We offer tutoring and homework help to Grade 1 students to give them that strong start they need towards academic success. At this level, we mainly focus on Mathematics, English Language and Science as our core subjects in our tutoring services, but also provide help in other subjects. In Mathematics, emphasis is placed on developing competencies in numeration, algebra, data management, measurement, spatial sense and financial literacy in accordance with the Ontario Curriculum. In English, we develop skills in writing, reading, comprehension and poetry. In Science, we focus on living things, materials and objects, energy and seasonal changes as outlined in . Our teaching method and tutoring services are tailored to each students’ learning style and pace, and we strive to have each student feeling empowered to take control of his/her own learning.
Our Grade 2 tutoring system ensures that every student receives the help necessary to develop the skills required for matriculation to Grade 3. These skills may either be: missing, or not consolidated from Grade 1 or difficult for the student. However, we ensure that learning plans are designed to continue the development of foundations in numeration, algebra, data management, spatial sense, measurement and financial literacy for Mathematics; reading, writing, media literacy, comprehension and poetry for English; growth and changes in animals, movement, properties of liquids and solids, and air, water and the environment for Science. These make up the tutoring services that we offer in Grade 2.
In Grade 3, we ensure that students build upon the foundations established in grades 1 and 2 by delivering tutoring and homework help. We strive to have grade 3 students master the foundations necessary for matriculation to grade 4. In Mathematics, these foundations are: numeration, algebra, data management, spatial sense, measurement and financial literacy. In English, these foundations are: reading, writing, media literacy, comprehension and poetry. In science, these foundations are growth and changes in plants, strong and stable structures, forces and soil. This completes the list of the tutoring services we offer in grade 3.
We aim to assist Grade 4 students build upon their stock of knowledge carried over from Grade 3. This grade is crucial because this is the point where students transition from the primary level into the junior level. We mentor our students through this transition by introducing a more advanced level of dialogue. Our core courses here are Mathematics, English Language and Science. In Mathematics, students will be focusing on algebra, data management, measurement, numeration, spatial sense, and financial literacy. In English, the focus is on: writing, media literacy, reading, poetry and comprehension. In Science, the focus is on: habitats and communities, pulleys and gears, light and sound, rocks and minerals. These represent the list of tutoring services offered in Grade 4.
In Grade 5, we encourage students to practice critical thinking and make connections to real world applications. This requires the use of foundational knowledge from lower grades and critical thinking skills developed at this grade. In the event that a student is lacking this foundational knowledge, we offer help by revisiting skills missed in grades 3 and 4 and integrating a prescriptive for the student into their tutoring learning plan. In Mathematics, it is important to build upon: numeration, algebra, data management, spatial sense, measurement and financial literacy. In English, students are expected to develop proper form in: reading, writing, media literacy, comprehension and poetry. In science it is important to grasp the concepts of the human organ systems, forces, matter, and conservation of energy. Our tutoring services aim to have students master these key concepts for enrollment in Grade 6.
In Grade 6, we introduce a broader spectrum of tutoring methods geared at having students understand topic specific ideas and having them grasp a general overview of the subject matter. These methods are similar to the style used in the classroom; however, uses a more personalized approach, where students are able to work at a pace conducive to their learning. Our tutoring services include a spectrum of topics in mathematics, English Language and science. In Mathematics, we cover numeration, algebra, data, measurement and spatial sense and financial literacy as our main focus in tutoring. In English, we cover reading, comprehension, poetry and writing including: vocabulary, grammar and diction. In Science, we cover biodiversity, flight, electricity and space.
Our Grade 7 tutoring system provides the skills required for students to make the transition from elementary school to high school. We strive to create an environment where students begin to work a little more independently with help focused on topic aid, reasoning and Socratic questioning. Our tutoring services here comprise of homework help, practice questions and test prep in the core subjects taught in grade 7. In Mathematics, we cover numeration and operations involving decimals, fractions, rates, algebra, data and probability, geometric and spatial reasoning, measurement and financial literacy. In English, we cover writing including drafting and revising, paragraphing, reading comprehension and media literacy. In Science, we cover interactions with the environment, forms and functions, pure substances, mixtures and heat.
We aim to assist Grade 8 students refine skills necessary for success in high school. We provide extensive help focused on understanding and practice. Students are guided through homework and assignments and are tutored difficult concepts or concepts missed from class. We ensure that all the prerequisite knowledge needed for High School is mastered here. For Mathematics, we explore rational and irrational numbers, fractions, decimals, percent, mental math strategies, algebra, data management and probability, geometric and spatial reasoning, measurement and financial literacy. For English, we explore writing and writing techniques, sentence structure and paragraphing, reading comprehension and media literacy. For Science, we explore cells, systems in action, fluid and water systems. These are the tutoring services offered in Grade 8.
We offer a host of tutoring services in the following subjects in Grade 9
At this grade, we explore number sense and numeration at the advanced level where students are challenged with complex operations, ratios, rates and proportions. Other key concepts include: circumference and area of a circle; volume and capacity of a cylinder and prism; quadrilaterals, triangles, the cartesian coordinate system; the Pythagorean theorem; patterns and sequences; and data management and probability. We offer tutoring in both academic and applied mathematics.
At this level, we explore the phenomena of density, buoyancy, mechanical advantage, carbon cycle, states of matter, elements and compounds. Students are given extensive help with coursework and test preparation as a part of our objective to have them master grade 9. We offer tutoring in both academic and applied Science.
Here, we investigate reading strategies and writing and organizing ideas. Other key topics include: reading comprehension, writing instructions, reading with purpose and active listening. We also explore story elements, expository writing, and vocabulary building. Students are also guided through writing essays, proofreading and grammar. We offer tutoring for both academic and applied English.
