Top 6 Homework Strategies for Parents

Guest Writer: Emily Graham from Mightymoms.net. Homework, as we all know, is an integral part of learning. Although most students groan when a teacher is about to issue homework, its importance is immeasurable. Homework teaches students to take responsibility for completing tasks, work independently, connect school learning and the real world, and reinforce concepts learned …

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Aspiration

“The will to win, the desire to succeed and the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” Confucius The will, the desire, the determination, the tenacity to excel are all varying alternative expressions for the term, “aspiration.” Aspiration is one of the major aspects …

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The case for Neurodiversity in our educational systems .

Neurodiversity is a relatively new term that acknowledges that all our brains work differently. Judy Singer came up with the term in the late 1990s, an Australian sociologist. She used the term in her sociology thesis in 1996-1998 (and formally presented the paper in 1998) “Singer, a sociologist on the autism spectrum, rejected the idea …

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The negative impact of poor Executive Functioning in our Learners.    

Every true educator wants the best for all their learners and in almost all classrooms, we find disengaged learners, seemingly inattentive, and lacking the ability to process information. Personally, I would say having some of these learners make the class rather energetic. We discover some of these learners missing deadlines or turning up late for …

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Teaching and learning versus the lock down.

Positive teacher-student relationships — evidenced by teachers’ reports of low conflict, a high degree of closeness and support, and little dependency — have been shown to support students’ adjustment to school, contribute to their social skills, promote academic performance and foster students’ resiliency in academic performance (Battistich, Schaps, & Wilson, 2004; Birch & Ladd, 1997; …

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