The Value of Education

Receiving a basic education is considered by many to be a fundamental human right. Likewise, many people would say it is essential for the exercise of all other human rights. Education provides individual freedom, empowerment and yields important benefits. It is a powerful tool by which economically and socially marginalized individuals can lift themselves out of poverty and participate fully as citizens. Education helps to stimulate our minds and it can mold inquisitive minds into intellectuals. So, it is a foundation of our society. Further learning can take the intellect Continue Reading

Help Your Youngsters Maintain Friendships During the Pandemic

In the best of times, tween friendships are tricky and shifting, inevitably hitting snags. Being cut off from peers during the pandemic leave some feeling left out or bullied online or an open target for gossip. Phyllis Fagell, a psychotherapist, school counselor and author of Middle School Matters, provides insights into what your child may be experiencing or feeling with concrete approaches you can use to help your tweens and teens during this period of social isolation and long after. Under the best of circumstances, middle schoolers have to navigate Continue Reading

Online Tutoring at Gold Star Tutors

At Gold Star Tutors we provide high quality online tutoring to students in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or ESL using Zoom. Do you or a loved one struggle with assignments, quizzes, midterms, tests or exams? We specialize in helping the student understand the material so they can complete their assignments, prepare for tests and exams. We will help you: Improve Your Knowledge through One-on-One HelpMeet Learning Objectives Easier and EarlierKeep up-to-date with homework assignmentsAce quizzes, tests, mid-terms and exams. The benefits you’ll receive from our tutoring service are: Higher grades on Continue Reading

Learning Math Online

During this time when people must stay indoors and self-isolate, it can be especially difficult for children. Kids generally like to be active and enjoy being outside. However, while children are indoors and looking for something to do, we can provide them with wholesome, fun, learning tools. This is where IXL Math can help. This website can help young students gain fluency and confidence in math. IXL helps students get better in essential skills, at their own pace, through fun and interactive questions and built in support and motivating awards. Continue Reading

Young Children Learning at Home During Covid-19

During this uncertain time when students will be at home instead of in the classroom, parents may wonder what kinds of learning resources can they provide to their young children. At Gold Star Tutors we would like to recommend a website that is safe and stimulates learning in Math for students in kindergarten through grade 3. It’s colourful, interactive and many teachers and parents have raved about the effectiveness of this website. The website is called Starfall Education. Here is the link to the homepage: https://www.starfall.com/h/ We hope your kids Continue Reading