Month: September 2017

5 Apps to Help You with School and Life

Staying organized during the school year can be difficult. Often, you are so busy that you’re quickly overwhelmed and important things can be forgotten. Schools try to help us with this by offering planners and other learning tools. What people easily forget is that most of us have valuable learning tools right in our pockets… Our phones! We are going to tell you about 5 apps that will make your life so much easier and help you stay organized during the school year.   1. Easy MLA Referencing $2.79 I don’t know about you, but I often struggled to...

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How to Prevent Bullying

“How many of you have ever felt personally victimized by Regina George?” Many people will recognize that as a quote from the popular 2004 movie Mean Girls. Mean Girls is based on a book called Queen Bees and Wannabes written by Rosalind Wiseman. The book was mostly the basis for the movie, and discusses how girls form cliques and patterns of aggressive behaviour. Unfortunately, bullying, in both boys and girls, is still a prevalent issue for many people, and with children returning back to school we at Neighbourhood Watch London wanted to help you identify situations of bullying and...

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How College/University Students Can Make the School Year Fun

Students have begun their yearly pilgrimage to London with the intention of attending the Fall/Winter college or university session. Some students are new to London, and some students are experiencing life away from home for the first time. In order to help our new community members stay safe as they navigate this exciting time, we decided to compile some tips for staying safe and introduce them to some helpful resources! Post-secondary school students experience difficulty in balancing the “university experience” while still maintaining an appropriate level of safety. It’s definitely possible to have fun with new friends while maintaining...

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How to Stay Safe with Children Going Back to School

It’s that time of the year when the aroma of pumpkin spice fills crisp autumn air. It’s also the time that kids start to return to school! As elementary school, secondary school, and universities/colleges begin their terms, we at Neighbourhood Watch London will be focusing on Back to School Safety. For families with younger kids, going back to school means that it’s harder to find before and after school supervision. Some families might be getting to the point where their kids are now ready to supervise themselves or even their younger siblings. With milestones such as these, parents need...

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