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3 Stress Free Ways to Stop the ‘Summer Slide’

15 Jun Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
Summer is here.  Soon school will be out and then everyone want to have a good time and that does not include having to do schoolwork! But all teachers know about the ‘summer slide’ – kids can lose up to three months or more of learning during the summer.  All because students ‘switch off’ from…

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10 Ways to take the Stress Off your Child

14 Jun Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
Take the stress out of exam time!! Your child may already be taking end of year exams and it can be a very stressful time.  Students are studying hard and parents are doing all they can to support their child.   Here are some ways to take the stress off your child, ways that you…

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What a Potluck Dinner Can Teach us About How Children Learn

22 May Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
Potluck dinners are a wonderful North American institution. They didn’t have them in the UK when I lived there and large dinner parties meant hard work and days of preparation for the host and hostess.   At a potluck the host asks people what they would like to bring and coordinates the dishes into a…

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Don’t Waste the Summer; Have a fresh start!

22 May Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
Will you waste the summer? Summer is coming. School is out – at least in North America where I live. The summer is the time to forget school and the stress and anxiety homework can cause and look forward to good times. Or is it? Yes, summer is about relaxing and having fun but it…

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Strategies that Leads to your Child’s Success In School and in Life!

12 May Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
The one most effective, efficient, easy to do, guaranteed to succeed, powerful, proven strategy that leads to your child’s success In school and in Life! A magic trick that any parent can do There is one question that parents always ask, “What’s the best way to help my child learn?” Parents expect me to tell…

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Parents and the Education System

10 May Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
Parents have a special role to play in education systems and it is not always a pleasant one.  Parent are underdogs.  Teachers may say, and believe, that parents play a vital role in helping children learn, which they do, but they rarely provide parents with the ability to make this happen. How do I know…

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Will tutoring help your underachieving child?

19 Apr Posted by: Dr Patricia Porter
It has been estimated that as many as 1 in 5 children underachieves in school. 20% of children do not perform in accordance with their age or talents. In other words, they have unfulfilled potential. It can be difficult to realize when a child is underachieving. The teacher who has only known the child for…

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Teach Your Child Anthropology to Make Him a Responsible Citizen

28 Mar Posted by: Iulian Mitran
We often see that our teens step into “the real world” with a very shallow knowledge about social structures, and generally have difficulties when it comes to building long lasting bonds with people that come cultural environments that are very different than their own. It is quite unfortunate that very few schools really stress the…

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Helpful Strategies in Communicating with Children

23 Mar Posted by: Joana Hopes
Children are not good communicators, and communicating with children is not an easy task, everybody knows that. At times, they can keep talking for hours, without waiting for others. And they look so cute! But there are some on the other end of the line, the ones who don’t talk. No matter how hard you…

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4 Tips to Handle a Stubborn Child: Things to do

3 Mar Posted by: Lana Evans
Well well well! Stubborn child, we all know that some children are indeed stubborn and they need some kind of tricks to be handled. So here in this article, I am going to talk about the powerful parenting skills, I’m writing about the ways to understand and communicate that you probably never heard before. So…

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