In Grade 9 French, we explore French as a Second Language with a focus on listening, reading, writing and speaking exercises.
Our tutoring services are offered in the following Grade 10 subjects
At this grade, we explore key topics covered in the Ontario Grade 10 Mathematics Curriculum. These include: linear graphing and relations, interpreting graphs, understanding the point of intersection, geometric properties of triangles and quadrilaterals, Pythagorean Theorem, and angle relationships in triangles and lines. Students are taught and guided through any difficult concepts covered in class during our sessions and are given the opportunity to learn at their own pace.
In Grade 10 Science, we explore terminologies and concepts in all 4 units of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science and Physics. Students are guided through key topics of Tissues, Organs, and Systems of Living Things; Chemical Reactions; Climate Change; and Optics.
At this level, students are given the opportunity to practice and communicate ideas in formal speaking situations. Our listening and speaking practices include a range of subject matter from cultural knowledge, school work to current affairs. We also engage students in reading and literature studies, writing, editing and media studies.
Here, we explore French literature and tales and engage in discussions and debates. Students also practice descriptive writing and paragraphing. Other key units include: poetry, film studies and French culture.
We offer tutoring services in the following listed subjects
We investigate the key concepts in Grade 11 Functions and engage students in extensive practice using the McGraw Hill and Nelson Grade 11 Mathematics textbook. Key ideas explored here include: characteristics of functions, exponential functions, discrete functions and trigonometric functions.
Here, we explore the big ideas of Grade 11 Physics which include: Kinematics with a focus on graphing motion, acceleration and projectile motion; Forces and Newton’s Laws, with a focus on friction, tension and inclined planes; Energy and the conservation of energy including mechanical energy and heat energy; waves, sound, electricity and magnetism.
At this level, students are given the opportunity to master key ideas in Grade 11 Chemistry. These key ideas include: matter, chemical trends, chemical bonding, chemical reactions, quantities in chemical reactions, solutions and solubility, and gases and atmospheric chemistry.
We investigate the key concepts in Grade 11 Biology and engage students in learning strategies that would help them grasp difficult concepts. Important topics explored at this level include: diversity of living things, evolution, genetic processes, animals and plants.
In Grade 11 English, students are assisted with writing strategies including essay and academic writing. They are immersed in a library of literary tools and strategies to sharpen their comprehension, application and Literature skills.
Here, we explore French literature and practice academic writing. Other key units include: poetry, film studies and French culture.
Our tutoring services in Grade 12 prepare students for University and College level courses. We offer tutoring in the following
Mathematics: Advanced Functions
In Grade 12 Advanced Functions, we explore key topics including exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, polynomial and rational functions and characteristics of functions. Here, students are prepared with the prerequisites necessary for matriculation into University.
Calculus & Vectors
We investigate important topics in Grade 12 calculus and vectors which involves rate of change, derivatives and their applications as well as geometry and algebra of vectors. Students are given the assistance they need to master these key concepts which will be necessary for enrollment into university.
In Data Management, students are given extensive practice and insight into the big ideas of counting and probability, probability distributions and organization of data for Analysis. Other important topics include: statistical analysis and culminating data management investigation.
In Grade 12 Physics, we investigate key concepts in dynamics, energy and momentum, gravitational, electric and magnetic fields, the wave nature of light and modern physics with a focus on quantum mechanics and special relativity. Students are engaged in a series of practice problems and equations to have them master each topic.
Here, students are tutored the big ideas in Grade 12 Chemistry. These are: matter and qualitative analysis, Organic Chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical calculations and chemistry in the environment. Having a mastery of these key concepts is imperative for the successful completion of an undergraduate program in Chemistry.
In Grade 12 Biology, we delve deeper into the different facets of biological systems. These concepts and processes include biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis and population dynamics.
Grade 12 English enables students to reinforce and solidify concepts taught in earlier secondary grades. These include, literacy, communication, critical and creative thinking. Students will be exposed to a number of texts in varying forms to ensure that they are prepared for the next step whether that may be post-secondary education or the workplace.
Grade 12 allows for students to use their acquired French knowledge more independently. Students will hone in on their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
For grade’s 9-10 students, tutoring services are delivered based on all the main ideas outlined in the Grade 9-10 Ontario Curriculum for Mathematics, English and Science. Tutoring services for Grade 11 and 12 students are based on the Grade 11-12 Ontario Curriculum for Mathematics, English and the Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
We offer tutoring services for first year University and College students in Mathematics who seek to reinforce and understand challenging mathematical concepts necessary for the completion of their first-year prerequisite courses. Here, we offer assistance in exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, polynomial and rational functions and characteristics of functions.
We offer tutoring and guidance for students in University and College in courses such as English, Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Writing courses, English as a second language, and many more. Our tutoring services help students navigate through the challenges of increased expectations in first year courses by mentoring and guiding them.
We offer tutoring services for first year University and College students in Physics who seek to reinforce concepts necessary for the completion of their first-year prerequisite courses. These concepts include dynamics, energy and momentum, gravitational, electric and magnetic fields, the wave nature of light and modern physics with a focus on quantum mechanics and special relativity.
We offer tutoring for first year University and College students in Chemistry who seek to solidify concepts necessary for the completion of their first-year prerequisite courses. Our tutoring services include matter and qualitative analysis, organic chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical calculations and chemistry in the environment.
We offer tutoring for first year University and College students in Biology who seek to consolidate concepts necessary for the completion of their first-year prerequisite courses. Here, we offer tutoring services in biochemistry, metabolic processes, molecular genetics, homeostasis and population dynamics.
Online Tutoring Services
Sessions taught online are done through our online platform LearnSpeed which only requires a stable internet connection and a click of a button. Tutoring services conducted here are especially beneficial to students who can record and play back the session videos.