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Youth transitioning out of the foster care system Transitioning into adulthood can be a difficult time for any young person. For those who are also coming out of foster care, this move into independent living can be particularly tough. The expec (More)
The challenges of making new friends, managing schedules and the hormones of puberty can be overwhelming for new high school students Michael Lee Zwiers, University of Calgary At this time of year, it can sometimes be hard to tell who’s more (More)
Kindergarten anxiety? Use the summer to prepare your child Michael Lee Zwiers, University of Calgary It’s the first day of kindergarten for your child, and you’re not sure who’s more anxious. Excitement, trepidation, anticipation. Start (More)
Supporting newcomer youth now, and planning for sustainable futures Supporting newcomer Canadians in their transition into their new life involves coordinating various services and building welcoming communities. Particularly for youth, meeting th (More)
Understanding the factors influencing student engagement as they transition between grades Students’ engagement in their learning has an important influence on academic achievement and school completion. For students at the onset of puberty, navig (More)