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Get actively involved in your child’s education

At the Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD), we encourage parents and guardians to participate in their school community. Two of the most common ways are through school council or volunteer opportunities.

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Supporting positive back-to-school drop-offs

Going back to school can be an exciting time in a child’s life. New classmates, new teachers, new environment... but all this newness can also be challenging for our little ones. Leaving mom and dad to go to school or daycare can cause a stir of emotions. After a few tearful attempts, we may start to become frustrated and feel lost on how to better support morning drop-offs and ease their anxieties.

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Building bridges: Communicate and connect with your child’s teacher

Do you feel intimidated when you think of talking with your child's teacher? What if your child complains about problems with his or her teacher? What do you do then?

I'm a parent and a teacher, so I've been on both sides of the teacher's desk. Here are some tips to help you communicate and connect with your child's teacher so that all involved can have an amazing school year.

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12 great memory strategies for better grades

All of us, students, and non-students alike, forget important things. This happens when we don’t transfer information into long-term memory. It is important to know how to do this to do well in school and beyond.

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