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5 iconic features of the NumberWorks’nWords English program experience

The way each student learns is vastly different, however from supporting thousands of students to learn through the NumberWorks’nWords programs, what they repeatedly respond to and enjoy can often be remarkably similar. With what has been observed and refined over three decades of centre-based tuition and from constant feedback from the professional team of educators who lead the programs across our centres, we have today, an iconic English program that boosts a child’s progress in reading, writing, and overall, introduces them to a real joy in learning.

As families today continue to refer to the well-established traditions within a NumberWorks’nWords centre as a signature experience that their children continue to love, we’ve taken time to list the 5 most iconic ways students experience a love of reading and writing and a boost in their literacy skills to last well beyond the centre.

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5 Museums to Spark a Love of Learning

So many learning opportunities can come from new sensory experiences and the art of exploration. Immersing children in whole new worlds can open their minds up to creative thinking that transcends beyond the classroom. While free time to visit museums might be limited with school classes back in session or with some learning from home amidst lockdown measures, there are a range of creative ways inspired by museums, to boost a child’s interaction with a broad spectrum of subject areas that will leave a lasting, positive impact in the years to come.

Here are 5 types of museums to link the joy of learning to discovery.

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5 ways to encourage your child to enjoy their learning from home

We have long known that when children receive encouragement and motivation in the right way from teachers, coaches and mentors, their confidence can soar. But how does a parent learn all of the techniques that professionals whose job it is to help children to achieve their best, have been mastering for years? With so many families shifting to home-based learning as school classes continue to be disrupted, we’ve compiled a list that can guide you to confidently lead your child to developing a love of learning, with invaluable attributes like persistence and grit along the way.

Here are 5 ways to encourage your child to enjoy their learning from home. In time, you’ll notice how a feeling of self-belief brings a whole range of benefits, including self-driven learning.

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4 Do’s and Don'ts for Online Learning

As a parent of primary school or high school children, you have likely experienced a move to online learning from home by now, or are facing a second adjustment to a return to lock down measures. If you’re making the switch to online learning, you certainly aren’t alone. If you haven't already, preparing for a situation where your child is moved to online learning can help to save a lot of time and get your family adjusted to balancing school work with tuition.

Even with a plan, does learning from home and online feel like a big change for the family compared to at a centre and in class? We’ve created ways that can guide you to get the most from this new way of learning. Check out the 4 Do’s and Don’ts of balancing online tuition and schooling below:

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2020 STEM Skills for Jobs of the Future

We can all appreciate that the world is rapidly changing. While some may feel a sense of uncertainty in predicting how learning and workplaces will function in a post COVID-19 society, what we can be sure of is that jobs of the future will be relying on Generation Z’s STEM skills more than ever.

The term ‘essential work’ has entered into all of our consciousness where we have all been challenged to think about what professions are vital to support society to function at its best and when remote work and social distance is the new norm.

 

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