Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean  Better Education is the Best Investment In today’s economic climate, many families are tightening their belts. The luxuries are the first to go: the dinners out, the extra car, the additional cable stations. However, the one thing that isn’t seen as expendable is education. After all, […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean  BACK-TO-SCHOOL CHECKLIST Before School Starts—This checklist will help you as you prepare your kids to head back to classby re-introducing successful school-year habits! Re-introduce bedtimes and wake up times WHY? Poor sleep habits can have an impact on how students perform in class. The sooner that […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean  Fight ‘Summer Brain Drain’ with Oxford Learning Do you ever imagine your child at the top of the class? This summer, you can help turn that dream into a reality with any one of Oxford Learning’s summer programs. Oxford Learning uses cognitive learning techniques to help […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean  End Summer Learning Loss with Brain Camps at Oxford Learning What will your child learn this summer? With plenty of choices available, parents face a tough decision in choosing activities to fill up the summer days. Studies have shown that during the summer, children can lose […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean  Homework Wars Even if your child thinks homework is useless or stupid, it still has to be done. Fortunately, there are ways to help kids complete homework assignments… and give parents peace of mind. First, don’t try to change your child’s opinion about the value of […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean Tips for Better Grades in French From Oxford Learning Every Canadian student takes French at some point. Whether it’s introductory classes, immersion, or French First Language, French can be beneficial to learning, but it can also create difficulties for students, leaving many frustrated or disinterested. The […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean Discovering Your Family -By R. N. Whitehead We all want to be involved in our kid’s lives. We just don’t know how. By involved I mean being able to talk with our kids and not just providing a taxi service. Unfortunately, habit and insecurity often prevent […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean Making MATH Add Up Math basics are a fundamental part of our everyday life.  While a student may not ever need to calculate the distance to the planet Jupiter, knowing simple multiplication tables and other math basics are skills that nobody should ever be without. In […]

Ask the Student Learning Programs Expert – Kathryn MacLean

Set Goals For School Success Setting academic goals can be challenging for students—most students merely exist from day to day, from test to test, project to project without much thought to where they are going or where they currently are. This is not surprising as skills such as time management, organization, and goal setting are […]