How to Effectively Read Your Child’s Report Card

BY KYLEEN GRAY With the arrival of June, inevitable report card season looms for students, teachers and parents. There are four key components parents and guardians need to pay attention to that should all be weighed equally when judging a student’s performance throughout the school year. AttendanceThere is a significant and direct correlation between student…

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5 Easy Ways to Make Literacy a Family Activity

BY KYLEEN GRAY Literacy learning and vocabulary development are essential skills children must learn and master for success in school, work, and life. The equation is quite simple: literacy skills = school success = employment = physical, mental, and financial health. Traditionally, literacy was a family activity, but it today’s media-drowned world, finding time for…

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Gift Guide: Meaningful Holiday Gifts for Teachers

BY KYLEEN GRAY The holiday season is upon us. It’s the time of year where the scramble for gifts begins and our pocketbooks start shrinking. Hopefully, this short article will give you some easy, meaningful and economical gift giving ideas for those in education this year. School Program Donation Our public schools in Ontario are…

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The Impact of Cannabis Legalization

BY KYLEEN GRAY The legalization of cannabis is a major cultural shift in our country — especially since (ahem) until now we’ve been telling kids that drugs are bad. Significant education is required to support our youth and their families in understanding how this change will impact their lives, those of their families, and society…

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