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There is substantial evidence that Aboriginal youth face serious challenges in schooling, in general, and in literacy development, specifically. Thus…

Focus:

2000 Words to Grow, Current Research, Engagement, Skill Development

Target Age:

3-6, 6-12, 12-18

There are a number of ways to instill security and inner calmness in children.  Why is this important? It is when anxiety reaches a sustained level…

Focus:

Skill Development

Target Age:

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

The Boys & Girls Club of London is a non-profit family recreational facility that provides activities for children and youth whenever school is…

Focus:

Skill Development, School

Target Age:

6-12, 12-18

Kids are exposed to media stories and pictures about violence and conflicts around the world, which can be overwhelming. What can parents do to help…

Focus:

Engagement

Target Age:

12-18, 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

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

Stephen Gaetz is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at York University and Director of the Canadian Homelessness Research Network (…

Focus:

Current Research, School, Home

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