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Test Anxiety!

Many students experience stress or anxiety before a test. In fact, research has proven that being a little nervousness before a test can actually optimize an individual’s performance. However, when the stress/anxiety becomes so excessive that it actually interferes with an individuals test performance, its referred to as test anxiety. Test anxiety is a psychological […]

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Test Taking Tips

Here are some tips that will help you improve your performance during a testing situations. Get A Good Night’s Rest The Night Before Both your brain and body need enough rest to re-energize and consolidate the content/information you studied for your upcoming test. Having a good night’s rest before your exam will not only help […]

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How to Prepare for a Test

Here are some tips on what your child should do to prepare for an upcoming test or exam! Keep up with school work Keeping up with course work will make preparing for an upcoming test much less stressful. This is why students are strongly advised to attend classes regularly, keep up with their course readings/homework […]

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Tips to Ensure Your Child Succeeds in School

What parent doesn’t want their child to succeed in school? As parents we all want our kids to both meet and surpass their academic and future goals. The good news is that it’s been proven that family involvement and support in their child’s school life, plays a key role in their child’s academic success. Many […]

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How to Get Your Child Engaged in Learning

Like adults, if kids are not interested/engaged in what’s being taught they are less likely to learn or pay attention. In education, student engagement refers to the degree of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism and passion that students exhibit when they are learning or being taught by an instructor. Research has demonstrated that student engagement is […]

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Getting Ready to Go Back to School

With the first day of school right around the corner, it’s time to get your kids ready to go back to school!!! For kids, the first day of school is often something they look forward to as they get to reunite with old friends, make new friends, meet their new teachers and learn/experience new things! […]

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How to Continue Learning During the Summer Break

Although summer break is a time for fun, family and friends, it should not be forgotten that two months can be a long break from learning. So it’s not surprising that students lose some of what they’ve spent their school year learning over the summer break. Research has even demonstrated that a non-academic summer can […]

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Overcoming the Fear of Math and Working for Success

“Math anxiety” is a problem that many students experience, especially when they are given Thinking, Communication and Application – based questions. These questions are always different and it’s no longer about memorization, but instead, if the student actually understands the math concepts they have learned. When students experience anxiety, they are no longer able to […]

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Why is STEM Education so Important?

This has got to be one of the most frequently asked questions we receive when we speak about our STEM program or even why we chose to develop the Step Up STEM Program. Here’s the low down. According to some research… STEM is important because life is changing, technology is growing and the jobs available […]

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