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PISA’s New Measure of Creative Thinking in Education and Canadа’s leading position

For the first time, the Program on International Student Assessment (PISA) has measured the creative thinking skills of 15-year-old students, assessing their ability to generate, evaluate, and improve...

How Will Maple Bear Address Learning Gaps in Our Students?

At Maple Bear, our teachers often get asked by worried parents: “How will you cover all the content knowledge that children have missed?” This is a valid question during an uncertain time. We want to reassure our parents that our teachers know how to deal with these learning gaps and...

MAPLE BEAR OPENS THE FIRST SCHOOL IN BULGARIA

The first Maple Bear Elementary school in Sofia started implementing the Canadian methodology with 45 students at preschool and elementary level in a beautiful location. The Maple Bear school network, now 22 countries strong, has proven its efficiency since 2005 no matter the culture or the language. There are over...

Tips on Handling Emotions Around Back to School

The COVID-19 crisis has been a complete disruption to the normal flow of life for all families.  And currently, many countries around the world are in the process of reopening their schools in the midst of this pandemic. For some children, this can be a very exciting time where they...

WHY MAPLE BEAR IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUNG CHILDREN DURING COVID-19

One of the most worrisome aspects of this COVID-19 pandemic is that it has disrupted education for the majority of children across the globe. Many of our Maple Bear students have been unable to return to their schools and are therefore still learning in a virtual environment at home. This...

Practical Tips for Back to School During COVID-19

How can I support my child(ren) to navigate the return to school phase of this pandemic? As a parent, you may be asking yourself this important question during this unprecedented time. There is so much to think about as cities and countries around the world slowly begin to reopen schools...

The 12th Annual Maple Bear Brazil Convention Goes Virtual

The 12th Maple Bear Brazil Annual Convention was very successful! Held every year, the convention brings together directors and owners of Maple Bear schools in Brazil and worldwide, in addition to the executive and management teams from both Maple Bear Global Schools and Grupo SEB. In 2020 the event was the first...

Academic Parent Tutorial Series: Supporting Your Children Through COVID-19

Our Brazil Co-Associate Academic Directors, Arpi Babaian and Stewart Shinnan hosted a series of short parent-focussed academic tutorials to provide research-backed, actionable tips on a variety of parenting and education topics. From routines, to supporting English language development at home, Arpi and Stewart troubleshoot some of the most common parent...

RETURN TO SCHOOL – A GUIDE FOR PARENTS

The pandemic continues to cause tremendous uncertainty about the future.  In particular, parents are struggling to understand what the transition back to school will look like for their children. At Maple Bear, we are aware of these concerns and the stress parents are under.   It is important that all...

MOTIVATING STUDENTS TO STUDY DURING COVID: A Q&A REVIEW

Maple Bear Global Schools’ Co-Associate Academic Directors for Maple Bear Brazil, recently held a series of online tutorials with our amazing parents in Brazil to share some academic strategies for the new world of online education. The topics covered to-date include routines as a way to reduce stress at home, playing and...

ACADEMIC LOSS DURING COVID: A Q&A REVIEW

Maple Bear Global Schools’ Co-Associate Academic Directors for Maple Bear Brazil recently held a series of online tutorials with our amazing parents in Brazil to share some academic strategies for the new world of online education.  The topics covered to-date include routines as a way to reduce stress at home, playing and...