Focus on Education

Music education has all kinds of benefits for kids.

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Music education teaches stress management, teamwork, enhanced coordination, self-discipline and more, Angela Counter reports     Playing a musical instrument is rewarding, but there’s more to music education than learning to keep a beat. Even if your child isn’t the […]

The pandemic is a tough time for kids, educators say.

Crime and punishment (and school)

During a pandemic, school officials need to consider the stress that students face during these unprecedented times, experts say.    Back in the 1950s, discipline in schools was strict and authoritarian. Corporal punishment was practised frequently. Schoolchildren were expected to […]

Dr. Bruno Riel and Shannon Neill, co-iSTEAM coordinators_Photo Courtesy AcadeCap

Can your child enjoy math and science?  

Innovative curriculum may be the answer, Kita Szpak writes  We’ve all heard over and over, the importance of STEM curriculum. This, combined with the fact that heightened interest in a subject serves as an excellent catalyst in learning and enjoying […]