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Building a Strong Vocabulary

Developing a strong vocabulary helps with communication, comprehension, and reading ability.   There are many different strategies parents can use to build their children’s vocabulary, even during common, everyday activities. Converse with your child frequently.  Don’t be afraid to throw some “bigger,” more complicated words into your speech. Encourage children to ask questions about words they […]

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Let Kids JUST play!

Are you a helicopter parent? Do you not leave your child alone? Does your child have to be in a supervised activity at all times? Are you afraid about everything that surrounds your child? Are you over the top, extremely paranoid about what your child does, and who comes near your child? It’s time to […]

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The NEW Ontario Kindergarten Program 2016

September 2016 brings changes to the Ontario Kindergarten Program. Policies set out in the final Kindergarten program document – The Kindergarten Program, 2016 – will be implemented in Ontario schools in September 2016. The Kindergarten Program, 2016 will supersede The Full-Day Early Learning-Kindergarten Program, Draft Version, 2010-11. In conjunction with the new Kindergarten program, the […]

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