It’s a common question from parents of preschoolers: “Does my child need to be able to print his or her name before starting kindergarten?”
Establish a productive relationship with your child’s teacher from day one.
If our kids and grandkids are going to be in charge of the planet some day, we better make sure they know what they’re doing. Nurturing their curiosity is key, and science fairs can help.
Young children learn through play, which by its very nature provides a context for physical, social, emotional, cognitive creative and linguistic learning.
Kindergarten is a still a big step for a four-, five- or six-year-old – especially if the child hasn’t been in preschool – and families can help by following these tips.
For the past five years, Ontario schools have been introducing full-day junior kindergarten. Do parents think it’s right for their kids? Two moms and an expert weigh in.
Canada’s growing diversity should mean racism is a thing of the past, but that doesn’t seem to be the case. What can parents do to promote acceptance of all colours, cultures and creeds? QUITE A BIT.
Need help with your back to school list? These great products are sure to get your kids pumped for class.
Deciding whether to send your toddler or preschool-aged child to nursery school can feel like a big decision, especially when some of the choices out there are untraditional.
Test scores and annual rankings do not paint a complete picture. Instead, visit an open house to get a feel for the place, then book a sit-down with the principal.