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Rutherford Private School’s Secret to Success

Rutherford Private School is reaching out beyond our school walls and into our neighbouring communities. We are offering an afterschool Drama class for ages 12+. Our successful drama program will enhance performance skills in emerging young minds, encourage students to explore their artistic sides, boost self-esteem, nurture peer relationships through a greater awareness of our similarities and differences as well as fostering an appreciation for the dramatic arts through a deeper understanding of the craft.

Rutherford is Picking up STEAM

RPS has recently modified its STEM program to include an Arts component in order to strengthen and complement a student’s productive output. We believe that it is vital for a young learner to inherit performance traits, which translate well into the workplace, no matter the career or occupation. Self-confidence, demeanour, and physical disciplines are key components to success.

A Rutherford Success Story

Just imagine your 15 years old. Your parents have just told you that you will be going far away from home, to Toronto, Canada, for better education. Your parents have selected a prestigious private school in order that you finish high school with the hopes of continuing on to a top North American university. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, there are a few obstacles: you don’t know how to speak English, you’ll be alone and you have to make friends all over again.

Public vs Private School – What’s Right for Your Child?

Finding the right school for your child that can provide him (or her) a proper environment to learn and grow, is a big decision because it will ultimately lay the foundation of your child’s future. And adding to your woes is this never-ending debate on public vs. private school in Vaughan. Both setups have their own merits, and as per the recent studies, the decision to choose one over the other may depend on several factors such as parents’ financial status, their educational background, child’s learning capability, and the school’s proximity to the residence.   Common myths on preschool debunked! The first encounter you child is most likely to have with a structured educational environment is preschool or day-care center

Private Schools in Vaughan – How to Find the Best One for Your Child

Finding the right school for your child that can provide him (or her) a proper environment to learn and grow, is a big decision because it will ultimately lay the foundation of your child’s future. And adding to your woes is this never-ending debate on public vs. private school in Vaughan. Both setups have their own merits, and as per the recent studies, the decision to choose one over the other may depend on several factors.

Why Should You Enroll Your Kid in a Tech Camp This Summer?

The pace at which the technology is progressing is astounding and can be fairly credited for the increased number of tech jobs, particularly in the areas of coding and software development. Is your child well-equipped to thrive in this ever-changing world? Wouldn’t you like to start preparing your kid since young age so that he/she can have it easy later in life? The summer is here – it’s the right time to get started and enroll your child in a tech or coding camp where he/she can learn to solve complicated problems while working in collaboration with equally talented peers. Keep reading below to learn more about why you need to consider sending your child to a coding summer camp:

9 Tips to Manage Your Child’s Screen Time this Summer

When you see your child immersed into the TV screen so much that he or she simply overlooks when you are trying to interact, you know that it’s high time to take matter into your hands. The internet is laden with studies that show how children’s increased inclination towards media at young age can affect their physical as well as mental wellness adversely; look at the kids obesity rates that are soaring high and so are the instances of aggression and violence among children. Now this doesn’t imply that you need to take them completely away from the educational benefits which modern technology has to offer, instead you need to be able to strike a balance –an equal amount of

N. American kids late to learn coding skills

Technology is on the uprise; a trend we will continue to see in the future. The more we incorporate it into our kids’ learning from an early age, the better chances they will have at staying competitive and enjoying a successful career. Recognizing this fact, many developing economies including China and Russia are putting emphasis on making technology skills (STEM) an essential element of childhood education. Coding (Computer Programming) helps kids develop academic skills, and gain valuable skills that can translate into a career. Learning to code at an early age can help kids develop logical thinking as well as problem-solving abilities. Being aware of this, Rutherford Private School places increased focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) in

What is STEM education and why is it important?

By now, we’ve all heard about STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) — and its importance to our economy. According to the Department of Education, all STEM jobs will increase 14% from 2010-2020, accounting for millions of positions.

Why more children choose iC Tech Summer Camp

Whether you’re an aspiring coder app developer or mechatronics engineer unleash your inner “maker” and do something BIG this summer. iC Tech camp, our flagship program, offers super cool STEM courses in programming, video game design, robotics and mechatronics for Canadian and international students. For children 6-12 years of age.

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