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SchoolAdvice blogs about all issues related to education.  Topics include private and independent schools, special needs and gifted education, online learning, curriculum, and much more.  We invite members of the education community to submit articles.

June 3, 2020

Gifted kids have an extensive and vast vocabulary
Exceptionally Gifted Students
Human talent is tremendously diverse. Education tends to dislocate people from their natural talents and human resources are like our world’s natural resources, they’re buried deep. Natural talents are not found just lying around on the surface. We have to create the circumstances where these natural talents or human resources can present themselves.
February 2, 2020
Students working in their garden at school.
Ca pousse and the Importance of School Gardens
When we talk about education, the focus seems to always be on the core academic subjects of the prescribed curriculum. However, in order to be successful learners, all students need to be eating well. Nutrition plays a key role in the healthy development of children and nutritious foods provide the body and mind with the energy needed to grow, feel well, be active, stay healthy and to learn.
December 17, 2019
Marketing for Schools
Marketing Strategies for Schools
As a school, you have something in common with the families who visit SchoolAdvice.net. You both want what’s best for the students. You know your school has a lot to offer but it can be difficult to communicate that message effectively and efficiently. This is why efficiently marketing your school is ever so important.
November 1, 2019
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Top Tips for Private School Open House Visits
It’s Open House season across the country. Families thinking about private school options have a lot to consider when trying to find the right school. This can be overwhelming as there are many different options and many different aspects to consider when choosing a school.
September 24, 2019
Demotivating Teachers, 7 Things to Avoid
Some times the best way to achieve positive results is to consider the most negative possibilities and do the opposite. Much has been said and written about how to motivate teachers. Perhaps more can be learned by thinking about how to avoid the negative. In that spirit, here are seven ways that are sure to demotivate teachers.
August 21, 2019
Strategic Social Media Marketing for Schools
Many of you may be hearing whispers that Facebook is dead, but it is in fact very much alive. Although new competitors have emerged over the years, Facebook has always been able to adapt their platform and introduce new features to avert potential threats and to keep its audience growing with more users on any other social network.
June 8, 2019
study strategies
Top Ten SchoolAdvice Study Strategies
Exam period can be a stressful time for many students, so we’ve published a Top 10 Study Strategies list that can help ease anxiety and let students be confident when writing their exam.
May 21, 2019
Learning Revolution
It is time to change the conversation on education reform. Established educational institutions and teaching methodologies have reached their limits. It’s time to stop questioning how to improve the governmental system of education and begin to question how we can ensure learning for all students. A revolution in education will only come about
April 10, 2019
IELTS Everything You Need to Know
With IELTS, you will no doubt have a much better grasp of the most globally spoken language in the world, making your transition into academia much smoother and professionally, you will be much more employable.
March 28, 2019
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Mindfulness in Education
A person’s wellbeing and capacity to be engaged in their learning go in hand in hand. Having one without the other creates an imbalance. In today’s education system more and more students are experiencing toxic stress because the demands of life are consistently outpacing the students’ ability to cope with these varied demands that are placed upon them.
February 24, 2019
Because Every School is Unique
To thrive in a highly competitive marketplace, the best solution is to rise above the competition and articulate what makes your school one of a kind. But what happens when other schools take the same approach and also position themselves as one of a kind. The dilemma of uniqueness is summed up in this quote by Deacon Jones:
January 28, 2019
Five Reasons to Learn ESL at SchoolAdvice Academy
Busy schedules are common place in everyone’s lives today which can make it more complicated for students and their families to find the time needed to develop their English language skills. At SchoolAdvice Academy, we make is easy for you! Our ESL program is given online by experienced and qualified teachers who work around your schedule.
January 26, 2019
Private School Engagement and Enrollment
Today SchoolAdvice has grown into an international network of educators working with families, school leadership, and educators in a global setting. We consult with families seeking schools to meet the needs of their children. We build relationships with schools and their leadership teams to learn more so we may provide better advice to our family clients and provide schools services designed to drive engagement, enrollment and strengthen the school brand..
January 5, 2019
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Learning ESL at SchoolAdvice Academy
English is a complex language to learn with a ton of intricacies in its grammatical structure. Luckily, with SchoolAdvice Academy’s online English language learning program, developing English fluency is much more structured, engaging and efficient! We are dedicated to the personal and academic success of students through a personalized, hands on approach based on the students strengths and interests.  
December 7, 2018
Canadian Study Permit Fast-Track with Student Direct Stream
Get a study permit through the Student Direct Stream, a new Canadian Federal Government Program International students wishing to attend schools in Canada may now apply for a new program launched by the Canadian Government. The new program fast tracks the applicant, but there are conditions.
November 7, 2018
Teacher Evaluations, Conversation is Essential
Conversations make the evaluation process rich, meaningful, and credible. When evaluating teaching, the evaluator must work to understand and appreciate, what the teacher is doing, and the reasons for the choices the teacher has made. While the reasons for some may seem obvious, many will not be. It is in the post-observation conversations that these will be explored.
September 3, 2018
English Education in Quebec
Quebec’s Bill 101 and Your Child’s Education
There are many great advantages moving to Quebec however, Bill 101 is not one them. This bill limits your options for the education of your child, especially if you are new to Canada. This legislation was created and implemented in 1977, in order to protect the French language and free the province from the dominant language, English.
July 7, 2018
Kells Academy Grade 12 Program
This pre-university program is delivered in collaboration with the Ontario Virtual School, which is fully accredited by the Ontario Ministry of Education, therefore students who graduate from this program will receive the Ontario Secondary Schools Diploma.
June 23, 2018
Independent School Digital Marketing
Independent School Digital Marketing Strategies are examined. SchoolAdvice is unique in its field, founded by experienced independent school educators and partnered with cutting edge digital marketing experts, we help schools engage online with future families seeking Independent schools for their children.
April 10, 2018
Guardianship: What is it? Who needs it?
There are many benefits in experiencing a Canadian education, both inside and outside of the classroom. Studying in Canada is an excellent way for your child to experience a multicultural landscape as well as to pursue personal growth in order to reach their full potential. Aside from all of these educational benefits that Canada has to offer, there are many other things to think about before sending your child to study in a new and different country. One such thing is guardianship. What is it? Who needs it?
March 12, 2018

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