Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Summer Learning We know that students can lose learning momentum in the summer, so it’s important to have a summer action plan early on to prevent the summer learning “brain drain.” It’s easy to make learning part of the summer schedule; a few hours a week of active learning can prevent summer learning losses. Learning […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Goal Setting Whether it’s the New Year, a new term or semester, or simply just a new unit in class, setting goals helps students take an active role in their education. Goal setting is an important skill for students as it helps them become aware that the efforts they put into their learning have tangible […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Understanding Math Studying for and succeeding in math is different than other subjects. Math is cumulative, meaning it builds upon earlier concepts and already mastered skills. You have to understand numbers before you can add; add before you subtract; learn addition and subtraction before multiplication; learn division before fractions, etc. A strong foundation in basic […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – The Oxford Learning Team

  Every challenge is great, even if we fail… Motivating a child comes from teaching him or her that engaging in the battle to read or understand is fun. Winning is fun. Even losing is fun because we are doing something! Succeeding at this first step involves changing the idea that ‘everything should be easy […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – Kathryn MacLean

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – Kathryn MacLean

Tips for Better Grades in French From Oxford Learning Canadian student’s will take French at some point in their school career.  Whether Early Immersion, French first language, Core, or Late Immersion, our customizable French program is designed to help build French language skills at any level of language proficiency, and to meet each student’s unique learning […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – Kathryn MacLean

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programs – Kathryn MacLean

Study Skills Study Skills are a very unique set of skills that can make life much easier for students. They are very rarely taught in school, students are just supposed to acquire study skills without being taught the right and the wrong way to study. Like counting and math, students have to learn the best […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Tutors – Kathryn MacLean

Grande Prairie Student Learning Tutors – Kathryn MacLean

First School Report Card Important Milestone for Students The first major milestone of the new school year is the first report card. While parents worry and wonder, they don’t need to get too stressed about the first school report card. The first report card of the school year is like a check-up on how your […]

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programer – Kathryn MacLean

Grande Prairie Student Learning Programer – Kathryn MacLean

Does your Child Have Difficulty Paying Attention? Processing Issues Can Be Mislabeled as A.D.D Does your child seem to be easily distracted? Before you label your child as having Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), consider that a disorder called Central Auditory Processing Deficit (CAPD) has many of the same symptoms: • Difficulties monitoring the learning environment […]

Grandeprairie Student Learning Programs – Kathryn MacLean

Grandeprairie Student Learning Programs – Kathryn MacLean

Key Messages: Back To School The best back-to-school preparation is gearing up your child’s learning momentum and priming their brains to get them ready for the school year ahead. Back-to-school preparation is more than simply buying new clothes and school supplies — it’s about a change in your daily routine and preparing your children mentally […]