Giving Your Child A Reading Helping Hand

There’s a quiet, under-the-surface battle going on in the education world right now. The way that your Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 or Grade 3ish child is being taught to read and spell is a hot topic for many schools. On one side of the “battle” are schools that predominantly use leveled readers as a […]

Homework: Friend or Foe?

Books flying, pencils being broken in half, shouting, tears…no it’s not a visit to the doctor for the flu shot…it’s 4:30 PM and it’s time for your child to get their homework done. Perhaps one of the more contentious topics in education, homework is an often-debated, never-agreed-upon mainstay of the majority of children’s educational experience.  […]