FAQ
What is your overall approach for test readiness?

We make sure students are academically ready for test taking and combine test taking skills with enhancing general knowledge. We offer timed mock tests, along with hints and prompts for better outcomes.

I have great academic skills. Do I need to take test prep?

Even students with an overall advanced academic performance need skills and techniques to be test ready. We work on every skill required assessed by the test and offer mock testing all the way throughout the program.

How do you align the programs with my child’s needs?

When we put together a program, we keep your child’s learning profile in mind. We have years of expertise to help you find your best program for each subject.

How do you determine the approach my child needs?

Struggling students benefit from 1-on-1 learning with a Direct Instruction tutor and traditional learners could be placed in a small group. Some students choose to be only guided by an educational specialist and to learn with a parent.

Do you offer homeschooling groups and courses?

Your homeschooler is welcome to join any program we have. You could choose to sign up for group or 1-to-1 classes, depending on your child’s needs and your flexibility.

How often are camp courses offered?

Our sessions take place in the summer, winter and spring break. Daily courses on the same topics are offered as workshops on school PA days.

Which topics do you cover in your camps?

Our camps are of academic nature. They offer crash course in many topics of writing, literacy, oral presentations, learning skills and more. Students leave the course with a binder and a toolbox of ready to use skills.

What is the duration of your camps?

Our camp programs consist of 10 hours of instruction in total and last five consecutive days.

I have an upcoming parent-teacher interview night. My child has been identified with some learning challenges and IPRC process is on its way. How could you help?

We can accompany you to the meeting and help you advocate for your child. Communication between all parties involved cannot be overestimated in helping your child succeed.

My child has a psycho-educational assessment and there is an IEP in place at his or her school. Should I bring it to the assessment?

Definitely. Any information you have about your child will help us put a proper learning plan in place. Additionally, it will help us save time in getting to know your child’s strengths and needs.

How do you determine my child’s placement into a specific program?

We will meet with your child for an academic assessment aligned with Ontario school expectations. Following that, we will assess which DI program and level is best suited to the student’s current level.

Do you only see children with learning difficulties or gifted children, too?

We work with struggling students, those who need some help in core curriculum, and nourish gifted minds that need some extra challenge.  The difference is in the approach and programming.

I want my child’s school to know that he or she is getting help. How can that happen?

Proper communication between school and tutors is essential. Our learning specialists write on-going progress reports that we encourage you to share with your child’s teachers. If a parent wishes, regular communication between your child’s teacher and our learning specialist could be established. In most cases it is crucial in developing and implementing a learning plan that will help your child progress at school.

My child has a psycho-educational assessment and there is an IEP in place at his or her school. Should I bring it to the assessment?

Definitely. Any information you have about your child will help us put a proper learning plan in place. Additionally, it will help us save time in getting to know your child’s strengths and needs.

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