Dancing is great exercise and form of self expression that promotes physical fitness, creativity, social connections and learning. Not only it is fun and enjoyable, but it also offers a variety of benefits that can contribute to a child’s overall health and well-being. Find out why it’s important for kids to learn how to dance!
Setting goals is an important skill for children to learn, but it’s important to make sure their goals are realistic. Here are some strategies and tips to help children create a realistic New Year’s goal!
At Oak Learners, we believe that small classes benefit everyone. Students receive more individual attention and are able to build constructive relationships with both teachers and peers.
Oak Learners has teamed up with Humber College and various other colleges to gather talented students from across Canada to work inside the school. Nick started at Oak Learners in the summer of 2022 as a placement student on the administration team. Nick shared what he has learned from working at Oak Learners and what takeaways he has from the placement.
There are many reasons why students should use technology in classrooms. It is beneficial for not only learning, processing information, and also teaching. With the world adapting and technology becoming a large focal point in everyday life, it is taught more often than 10 years ago. Technology is used in almost every modern day business and experience with technology is crucial. Today we talk about 4 reasons why technology shouldn’t be considered such a bad thing in schools.
Children take in new information and find new things out everyday. Ensuring they receive all the information needed throughout their lives must start at a young age. Language learning is a direct reflection of a child’s brain changing. In fact, during the first six years of life, a child’s brain changes the most during language acquisition in comparison to any other cognitive ability that is also being acquired! So, here are 5 reasons why your child should learn a new language.
Every child has their own way of retaining information through each of their senses. Before embarking on the language learning journey, it may be a good idea to figure out what your child’s learning style is. This can be done simply by observing their actions and interests.
As we all know, one of the best ways for a child to learn a language is if they are surrounded by people who speak the desired language. However, as we are meeting people less often and aren’t currently travelling, being in an environment where your child can be exposed to various languages isn’t easy. It would be great if the child’s home could be the centre for language learning. But what do you do if you’re monolingual and want your child to be bilingual?
Daily outdoor lessons in green spaces has the potential to boost focus, confidence and self-regulation in young children, thereby setting them up for greater academic and social-emotional success.