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Green Learning Environments for All

To a child, green might just be a color they fish out of a crayon box, but to the Alberta Government, it means much more - it’s a commitment to the whole learning environment.

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Surviving Back To School

For many kids, ‘back to school’ has always been a fun day full of anticipation, curiosity and excitement. Some want to show off their new look or see how others have grown and matured during the summer. However, due to the current economy, many children will be starting their first day of school wearing the same clothes that they wore on the last day of school this past year. They might be living at a different address, because their parents might not have been able to keep up with the expenses of their former home. Their family structure might have changed. Now they may live with only one parent due to a divorce, maybe they have to live with relatives because of finances or maybe even they’re now in foster care.

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Discover Your Child's "Homework Personality" Quiz

Take Sylvan Learning's fun quiz to discover your child's "homework personality" and learn strategies to help your child succeed with his or her studies.

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Shining a Light on Report Cards

A low literacy level could have serious implications on a child's future education and overall social development. With as many as 4 out of 10 Canadians dropping below the acceptable literacy average, according to a StatsCan report, now is the time to address gaps or lack of foundation in your child's reading ability.

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