at Home?Make a ScheduleI know a lot of parents are struggling to help their children with learning during this odd Covid-19 time.  Soon schools will be providing some lessons and guidance; however, it will be up to the students and parents to ensure that the lessons are done. Some students might receive little or no further formal education this year, so the students will need to pick up the ball themselves – with a little help, perhaps.  Look below for a free informal c...
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Covid19 and Learning
Look below for resources for yourself or to keep your children learning over this challenging time.
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Stop Worrying – Start Learning
There are at least two sides to this idea: stop worrying; start learning.  The first is that worry, or more generally, stress, will hamper, or even halt your ability to learn anything.  It’s true! You know times in which you have been worried and you practically panic. Even the simplest tasks become difficult when we aren’t thinking straight.  The more we worry about, “Where did I put my keys!” the more we can’t think about where we might have put the keys.  It is counterproductive.
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Space to Learn!
If you have been following my blog and videos for some time, you will have learned about creating a good study space. In this blog, I am reiterating how important it is to take the time and the effort to make this space happen for yourself or your child.
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Keep Practising
Unfortunately these days practice seems to take a back seat, at least in reference to academics. Almost no student has issues practising basketball or Fortnite or hockey skills. They will practice the same drills or game play for hours and hours – day after day – and start over again the next week.   
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I Am Done!
Last week, one of my grade seven students made a statement that I have heard many times over the years (or a variation of such): “We don’t need to do fractions. We’re done with fractions now.”
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