Access Article here. By Laura K. Lawless French Language Expert Shyness apart, if you feel nervous when speaking French, it’s probably due to a lack of confidence in your skills: you don’t feel you have the grammar, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation needed in order to express yourself. The obvious solution is to improve your French, and […]

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Access Article here. French Pronunciation Guide: How to Sound More Like a Native French Speaker by BENNY LEWIS   When you start learning French, the pronunciation can seem really tricky. This is especially the case as it has a lot of sounds that aren’t found in English. French is different to English. But it’s certainly […]

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Access article here. Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD, Helping Kids See the Good Side of Getting Things Wrong.  Everyone makes mistakes and children are no exception. What’s important is how we learn from them. Yet, children grow up in a society that pressures them to be perfect and intelligent – to achieve the highest SAT scores, land […]

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Access Article here. Shelly Reese The dog days of summer are waning. For students – and their parents – that means returning to the schedule and structure of school year routines. What can you do to help prime your child’s brain for a successful return to school? Dr. Meghan Markovich, a pediatrician with St. Elizabeth […]

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Access article here. French immersion 30 years later French immersion most popular in the Maritimes More girls enrol in immersion Immersion students outperform non-immersion students in reading French immersion students tend to have higher socio-economic status backgrounds The role of self-selection and other possible factors References French immersion programs were introduced into Canadian schools in […]

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It’s All French to Me! It’s All French to Me! (How can I help my child if I don’t speak French?) Adapted from cpf.bc.ca/vannorth/attachments/068_HowCanIHelp.pdf The French Immersion program is designed for children who do not speak French at home, so don’t worry at all if you do not speak French. Here are just a few […]

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Access Article here By Emanuela Campanella Multimedia Journalist | Global News As parents start to prepare their kids to go back to school, experts say they will have to be wary of super head lice resistant to traditional treatments. A study by the Journal of Medical Entomology suggests 97 per cent of North American lice sampled have […]

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