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

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

Household Success (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 “household success”, and tips for providing your children with the best chance of success as they grow up. Amber provides some helpful tips on discipline, consequences, chores and financial awareness. Amber ..Continue Reading

The Summer Slide (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 the “summer slide”, how summer vacation can affect children learning in the coming school year.  Amber provides some helpful tips to reduce the fight over screen time and encourage some structure and ..Continue Reading

What Do I Want To Be When I Give Up – Reflection

What if learning and trying were synonymous with success in school? What if we were graded on the ability to come back from a failed attempt? What if we were graded on our ability to make connections between our passions and our most hated school subject? Let’s change our concept ..Continue Reading

Please Do Label My Child

There isn’t a course in school called “How We Learn” yet all day, every day at school, children are supposed to be learning. We believe that for a child to have success at school and in life, they need to learn how their brain works! http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/54-Please_Do_Label_My_Child–Reflection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window ..Continue Reading