Are you a teen thinking about spring exams? High school exams will be starting in the next couple of weeks, which means that it’s time to start flexing your study skills and working on keeping a positive attitude towards your learning. Back in January, Access Learning shared our Top 6 Study Strategies when preparing… Continue reading Study Tips Part 2 (Just in time for June exams!)
Despite the cool weather lately, summer is on its way! Those 8 weeks of long days and warm nights bring lots of time to relax, but many parents are also interested in continuing the learning their children have been doing at school. The curriculum books you can find at Costco may be tempting, but chances… Continue reading Get Out and Learn This Summer
It's Children's Mental Health Week in Ontario. Remember to make time to learn what anxiety looks like, how learning differences present in the classroom, and how to help students feel like they belong.
We’ve been focusing a lot on our Orton-Gillingham language program because we are excited for the summer. However, Access Learning currently has 8 amazing tutors with a wide range of talents! Read this week's post to learn more about Leslie and her gifts with English language learners.
When is the best time to talk about the next school year? Right now! Your child's teacher knows their students very well at this point, which makes it the perfect time to start a conversation about how to transition to the next year. Read more in this week's blog post!
By the time a student starts with us for reading and writing support, they are usually feeling defeated in their abilities. Being asked to produce work on paper every day at school can feel especially draining to students who struggle with letter formation and spelling. Every student is different in their learning strengths and needs,… Continue reading Taking the Paper and Pencil Away: Using A Multisensory Approach to Learning
We're always excited to share more about the amazing work we have going on at Access Learning! This week, we have the privilege of introducing one of our original team members, Alhana De Faria. Check out our blog post for the latest "Meet the Tutor" installment!
As educators we are always looking for ways to build our students up and instill them with confidence. One of the ways we do this is by using positive affirmations that help the kids we work with feel valued, respected, and understood. Positive affirmations are more than just feedback or saying “good job”; they are… Continue reading The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts are Positive Affirmations
We meet students where they are. We use a strength-based approach, meaning we get to know our students skills and interests so that those strengths can be used to support the areas of need. This is my niece, Harlow. She amazes me with her curiosity, boundless energy, and the hard work and perseverance she exudes… Continue reading Waitlists Can’t Be the Only Goal
Study Tips for Teens (That Parents Can Help With Too!)