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Become True Detectives! Fun for the whole family at the Sherlock Holmes exhibition

July 1st, 2016

Submitted by TELUS World of Science Edmonton
If a visit to the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at the TELUS World of Science – Edmonton (TWOSE) isn’t already on your list of must-do…

Giving Kids the Edge: The Valuable Skill of “Debating”

May 1st, 2016

By Nick Szymanis
Have you ever asked your child after school, “What did you learn today?” and they reply with, “I don’t know.” In your mind you hope they are just saying “I don’t know”…

A Return to Debating: Skills for Our Collective Future

April 22nd, 2016

By Nick Szymanis 
We live in a world where digital connection has become the norm.  Young people in particular are constantly connected to their peers almost always via the digital portal of…

The Power of Music

March 1st, 2016

By Ron Long
There is something about singing that is so magical. It calms us down, makes us feel connected, cheers us up. It also challenges our brains to memorize, and make connections between…

Choosing a School For Your Child

January 1st, 2016

Submitted by Edmonton Public Schools
Choosing a school is an exciting and important decision for families. With so many factors to consider—from your child’s strengths and needs, to school locations…

Start the School Year Strong with Back to School Resolutions

September 1st, 2015

By Jacqueline Cairns
When most people think of making resolutions, they probably associate them with the Times Square ball drop and shouts of "Happy New Year" at the stroke of midnight. However,…

A Family That Volunteers Together... Big-Picture Volunteering at Literacy and Learning Day

September 1st, 2015

By Ramona Czakert Franson

This October, the Literacy and Learning Day Society of Edmonton will deliver a free full-day parenting conference with a keynote and workshops…

Back to School Isn’t Just for the Kids!

September 1st, 2015

By Adriana Amelio

Education is not limited to the classroom or to a specific time in our lives. Opportunities for growth and education happen every day. With back to school…

Tips to Help Your Child Have a Better School Year

September 1st, 2015

By Anastasia Pasqual

As a parent, getting your kids ready to go back-to-school can sometimes be challenging. Juggling fun and learning certainly isn’t easy but it’s…

Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

June 25th, 2015

Submitted by Mabel’s Labels
Understanding finances can be tough enough for adults. So how do you make it simple enough for your kids to make cents (ha!) of it? When they’re young,…

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    • The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes
    • July 28 to September 5, 2016