Primary (K-3)

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Project-Based Learning at Home 

Project-Based Learning (PBL) can be easily integrated into distance learning to keep your child working steadily over a longer period of time with less direct oversight on your part. Your child can develop independent research and work skills while delving deeper into topics through genuine curiosity. 

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What Strategies Can Parents Use to Support Students with LDs in Math?

It can be challenging to have to help your child learn math concepts you may not have touched for many years; especially if your child has a learning disability (LD). My hope is that this article will show you five helpful ways you can help to engage and support your child with math at home. 

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Using Differentiation to Support Learning at Home 

In the classroom, teachers work to understand the learning profiles of their students and ensure that lessons and assignments are developed to meet everyone’s needs.  At home, you can apply differentiation to help your child meet their learning goals.

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Supporting Online Learning Using the Brain’s Natural Strengths

Online learning requires considerably more voluntary focus and the ability to persist when an effort is needed. By using the four pillars of learning, active engagement, attention, error feedback, and consolidation you can support all your students when they are learning away from the classroom.

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Five Strategies for Helping Students with LDs Avoid Procrastination

Studies show that many students postpone their schoolwork, which affects school performance. Procrastination is particularly present in students with learning disabilities (LDs), where resilience and persistence in dealing with a task are often weaker. 

Using Manipulatives to Support Math Learning at Home

Using manipulatives to support math learning at home can help students at all grade levels improve their mathematical reasoning and problem-solving.

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5 Simple Tips to Help Your Child Acquire Reading Skills

Parents play a significant role in supporting children’s reading development. Use this list of tips at home to help improve your child’s reading skills.

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What are the differences and similarities between Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD) and ADHD?

While it is theoretically possible to have someone who has both NVLD and ADHD, these two conditions often get confused because some of the symptoms associated with them overlap. This does not mean that the two conditions are co-morbid (that is, it is not the case that they frequently occur together), but rather that some of the symptoms of both conditions look the same.

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Developing Caring Schools: Positive Behavioural Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Developing caring schools involves creating a safe, orderly, predictable and positive environment that promotes education and learning. By implementing the Positive Behavioural Interventions and Supports (PBIS) system, Canadian schools can foster the development of such positive environments.

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What strategies can we use to improve a student’s flexibility?

Much of the time, flexibility problems persist less because of a lack of objectively good strategies and more because of a lack of the motivation, engagement, and interest to get behind a strategy and apply it.