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Our Author Book Readings at Indigo

Last year, we published Alpha-Mania Adventures, which is a read-aloud, play based, pre-reading book series that lays the foundation for children to become strong readers in the future. Over the past week, we’ve given two successful author readings, one at the Indigo in the Eaton Centre, and one at the...

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Educational Family Fun in Toronto!

If you’re looking for some fun activities to do in Toronto on the weekends or holidays to help keep your family entertained and intellectually engaged over the cold winter months, look no further! Read below for some fun, educational activities happening around the city:   The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)...

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Take Our Kids to Work Day

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 marks the 23rd annual Take Our Kids to Work Day (TOKW). This is a nation-wide event where close to 200 000 grade 9 students will head to work to job-shadow a parent, relative or mentor. This is a fantastic opportunity for young teens to see the...

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ACT vs. SAT – What is the Difference?

The SAT radically changed starting in the spring of 2016. Many have cited this as a response to the growing use of the ACT by colleges and students in college applications. The ACT has previously seen lower numbers of test-takers, but recent years have proved otherwise. As the ACT is...

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Fidget Toys for Kids with ADHD

Some might think that fidgeting with a toy while working would distract a student, but a physical outlet can actually have the opposite effect. Fidget toys are a great way to help students with ADHD focus. A fidget toy helps by stimulating neurotransmitters in the brain, giving the nervous system the stimulation it...

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The Benefits of One-to-One Literacy Support

In her article “Try Literacy Tutoring First”, Dr. Deborah P. Berrill of Trent University explains that one-to-one tutoring is especially beneficial to students who struggle with the development of literacy skills.  Included as part of the research-into-practice series produced by a partnership between the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat and the Ontario...

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