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

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

13 Reasons Why…Not (Podcast Episode 4)

The Netflix Series, 13 Reasons Why, revolves around a 17 year old, Hannah Baker, who takes her own life. She leaves behind 13 audio recordings outlining 13 reasons why she made the decision to end her life. People of all ages are binge-watching the Series, as only one can with ..Continue Reading

Grades Do Not Define Intelligence – Reflection

Would you agree that every child goes into school wanting to be successful? Yet, the system is primarily set up for perfection and not for learning from your miss takes. (Yes we spelled miss stakes like that on purpose.) A grade is simply a marker of where a student is ..Continue Reading

What You Need To Be Success-Ready – Reflection

We typically spend over 13 years years in school. Sadly, as we’ve learned, you will need to supplement your child’s education (and your own) in order to make your child (and yourself) success-ready! http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/57-What_You_Need_To_Be_Sucess_Ready-Reflection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | ..Continue Reading