5 Tips to Help Teens Prepare For The B.C. Provincial Exams & Other Finals

Exam season is upon us! This semester’s B.C. provincial exams will be held from June 21 to June 27, and cover English, Math/Numeracy, and French subjects. Back in 2016, the province changed the provincial exam requirements. Instead of writing five provincial exams, most students only have to write two (and French immersion students write three). While the reduction in exams …

Pamphlet — For Your Eyes Only!

  Thanks again :)! Here’s the feedback I need: The pamphlet will be used to give people that know nothing about us, more information. 1) Knowing what you now know about us, does the pamphlet accurately describe our services? 2) Also, would you feel proud giving the pamphlet out to other family or friends that you would want to refer to …

Gitanjali Mitchell — Serving Nanaimo

Gitanjali is originally from Montréal and speaks English and French fluently. She also speaks Spanish at an intermediate level. Gitanjali is a French Immersion elementary teacher and has been for 11 years. She has completed her MEd in Special Education and also hold Bachelor’s degrees in French and Education. Can you tell how much she loves teaching?! Gitanjali also has …

Giving the Gift of Confidence…

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.” The Gift of Confidence, Resiliency & Empowerment While some kids expect money or toys for their graduation, the gift of confidence, resiliency & empowerment will be remembered long after the money has been blown through or their toy has broken. Adding a non-toy gift to your gift line-up can help ensure …

Building Effective Parent-Teacher Relationships…

And Never Worry About Marks Again By Amber Scotchburn, author of Parenting … With A Twist Did you know that students whose parents are involved in their school have fewer behavioral problems and perform better academically?  Did you know that positive parent-teacher interactions positively affect teachers’ self-perception and job satisfaction? Now that you know, here are seven things teachers and parents can do …

Gaylia Lassner — Serving Langford, Colwood & Saanich

Gaylia is a passionate educator who has been a teacher in a variety of ways – from music, to English as a Second Language, to art. Gaylia’s teaching career began at age 13! She offered piano lessons from her family home in Grande Prairie, Alberta, something she still enjoys doing to this day. While teaching music has been a part …

Life Hacks to Getting Straight “A’s” in School & In Life

Five Life Hacks to Getting Straight “A’s” in School & in Life 1. Set a S.M.A.R.T. GOAL for the semester: Helping your child set a GOAL helps your child understand that results are only going to come with action. Using the S.M.A.R.T. method of goal setting will help you create a goal with your child that is unique to them. …