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How to Fight Summer Learning Loss!

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Jun 10, 2015 1:21:00 PM

Ah summer - the sunshine, outdoor activities, barbecue's and no school at all...

The two month summer break is great for kids and parents alike, but did you know that summer learning loss can actually affect students' ability to transition from grade to grade? Some studies have found that students' academic skills and knowledge can diminish over the course of summer vacation. According to the Canadian Council on Learning:

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Topics: summer school, parents, class review, planning, summer, kids, students

The Pros & Cons of Summer School

Posted by Adriana Amelio on May 19, 2015 1:07:00 PM

Thinking about summer school? Get the facts!

In Edmonton, around 8000 students participated in Summer School programs last year. Summer school offers students a chance to get ahead of their studies through a variety of academic courses offered in July. These classes prepare attendees for future higher level classes, assist students in earning credits toward a high school diploma, and provide the opportunity for upgrading or repeating a course.

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Topics: summer school, epsb, time management, feature class, parents, teen, edmonton, planning, summer

Featured Classes: Bringing Baby Home & Teens, Crazy By Design

Posted by Adriana Amelio on Mar 26, 2015 12:22:00 PM

Calling all parents!

Are you preparing to welcome your first child into the family? Having troubles communicating with a current one? Maybe you’re just feeling like your relationship has taken a back seat to parenting? You’re not alone!

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Topics: stress, adult continuing education, feature class, parents, teen, baby, edmonton