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.
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!)
Winter has arrived and with it comes the end of the school term, colds and flu, and lots of holiday stress for many people. Finding a balance between enjoying the festive season, dealing with the end-of-term busy-ness, and managing the winter blues can be difficult. To help you out, Access Learning has put together a… Continue reading “Oh the weather outside is frightful…”
This week the Access Learning Blog is starting a series of posts that will help our community get to know the inspiring and exceptional tutors who make up its team. Today, the blog looks at Pamela Robinson, founder of Access Learning and wearer of many hats, including administrator, tutor, and children's advocate. So keep reading… Continue reading Meet the Tutor – Pamela Robinson
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 2