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Ms. Nelson

PYP at St. Jude's Academy

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Do IB Students Perform Better in University?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jun 2, 2017 7:10:43 AM

While many individuals are aware of the fact that International Baccalaureate schools focus on delivering a premier learning experience to its student body, many question whether it has a significant impact as they progress into post-secondary education. Before looking at the admissions process into an IB program in Ontario, you should have a strong grasp of the advantages associated with this academic investment. As schools become increasingly competitive, helping your kids prepare during their developmental years will allow them to thrive in university, and eventually land a suitable career in the future.

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Topics: IB Schools

What Does an International Baccalaureate Diploma Get You?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on May 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an education program used in private schools around the world. Since 1968, the program has focused on challenging students to achieve academic and personal success. The school’s educators, librarians, and media specialist are all highly trained to effectively teach and facilitate the curriculum according to strict IB standards.

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Topics: IB Graduate

What’s the IB Advantage?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on May 1, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate is a prestigious education program provided by IB schools in Brampton, across Canada, as well as internationally.  Since 1968, IB World Schools have been challenging students to succeed by encouraging excellence through academic and personal achievement. Families looking to enrol their students in these programs want to understand what sets IB schools apart from the competition. If their children do attend, what advantages will they have over attending a public school?

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3 Effective Ways to Prepare for IB Success This Summer

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Apr 12, 2017 8:35:33 AM

The International Baccalaureate Diploma is a program that designed to prepare students for more success in higher education and career planning. The coursework is not meant to be overly difficult, but offers academic rigor to challenge students to develop critical thinking. Facing that challenge by preparing properly over the summer can mean that your child will have more success with the IB curriculum; read below for a few simple but very effective steps.

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Topics: IB Course

How to know if your child is going to one of the best private schools in Mississauga

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Mar 29, 2017 10:09:25 AM

Is your child attending one of the best schools in Mississauga? Here is a short article to help you determine where your school ranks.

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Topics: Private Schools

Are IB Graduates More Successful In Life?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Mar 10, 2017 7:43:25 AM

When looking for the most fitting school for your child, you will find that IB schools in Mississauga offer a comprehensive course of learning that is meant to expose a child to a globalized learning, with an exposure to a worldwide culture and a programme of ethics, as well as standard book learning. This type of curriculum is a bit different than most schools you will find in Canada and elsewhere, but the IB course of learning offers many advantages for students. If you’re considering an International Baccalaureate school in Canada but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for your child, note a few factors to consider as to why this programme may be the most beneficial for any student.

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Topics: IB Graduate

4 Reasons To Send Your Child To this Private School Near Brampton

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Feb 27, 2017 11:58:00 AM

Brampton, Ontario has the youngest population overall in the Greater Toronto Area. Therefore, it is no surprise that the city is known for its fantastic educational institutions. If you happen to be looking at different Brampton schools and are thinking about sending your child to a privatized education, here is a profile of St. Jude's Academy, a school in the Brampton area that has a distinctive curriculum.  

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Topics: Private schools in Brampton

Perks of Attending a Mississauga Private High School

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jan 30, 2017 12:11:00 AM

Thinking about putting your child into a private high school near you? As you consider different institutions, here are some perks of private education to consider.

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How to Apply to a Private School in Mississauga

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Jan 6, 2017 10:19:00 AM

Before Applying

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How Many Private Schools in Mississauga Should Your Child Apply To?

Posted by Ms. Nelson on Dec 5, 2016 11:03:00 AM

Whether you are applying for an older child or are considering placing a young student into a private education within Mississauga area, searching for the right institution can be an exciting yet daunting experience. Sometimes, simply choosing which schools to send queries to can be stressful. Here's some information to keep in mind, as you and your child begin your application process.  

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Topics: private schools in Mississauga

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