Homeschooling in Vaughan, ON

Who we are 

We are a team of educators in Vaughan, Ontario who specialize in children who learn differently. We have years of expertise catering individualized instruction to struggling students. A vast majority of them will respond well to a curriculum tailored specifically to their needs. We have taught special education for children diagnosed with learning disabilities, attention deficit, autism spectrum, behavioural and emotional difficulties, just to name a few.

All our special education classes take place 1:1 at our centre conveniently located in Vaughan. Most of our classes are conducted in person and some of them take place online, provided the student benefits from this mode of instruction.

What we do differently

Our approach to special education is rooted in Direct Instruction methods. This model of instruction is based on a simple idea of teacher-led learning. In other words, if a student did not learn, the teacher did not teach properly.

With 1:1 intervention, it is easy and practical to take an approach that is most beneficial.

Our team is highly trained in recognizing and validating the difficulties struggling children face in their everyday academic life. Our classes offer a professional, expert, yet a warm and compassionate approach to educating students.

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Programs

Programs

We offer reading, writing, spelling, and math intervention programs. Each child turning to our services goes through the initial assessment where the academic director, along with the parents and the student, discuss and put together a program best suited to your child’s needs. Programs get revised frequently based on a student’s interaction, learning specialist’s feedback, changing needs and other factors that might come into play.

skills assessment

Initial assessment and re-assessment of skills

The initial assessment consists of two parts. First, a student is being assessed in accordance with the school system expectations. The academic director and the parents try to determine the gap compared with the Ontario system of education. Once that has been established, the next step is to place a child into an intervention program. Proper assessment and placement might take longer than only one session. After that, a learning plan is drawn and implemented.

Re-assessment takes place around every three months. Sometimes, it happens more often if there is a change in programs or an upcoming school meeting.

Initial assessment and re-assessment of skills

The initial assessment consists of two parts. First, a student is being assessed in accordance with the school system expectations. The academic director and the parents try to determine the gap compared with the Ontario system of education. Once that has been established, the next step is to place a child into an intervention program. Proper assessment and placement might take longer than only one session. After that, a learning plan is drawn and implemented.

Re-assessment takes place around every three months. Sometimes, it happens more often if there is a change in programs or an upcoming school meeting.

skills assessment
feedback

School Communication

School communication is important. Parents, teachers, psychologists, occupational and speech therapists, as well as other educators should all be involved in helping a child succeed. RWT learning specialists produce progress reports and establish regular communication between all parties. We encourage all sides to partner up in order to share, implement, provide and use each other’s feedback and support.

parents supporting children

Parents

Parents have always possessed intuitive and innate knowledge of their children. We gather all the information we can get from the parents during the initial assessment. Parents also make a final decision whether they want to take the educational path presented to them or not. During the course of the program implementation, RWT team shares observations of learning with parents on a weekly basis.

We guide parents how to turn the process of learning into a lifetime of an enjoyable, meaningful process. We have often witnessed a change in attitude to learning in both younger children and teenagers once the positivity is established and maintained.

Parents

Parents have always possessed intuitive and innate knowledge of their children. We gather all the information we can get from the parents during the initial assessment. Parents also make a final decision whether they want to take the educational path presented to them or not. During the course of the program implementation, RWT team shares observations of learning with parents on a weekly basis.

We guide parents how to turn the process of learning into a lifetime of an enjoyable, meaningful process. We have often witnessed a change in attitude to learning in both younger children and teenagers once the positivity is established and maintained.

