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.
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!
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
This week the Access Learning Blog returns to our “Meet the Tutor” series. We’re turning our lens around and getting to know tutor and author of this blog, Juliana Allin. Read below to learn more about Juliana and her role with Access Learning. Introduce yourself in a few words. Hi, I’m Juliana, tutor with Access… Continue reading Meet the Tutor – Juliana Allin
COMMON NAME: Aardvark SCIENTIFIC NAME: Orycteropus afer TYPE: Mammals DIET: Carnivores AVERAGE LIFESPAN IN CAPTIVITY: 23 years SIZE: Head and body, 43 to 53 in; tail, 21 to 26 in WEIGHT: 110 to 180 lbs (source) No, this isn’t the start of a science unit studying the habits and life cycle of the strange, insect-eating… Continue reading It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…an Aardvark?
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 2
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 1