Children

Best-Practice: Sexuality Education for Children and Youth with Physical Disabilities – Developing a Curriculum Based on Lived Experiences (2010)

This document describes a project undertaken to develop guidelines for teaching sexual health education to children and youth with physical disabilities.

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2014-04-16

Perceived Success and Enjoyment in Elementary Physical Education (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 2, Article 1, 2007

This study investigated children’s feelings of success and enjoyment in elementary physical education (PE) activities, and examined the factors to which the children attribute those feelings.

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2014-03-21

Potential risks to reading posed by high-dose phonics (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 1, Article 2, 2007

This document describes a study that compared the reading progress of two groups of children between Grade 1 and Grade 3.

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2014-03-13

Kindergarten Children's Relatedness to Teachers and Peers as a Factor in Classroom Engagement and Early Learning Behaviours (2008)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 2, No. 1, Article 5, 2008

The study described here examines whether social relatedness within kindergarten classrooms is associated with learning behaviours and, if so, whether this can be explained by students’ participation in school-related activities.

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2014-03-06

Tips for returning to work after maternity leave [Video - 3:26] (2011)

This document is housed on the Sun Life Financial server, under Brighter Life.

This video is part of a series dealing with a variety of money-related or career matters. In this case, the issue is easing the transition back to the workplace once maternity leave is over.

The video includes both advice from a psychiatrist who specializes in postpartum mental health and tips from real-life mothers.

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2013-10-03

How should we teach our kids about money? [Video - 6:01] (2012)

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This video is part of a series dealing with a variety of financial issues, and features an interview with Gary Rabbior, president of Canadian Foundation for Economic Education.

He points out that teaching children about money is an ongoing process, not a single lesson. The first step is simply begin a dialogue about the issue.

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2013-09-18

Bright ideas for travelling with kids [Video - 4:18] (2013)

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This video features two mothers who have developed websites that offer practical advice for parents travelling with children.

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2013-07-26

Community-Based Learning Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, Winner, 2006 – The CNIB Digital Library: Making Information Available to Visually Impaired Persons (2007)

The CNIB, in partnership with Microsoft Canada, has developed a digital library to provide visually impaired Canadians with instant access to information.

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2013-07-16

Jump into Literacy (2011)

Using a slide-show format, the author provides information on how children learn and offers suggestions for stimulating their interest in learning. Topics covered include key factors that influence brain development; the link between physical fitness and intelligence; promoting emergent literacy through movement and active learning; and the importance of spending time outdoors to promote healthy child development.

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2013-04-19

Do high levels of extracurricular activities help or hinder child development? (2010)

This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) to examine rates of extracurricular participation for Canadian children and youth aged six to 17 years.

The authors found that 86 percent of children and youth participated in at least one extracurricular activity. Overall, participation seemed to benefit children and youth’s development, particularly in the area of pro-social behaviour.

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2013-03-06

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