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How to take the homeschooling leap

How to take the homeschooling leap

Montreal Families associate editor explains why she decided to homeschool her kids this fall and offers parents advice on how to embark on this courageous journey

Teachers call for less restrictive measures for fall

In a petition sent to the province's education minister, a group of teachers say that it is unfair to impose measures on students such as keeping them in "bubbles" with small groups of kids

10 ways to welcome new kids at school

I've taught my kids the importance of seeking out new kids to help them with a difficult transition

Homework can be a headache – is it worth the pain?

The worst part about homework isn’t the homework itself. Like many chores assigned to an elementary-school-aged child, if the child

How to deal with back-to-school butterflies

Colin was starting 6th grade in a new school. At an orientation event, he became visibly unnerved as he struggled

Have you had your child’s eyesight tested?

Ciaran Allison learned to read at a later age than his two older brothers, Eamon and Callum. The 9-year-old boy

Preschool and Kindergarten More

Raising kids in more than one language?

Researchers want to find ways to help parents be successful at this sometimes challenging task

Website provides educational activities

This bilingual online platform allows students to do academic, social or physical activities based on their grade level

Child-led outdoor preschool launches in Montreal

Preschoolers can enjoy the outdoors and learn more about nature at Riversong Forest School

Elementary School More

SnowPass Canadian Ski Council

SnowPass allows kids to ski virtually free

Approximately 125 hills offer this deal to youngsters in the hopes they will develop a love of skiing and snowboarding from a young age

Program aims to develop critical thinking

A former teacher leads Zoom sessions with topics that include global warming, children’s rights, and how social media affects our daily lives

Website offers free help with homework

AlloProf has a revamped French website that can help students in a multitude of subjects

High School More

New C.I.T. program launched for teens

New C.I.T. program launched for teens

Youth Stars Foundation is offering an eight-week course that teaches kids about leadership, conflict resolution, professionalism and financial literacy
programs to build life skills

Centre offers programs to build life skills

The Youth Stars Foundation has a new location in D.D.O. and is offering online programs during the pandemic

Website offers free help with homework

AlloProf has a revamped French website that can help students in a multitude of subjects

Anti-Bullying Information More

10 ways to welcome new kids at school

I've taught my kids the importance of seeking out new kids to help them with a difficult transition

Minimize risks associated with screens

Workshops for teachers and students aim to shift kids from being passive consumers of media to savvy creators

Bikers offer support for abused children

The gang of tattooed bikers in black leather and blue jeans look tough as they roar through Montreal streets on

Educational Apps & Website Reviews More

Sesame Street reaches out to kids

Sesame Street reaches out to kids

Resources deal with emotions such as missing friends and feeling worried, and games and apps teach kids about hand washing or practicing calming strategies
Scientific activities online

Scientific activities online for kids

Montreal Space for Life is closed to the public but its website is offering educational and entertaining content for children of all ages.
explore the skies above Montreal

Explore the skies above Montreal

Plateau Astro and its quarantine live streams were created to share astronomy with all Montrealers