How Can I Get My Child Interested in Science?

Most children are naturally curious about science. Many adults assume kids will find nonfiction boring, but in fact, the opposite is true. We would suggest checking out a variety of children’s nonfiction books out from the library, or investigating online. Topics might include: space, sharks, earthquakes, the body, baby animals, etc. (If possible, have your child help with making the …

Clever Ways to Use Magnetics in the Classroom

Teachers know how important it is to stay organized. Bulletin Boards and centers are essential to keeping organization in the classroom, but sometimes there may not be enough bulletin board or wall space in your classroom. Using magnetics in your classroom saves space and time so you can efficiently manage your classroom. Take a look at these clever ways to …

Make STEM Learning Fun

With the increasing popularity of the digital age, it’s easy to have your kids get fascinated with mobile applications and video games. While engaging with these activities may keep your child entertained, it is taking away the opportunity for your child to learn valuable life skills through interactive play. When your child comes home from school, I bet the last …

New Tax Benefit For Teachers and Early Childhood Educators

As teachers and early childhood educators prepare their classrooms for the upcoming school year, we are reminded now more than ever that learning professionals play a critical role in our children’s development and in shaping the future of our country. We recognize that teachers and child care workers often incur out-of-pocket expenses as they create a positive learning environment for …

The Benefits of Rewarding Your Students

Rewarding your students will reinforce a good work ethic. It helps the students to stay on track and work hard to achieve their goals. Here are some ways you can rewards your students on completed goals.   Whole Class Rewards Whole class rewards can be a great incentive for good work and appropriate behaviour. It can also help students learn …

Hop to it and Get Crafting! 3 10 Minute Spring/Easter Crafts

Crafting with your kids can be a powerful medium for building family bonds and fun, educational interaction! But crafting with your kids can also be a bit overwhelming. With short attention spans, how can you get them to complete a Pinterest worthy craft? Here are 3 great crafts that you can do with your kids in under 10 minutes. All …

Visually Reinforce Essential Skills

Visual reinforcement is an easy and effective way to help students remember essential information. Give your students that extra edge they need and build their confidence, especially as testing time approaches, with curriculum charts and bulletin board sets. Read on to check out our new favourites, along with some fun activity ideas to try out with your class! School Pop …

Making Your Classroom Walls Work For You

Creating fun, engaging, and educational bulletin boards for your classroom can feel like a full-time job. The cutting, the laminating, and the gathering of ideas can take longer than planning your lessons for the week. Whether you have been teaching for decades or are entering the classroom for the first time, there is no denying that a useful bulletin board …

Report Card Time!

We know that you, as a parent or guardian, are vital partners in your child’s education and that children do better at school when their parents are involved. Tips for Reading Through the Report Card Before you read it- Be prepared to keep your composure and not show your child if you are disappointed with the results.  If your show anger towards …