Education and School

  • Great ideas for Halloween with family and friends

    It's the time of year again! Everything colors orange, purple, black and white these days. Pumpkins, witches, brooms, black cats, ghosts, skeletons, you can't see it wrong. It's Halloween again! Time for a party! Involve the whole neighborhood in your Halloween party by making surprises for your neighbors, teach the children a fun witch song and organize a child-friendly Halloween at your home. ...
  • Halloweentocht for young and old with fun assignments

    Halloween is coming. Everything colors black, orange, purple and white. And then you sometimes want to do something creepy. With friends and family. With the children. Or with the youth movement. How about a Halloween search? Wait a while until it gets dark and then start to shiver in the woods or heath. Nice assignments to solve and at the end of the walk a nice bowl of pumpkin soup or a piece of creep cake. ...
  • At which school level does my child belong?

    The Netherlands has no fewer than nine different school levels, including the subdivisions of pre-university and pre-vocational secondary education. When registering at a secondary school it is therefore not always clear at what level a student should start. Where does this depend on? Who determines this? These questions are central to the article below. ...
  • Practice the Cito test

    The Cito test in group 8 largely determines the level to which the children will go to secondary education. For that reason, many parents practice with their child for the test. Practicing the Cito test has both advantages and disadvantages. Practicing the Cito test For many parents, practicing the Cito test comes down to practicing Cito material. ...
  • The Entrance Test: Result, interpretation and information

    For many parents and children, the Entrance Key is an exciting moment. Intended to measure the state of affairs in group seven, but also an indication of the final school advice. An explanation about the Entrance Test, how you interpret the result, and what the scores mean. What is the Entry Test? ...
  • Help, my child goes to group 8

    The time in group 8 is a tough period for students. Important choices must be made for the future. Yet you can ensure that the hectic pace is not too big for your child. In this article you can read what you can expect from group 8 and what is expected of you. Help, my child goes to group 8! ...
  • Practicing for the CITO test: Language

    The Language part of the CITO Final Test is a difficult part for many children. Spelling, reading comprehension and vocabulary can cause problems and stress in children. That is why it can be useful to practice for these parts. You can read in this article how and where you can best practice with your child. ...
  • Dutch Exam HAVO / VWO: What should you pay attention to?

    The Dutch exam for HAVO and VWO consists of two parts: a reading text and a summary. In this article I discuss the most important concepts that you need to know and I give a number of tips for creating the reading text. In a following article I will discuss important points for making the summary. ...
  • Studying effectively and efficiently

    Studying effectively is very important if you want to successfully complete your studies. Certainly when a lot of self-study is involved, it is important to develop your own way of studying optimally. Below are some tips that are related to different aspects of learning, remembering, and studying. ...
  • How to make a good summary

    Making summaries is usually not the most popular job, but it is still very useful, especially when you study. Summaries are a reminder. This way you do not have to read all the subject matter again, but you can read all the important points again in your summary. But if you want to use this, it is important that you can make a good summary. ...
  • Latin final exam tips

    The final exam in Latin can be difficult, but it also depends on whether you have done the homework during the year. It consists of several texts: texts that you get questions about and a text that you must translate. Here some tips for those who don't like it. The central Latin exam The central Latin exam has a different subject every year. ...
  • To high school, what kind of school supplies to buy?

    It's time. Large groups of group 8 children go to bridging class. When you go to high school you need a lot of things. Sometimes you no longer know what you need. Here is an overview of things you should definitely buy for high school. The bookstore has a lot of the stuff you need. ...
  • Keep your school supplies organized

    A new school year always starts with the same intentions: Tidy your homework! This is not a problem in the first few weeks, but as the school year progresses, you get more and more things to do, you get a lot more stencils and other leaves home, you forget to write down your homework in your diary and you get that way lost the overview. ...
  • Tips for parents: first school day high school child

    The first school day in early September is very special for all children or students. Even for the parents it is a milestone. The step to secondary school is also an important step for your child. Your child needs to get used to a new school, other friends, new teachers and a completely new school structure. ...
  • How should you cover books? Avoid water damage and donkey ears!

    The fines for the use of rent books for school can sometimes run high. Covering alone is often not enough to protect books against donkey ears and water damage. Book covers, how do you do it quickly, easily and in such a way that the books remain intact? Requirements: Cover paper or plastic scissors Scissors Adhesive paper Cover paper or plastic cover? ...
  • High school, bridge beep what can you expect?

    Things are very different at secondary school than at primary school. You come into contact with many different teachers, because each subject is taught by a separate teacher and each lesson is given in a different classroom. You are a bridge beep if you are in the first year. In many schools this is called the bridging class. ...
  • Autumn, all kinds of lesson ideas

    Autumn has started and that means that most lessons, activities, crafts and games will be adapted to this theme again. Autumn is primarily a beautiful season, because nature has changed into a diverse color palette. A lot of things for autumn crafts, for example, can also be obtained from nature. ...
  • Sinterklaas lesson ideas - fun activities for the class

    The 'Sinterklaas period' is often a pleasant period at school and is ideal for all kinds of fun and educational lessons and activities around Sinterklaas and Zwarte Piet. For example, you can tinker and calculate to your heart's content or do an adjustment assignment. But what about a technical assignment, or a music lesson around Sinterklaas? ...
  • Sinterklaas facts

    Which famous people have ever played Sinterklaas? Does Sinterklaas also have a house in Belgium and the Netherlands? Why is a roe used? What does Santa Claus have to do with Santa Claus? Since when does the chocolate letter exist? Who was Zwarte Piet? Where does the surprise come from? You will receive an answer to these and many more questions below. ...
  • Sinterklaas, all kinds of lesson ideas

    The month of October has already started and that means that there is already a lot of visitors to lessons, activities, crafts and games around the theme of Sinterklaas. The teachers of the substructure bundle all their great ideas, so that they can get started in November with this cheerful, exciting and pleasant theme. ...