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Four Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension

Four Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension

For growing readers, developing reading comprehension skills is vitally important. As children enter new grade levels, they’re likely to be faced with different reading challenges. From textbooks to homework and complex reading assignments, how a child understands...

Encouraging Learning Outside of the Classroom

Encouraging Learning Outside of the Classroom

As the spread of COVID-19 has decreased, much of our global society has been introduced to a "new normal". Wearing masks in public places, working remotely, continuing social distancing, and for students, virtual and online learning. Depending on the location, some of...

Reluctant Reading: Tips for Making Reading Fun and Engaging

Reluctant Reading: Tips for Making Reading Fun and Engaging

Reading is an age-old pastime that provides us with an outlet for learning and entertainment. A good book can transport us into a new world, fostering imagination and creative development. For children, reading is an integral part of development, but in some cases...

Why Music Matters in Early Childhood Development

Why Music Matters in Early Childhood Development

Think of how your favourite song can lift your mood, or even expand your creative development. But, why does music play a foundational role in early childhood development?  Research has shown that from birth to age six is the most critical time for a child’s...

The Importance of Imagination in Early Childhood Development

The Importance of Imagination in Early Childhood Development

We all have an imagination. Your imagination is what stimulates your creative development; it’s the process oThe Importance of Imagination in Early Childhood Development forming and exploring ideas and concepts that are not in our current environment, or in some...

COVID-19 and Education: A Transition into Virtual Learning

COVID-19 and Education: A Transition into Virtual Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact on our economy and our usual way of living. In addition to its mandatory shut down of business across the world, the virus has also impacted the education sector. And, some professionals are saying that education and...

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Education

We've talked a lot about education and the power of reading for early childhood development in our past blogs. Education is one of the most powerful tools you can possess; it not only teaches you necessary life skills but also prepares you for the many future...

The Importance of Early Childhood Education

The Importance of Early Childhood Education

We’ve all heard the saying “children are like sponges,” and when it comes to the developing brain, the saying is spot on. In childhood development, the early years are crucial and set the foundation for learning and developing cognitive and social skills. In fact,...