Summertime Screen Rules Part 2 (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber and Dave continue their conversation at The Beach 88.5FM, where they discuss establishing some summertime rules for screen time, before the summer is upon us.  We learn details on how some simple rules for the kids can reduce the fighting during the sizzling summer days to come.  Having some ..Continue Reading

Summertime Screen Rules (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM))

Establishing some summertime rules for screen time, before the summer is upon us, is a fantastic way to reduce the fighting during the sizzling summer days to come.  It encourages structure and brain development in kids while they’re on summer vacation and lets them have loads of summertime fun! http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/Summertime_Screen_Rules-The_Beach_Radio_Interview-May_2018.mp3Podcast: ..Continue Reading

Humboldt Broncos Discussion (Radio Interview at The Breach 88.5 FM)

In this episode, Amber shares some insights into the Humboldt Broncos tragedy aimed at helping families who are grieving. She talks about how quality time defines one’s relationship with their parents and how passions are so important to encourage in children. She believes that the outpouring of community support really ..Continue Reading

Tests in School – Volume 2 (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber continued her conversation from February, sharing her thoughts on the impact of tests in school. Amber helps parents understand the history of tests and why this isn’t the best measure in the school system. ..Continue Reading

Tests in School (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber shares her thoughts on the impact of tests in school.  Amber helps parents understand the history of tests and why this isn’t the best measure in the school system.  Each podcast is meant to ..Continue Reading

Homework (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber shared her thoughts on that dreaded subject that many parents and students struggle with on a nightly basis … homework. Amber helps parents understand the benefits of homework including: positive work habits, goal achievement, ..Continue Reading

Top 5 Questions to Ask at Parent Teacher Conferences (Radio interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber shared the top 5 questions parents should ask at parent teacher conferences. Amber helps parents be more proactive with their children’s education by providing helpful tips to maximize the success that children have in ..Continue Reading

F@ck The Test (Radio Interview on Think Opposite with Alison Donaghey)

Tests are usually used as the marker to determine a child’s grade in a subject. So, your child completes their unit on fractions and has a test on fractions. This test mark is usually weighted quite high in a child’s overall mark and is used as “the” predictor of whether ..Continue Reading

Building Effective Parent-Teacher Relationships!

~Fewer Behaviour Problems, Better Academic Performance, More Job Satisfaction…Sign ME Up! ~ PARENTS: Did you know that students whose parents are involved in their school have fewer behavioral problems and perform better academically? TEACHERS: Did you know that positive parent-teacher interactions positively affect teachers’ self-perception and job satisfaction? Now that ..Continue Reading

4 Tips for Better Parent Teacher Relationships (Radio interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Dave and Amber discussed to importance of parent teacher relationships and how this contributes to children having greater success in school. To help this important factor, Amber shared 4 tips to facilitate better parent teacher ..Continue Reading