Learning ideas for parents and teachers St. John's NL

Getting kids to pay attention at school and do homework can be tough; especially when they are learning about things that seem far away and don't imp ...

Conseil scolaire francophone provincial de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador
(709) 722-6324
65 Ridge Road
St. John's, NL
 
Eastern School District
(709) 758-2372
215 Water Street
St. John's, NL
 
Academy Canada
(709) 739-6767
167-169 Kenmount Road
St. John's, NL
 
Kidcraft Educational Supplies Ltd
(709) 753-7676
82 O'Leary Avenue
St. John's, NL
 
Academy of First Baptist K-12 Christian School
(709) 364-8928
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St. John's, NL
 
Ecole des Grands-Vents
(709) 754-8000
65 Ridge Road
St. John's, NL
 
Keyin College
(709) 579-1061
44 Austin Street
St. John's, NL
 
Lakecrest - St John's Independant School
(709) 738-1212
58 Patrick Street
St. John's, NL
 
Goldshield Institute (T&R)
(709) 697-2038
300 Topsail Road
St. John's, NL
 
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(709) 753-7676
82 O'Leary Avenue
St. John's, NL
 

Learning ideas for parents and teachers

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(NC)-Getting kids to pay attention at school and do homework can be tough; especially when they are learning about things that seem far away and don't impact their daily lives. Here are some ideas to get students engaged in the bigger world they live in:

Teach from a child's perspective: Learning about foreign countries can be hard for kids to grasp, but what about sharing the life of a child who actually lives in that country? Websites like www.ccfcanda.ca offer a whole host of stories and information from and about children in different countries. You'll be surprised how easily kids here can relate to children on the other side of the world.

Rally them around a cause: Learning about reading, writing and arithmetic everyday can sometimes be boring for kids. But educating them about a particular issue facing children in an area of the world will peak their minds as well as their hearts. Lots of classrooms are getting involved in recognizing children's issues like child labour.

Build a sense of teamwork: Have kids do more than just learn about issues. Encourage them to get involved. Organizing a fundraiser around something like providing clean water in Africa is a great way to get your students together and integrates learning in a fun and meaningful way.

More international resources for teachers and students are available online at www.ccfcanada.ca.

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