parents supporting children

Testimonials

I am so happy we found this Learning Centre! When the pandemic started - my husband and I decided our daughter would be having one-on-one online tutoring this year and it was the best decision we've ever made! We have such an amazing teacher from this centre - Stephanie! My daughter loves her! My daughter progressed dramatically in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Math, Science! Before we came to this centre - my daughter didn't like reading at all and almost couldn't read. Now she easily reads books in English and says Reading is her favourite thing now! The quality of teaching is on the highest level! I love teacher's personal/individual approach to my child! They have such interactive, engaging, interesting classes! My daughter is so sad that Summer Break has begun and she will not see her teacher for the whole summer! She can not wait for September to come - to resume classes with her favourite teacher!
Maryna Lupandina
Maryna Lupandina
00:46 29 May 21
I was referred to Read Write Think by an ABA practitioner, who worked with my child. I was looking specifically for Reading tutor, and supplementation in Math and Language. My child finished finished Gr.5 not reading (at all). I see huge progress now, after just 5-6 month with Read Write Think, my child already started to read, which is really a big milestone for us.I can’t really speak high enough about this company, as what they do is truly outstanding! Our tutor Patricia is very gentle, patient and highly skilled. My child is not always cooperative, but she found a way to work with him almost from the day 1. Any feedback and suggestions, that I may have, are immediately taken and applied in the lessons. We have both, home and center-based sessions, and my child really enjoys participating in both!Highly recommend Read Write Think services!
P. S.
P. S.
00:32 30 Mar 21
My 9-year-old daughter has participated in both camp programs run by Read. Write. Think. as well as a Learning Pod program to supplement her virtual elementary school curriculum. I can’t speak highly enough about how great the teachers are and what a comfortable and engaging learning environment they create for kids. Emma really enjoyed the program and looked forward to going to lessons every time. She enjoyed all subjects, including Math, English, French and Social Studies and learned so much. If you’re looking to enhance and support your kids’ school education, this is the place for you! Highly recommend!!
Alina Chernin
Alina Chernin
04:37 05 Mar 21
A great place for kids to learn- super friendly and helpful staff. My kids really enjoyed coming here and have made great progress in their learning!
Oana S
Oana S
11:19 02 Mar 21
My daughter is in Grade 2 and started tutoring with Read write and think in September 2019. By far the best tutoring. All the staff are helpful. Yulia, Angela and Stephanie are great. My daughter has learnt so much and her reading and writing skills have improved as well. Highly recommend them!
Erika Verame
Erika Verame
18:07 14 Feb 21
We were recommended Read Write Think learning Center by a friend of ours who has her kids in the center.We were looking for professional home schooling/tutoring help for our 14 year old son. When pandemic started and kids were sent home, he got very discouraged and demotivated with his school work. Realizing that the school situation would not be resolved for a long time, I went to seek help.Yuliana and I had a meeting and talked about our needs to establish the right support for our son. I am so grateful to have met her, she is so knowledgeable and experienced and compassionate. She heard my frustration and understood what we issues we are facing. She coached me on how to get started and we began our journey at Read Write Think Center.We have now been with the Center for two full terms. We are getting exactly the kind of unique and personal support my son needs.Finally, as I parent, I found comfort in fact that I am not alone in this, and there are outstanding and caring professionals like Yuliana, who care about my son and his progress as much as I do.We are super grateful for the hard work everyone does to keep us going and would recommend Yuliana and her team without a slight hesitation.
Olga Kizunov
Olga Kizunov
01:24 26 Jan 21
I was recommended to Read Write Think for my daughter, as they have the Mastery Reading program. We have been with Read Write Think for just a few months and I have seen a significant improvement on her reading. The staff are so kind and accommodating and my daughter looks forward to each session with her tutor. Thank you to Read Write Think for the continued support you give her.
Laura Dipede
Laura Dipede
01:28 21 Jan 21
Great experience for 3 years so far. My kids have excelled with their reading skills thanks to this academic centre!
Diana Gelfand
Diana Gelfand
19:23 05 Jan 21
All teachers are very accommodating and patient. Both my kids have really enjoyed their lessons and made great improvements.
Rachel Dombrowsky
Rachel Dombrowsky
00:37 24 Nov 20
My kids have been learning with Read Write Think for the past 2.5 years. The results are fantastic. Julia and her team are very professional, knowledgeable and kids love them!
Renata Aysina
Renata Aysina
18:34 04 Nov 20
