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Mar17

Critique versus Criticism

People often confuse critique with criticism but they are quite different in definition and intent. The definitions for both are shown here:       Critique is to “evaluate (a theory or practice) in a detailed and analytical way.”          ...
Feb28

Where is your teen’s head at?

Before the year starts and throughout the first term, it’s is good to consider where your Teen’s head is at. What is their attitude towards the new school year? Are they excited or distressed about school? If they are excited that is easy...
Feb07

Transitioning back into school

As our teens head back to school, it is important for them to click back in.  Some teens are able to click in during the first week, and they find the transition back to school easier than those that take more time to settle into the school year. Part...
Jan18

5 tips to gain a fresh start to the school year

It is time to close off last year and start fresh for the new school year.  For your high school students, here are 5 things they can do to close off the previous school year:   Unpack their school bag.  Empty it out, air it, give it a clean and...