Prep Academy Tutors Blog Posts in 2019

5 Strategies For Building Strong Study and Organizational Skills

April 8th, 2019

Written by Nick Mehring of Prep Academy Tutors of Kitchener-Waterloo For parents and teachers alike, it can be incredibly frustrating to see the self-sabotage that sometimes goes on when a student lacks positive study habits and organizational skills. For many bright students, it’s not uncommon for them to be able to simply coast through entire […]

Gamification in the Classroom – What it is and Why it Matters

March 27th, 2019

In the fast-paced world of Education, there is a tendency toward putting the latest and greatest method of teaching into practice in the classroom. As a relatively recent University graduate, I’ve witnessed first hand the front-lines of research in Education and can attest to the fact that it moves quite quickly. Critics of this field […]

Welcome to Prep Academy Tutors of Calgary Christie!

March 6th, 2019

Prep Academy Tutors is happy to announce our new partner, Christie Martin. Christie will be bringing premium in-home tutors to families in Calgary, AB. Christie has always had a keen interest in children’s education. She spent many years working as a tutor to young students while completing a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Bachelor […]

5 Practical Strategies for Literacy Development

February 26th, 2019

Proficiency in literacy is more important for the well-being of Canadians now than ever before. Some statistics cite over 50% of the population over 16 years of age lack the reading skills necessary for living and working in a modern society [1]. So how can we go about improving this? The strategies below offer a […]

Reading Mastery by Prep Academy Tutors

February 7th, 2019

Direct Instruction, Reading Mastery, is a remedial program offered through Prep Academy Tutors. This program has been around since the 1970s and is recommended by many child educational psychologist because of its proven track record. At Prep Academy, we have a certified Direct Instruction trainer who trains each of our tutors in the program. Reading […]