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A Good Nights Sleep

A Good Nights Sleep

            .   A good night of sleep is the most important thing we can do for our children today. A good night of sleep helps them with their thinking and learning in school and in their activities through out the day. It gives them the ability to make good decisions. With all the things that we have going on today in our lives, like sports, music, computer gaming and of course we can’t forget the internet – gaming, social media etc. With all this going on...

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5 Tips for a Great School Year!

5 Tips for a Great School Year!

I’ve talked with many parents about concerns for their children having happy school experiences. I’ve found the following ideas have led to positive results for me and my own children, as well as my students.   1. Set High Expectations Start as young as possible. Teach your children to expect success. Let them know how well they can do in school so that is their expectation. Encourage them to participate in setting goals. What went well last year? What would they like to make...

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How to Get ‘A’s in Math

How to Get ‘A’s in Math

My advice is the same for every single student no matter what grade. LEARN THE MULTIPLICATION TABLES!   Learn them well, so you can answer a multiplication question in your sleep! Knowing the multiplication tables helps you to see patterns, and recognize the easiest way to solve many math problems. This advice comes from more than 10 years of teaching math to students at Mount Royal University, at SAIT, and as a private tutor. Some students were studying elementary math, while others the...

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