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Research has shown that children who get to experience nature and the great outdoors are happier and healthier. The Ontario Children's Outdoor…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 12-18, 3-6, 6-12

In 1995, Betty Hart and Todd Risley conducted a landmark study using 42 families of a variety of socio-economic backgrounds.  The study was to help…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Current Research

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6, 6-12

There’s much talk about the importance of literacy, and rightly so. Reading and writing are essential skills that no one should be without. But being…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

The art of reading, particularly engaged reading as opposed to the mechanics of reading, is a powerful predictor of life success by any measure. It…

Focus:

Skill Development

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

“Our findings showed that third-grade students who participated in summer reading programs scored higher on reading tests at the beginning of fourth…

Focus:

Skill Development

Target Age:

6-12, 12-18

Making Meals Meaningful is a sponsored program through Maple Leaf Foods and has been developed through a partnership of UNICEF Canada and Dr. Karyn…

Focus:

Engagement, 2000 Words to Grow

Target Age:

12-18, 3-6, 6-12

This report by People for Education, a parent advocacy organization, addresses the decisions to be made by Ontario's Grade 8 students with regards to…

Focus:

Current Research, School

Target Age:

12-18

As parents, we all want our children to be the best they can be and to reach their potential.  Strong literacy skills will go far as it allows them…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 12-18, 3-6, 6-12

Read. Sing. Play. Talk. Write. Five small words but when used every day, these simple activities have the power to change your child’s life! These…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 3-6

More and more often the term “physical literacy” is being heard. But what is this exactly?   It means that, like reading and writing, there are basic…

Focus:

Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

0-3, 12-18, 3-6, 6-12