If you are looking for a personalized approach from the owner and each one of the teachers, this is the place that provides it. In addition to high level instructions including effective methodologies, the students get materials adjusted to their own progress on a weekly basis. I was impressed with the level of the feedback to the parents that allows to achieve great results in a short period of time. Very flexible to accomodate schedule changes, very experienced and friendly teachers. One pace for a variety of learning subjects. Highly recommended!
Elena Sobol
Elena Sobol
22:44 30 Oct 20
Used their service for all my kids, very happy with it and recommend from personal experience
l f
l f
23:14 26 Oct 20
Both of my kids love the lessons they have in Read Write Think, there is a big support for regular school curriculum and beyond that. Big Thank you all staff!!!
Alla Oleynikova
Alla Oleynikova
19:14 20 Aug 20
Special thank you for making the English writing camp happen! A lot of important and valuable knowledge was delivered to the kids in a condensed format. The classes were engaging, the assignments interesting !Masha’s comments on the homework were very valuable and the feedback extremely constructive. Kids enjoyed your teaching style.I couldn't be happier with the easy decision to enroll in this camp! We enrolled two kids - 11 years old.
Irina Ginzburg
Irina Ginzburg
13:59 20 Jul 20
I highly recommend the Read Write Think summer camps. Our son enjoyed write week. He had a lot of fun and many topics have been covered during that week.Thank you Masha and Julia for this great experience.
Natalya Pogrebetsky
Natalya Pogrebetsky
03:08 19 Jul 20
Julia has been helping our son for over four years now and I can’t stress enough how wonderful she has been. Our son’s English and writing skills have significantly improved and matured. Julia is systematic, patient and intuitive and will adapt to your child’s skills and encourage your child at the same time. She is fabulous!
Rita Zelikman
Rita Zelikman
16:21 14 May 20
We have used Julia as our tutor for over four years now and all three of our children have benefited greatly. She is very knowledgeable in our educational system in Ontario and honest in regards to my children’s needs. I would recommend Julia!!
Carina Briskin
Carina Briskin
18:37 11 May 20
Julia is one of a kind. She has literally transformed my son's ability to study. She has helped him excel in literacy at which has been his struggling subject since he has started school. We don't know what we would do without her!
Sunny Ashurov
Sunny Ashurov
22:54 04 May 20
Very good tutors who help kids with special needs
Sabharish Sainath
Sabharish Sainath
16:39 10 Mar 20
Julia is a very special person who genuinely cares about her students. She has a very gentle and patient approach to her style that my son absolutely loves. He knows she cares about his progress and goes above and beyond to help him succeed. I highly recommend Julia and her one on one program!
Karen T
Karen T
14:05 01 Mar 19
This is the best you can do for you child!
Julia Kazakova
Julia Kazakova
03:37 22 Feb 19
I highly recommend the Read Write Think program to anyone whose kid needs a little extra boost or serious help with their reading and writing.Our son didn't know how to read or write when he started Grade 1 (although he attended SK) and was feeling stressed about it. After a little online search we were lucky enough to find Julia, the owner of the Read Write Think program, who came to our house and did a quick assessment of our son. Julia informed us that he would catch up to his classmates by the end of the the school year, which he did much earlier.Julia paired us up with Maddie - a wonderful, patient, experienced and fun teacher who my son loves a lot. Maddie came to our house once a week for an hour and did a great job keeping our son engaged and interested, which was not an easy feat at times :).The materials the program provides are also exceptional and at the same fun (some stories made me laugh out loud).Julia, Maddie and the whole Read Write Think program are amazing! And we will continue with their services next year as well.
Anna Sapozhnikov
Anna Sapozhnikov
20:37 30 Jul 18
As a parent, my kids' learning is very important to me. Even at their young age, I know how important it is to support their needs at school and enhance it at home. That's why I'm happy to have found Read Write Think because their reading, writing, and language & spelling programs have really helped not just my kids' grades, but more importantly, their attitude towards learning through mastery of these core skills.
Chloe Waters
Chloe Waters
17:21 04 Oct 17

Skills Assessment

Take advantage of our free Academic Skills Assessment that we offer for every student. The goal of the assessment is to help us determine your child’s current academic level. After that, we offer a placement into the right program to meet your child’s individual learning needs.

Why Choose us?

Our Programs

Educational Expertise

We help you navigate a rough sea of magnitude of educational programs best suited to your child’s current needs. We will set up an easy to follow, sustainable learning plan aligned with Ontario curriculum expectations.

Effectiveness

Group or 1-on-1

We will offer your child proper placement into one of our 1-to-1 or group programs. Our 1-to-1 intervention plan with one of our educational specialists will assist your learner overcome current struggles. Our leveled groups will stimulate and challenge your learner’s mind.

Delivery

Assessment

Take advantage of our assessment of academic and learning skills. This meeting includes time spent with both a student and a parent. Based on the result, we devise a learning plan which best serves your child’s needs and style.