A passionate and self-motivated current McGill and UBC undergraduate student studying mechanical engineering, minor in honours maths, history honours, and economics honours with interest in engineering, mathematics, economics, and history.
Timothy Hunter is a lifelong learner and huge nerd, interested in anything math, science or tech related. He has been helping students succeed in math and science for over 7 years. He is a recent graduate from Western University, where he achieved his Masters of Science in Medical Biophysics. During his studies, Timothy published a thesis about using computational methods to investigate the connection between atrial fibrillation and dementia, and authored four peer-reviewed journal articles. Timothy is working towards a career in data analysis, currently doing consulting and web development for small businesses, and tutoring high school to college maths and sciences. He also loves nature, and enjoys spending his free time in Montreals many beautiful parks.
EN: Isabel is a literary translator and graduate student in Littérature comparée (Comparative Literature) at l’Université de Montréal. She has an undergraduate degree in Contemporary Philosophy and German Studies, with a minor in French Literature from the University of King’s College and Dalhousie University.
She has worked as a teacher in both high school and elementary schools in English and French classes. As a tutor, Isabel prioritizes helping her students to nurture their creativity, curiosity, sense of determination and organizational skills.
Isabel is passionate about literature, film, history and art. In her spare time, she is learning metal-working.
FR: Isabel est traductrice littéraire et étudiante diplômée en Littérature comparée à l’Université de Montréal. Elle est titulaire d’un diplôme de premier cycle en philosophie contemporaine et en études allemandes, avec une mineure en littérature française de l’Université de King’s College et de l’Université Dalhousie.
Elle a travaillé comme enseignante dans des écoles secondaires et élémentaires, dans des classes d’anglais et de français. En tant que tutrice, Isabel a pour priorité d’aider ses élèves à développer leur créativité, leur curiosité, leur détermination et leur sens de l’organisation.
Isabel est passionnée par la littérature, le cinéma, l’histoire et l’art. Pendant son temps libre, elle apprend à travailler le métal.
Yashi is a TESOL-certified trainer with a postgraduate degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and English from India. Additionally, she holds a postgraduate diploma in Events, Media, and Marketing, further enriching her academic background. With a strong academic background, Yashi brings a wealth of knowledge to her teaching.
Over the past four years, Yashi has actively engaged in teaching English to students across grades 9, 10, 11, and 12. She excels in coaching students for standardized English tests such as SAT, IELTS, and TOEFL. Yashi’s diverse teaching portfolio speaks to her adaptability and versatility as an English educator.
Yashi’s teaching philosophy centres on creating a nurturing and supportive learning environment where students can flourish in their English language skills. Her primary goal is to instil a deep appreciation for the English language and foster a love for learning among her students, understanding that this forms the bedrock for sustained academic success. Yashi’s unwavering passion for teaching and her unflagging commitment to her students make her a truly dedicated English educator who inspires those she works with to realize their full potential in the realm of the English language and beyond.
Ben is currently undertaking a Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management at HEC Montréal. Ben has a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from City University of London in England, a Master of Science in Civil Engineering Structures from City University of London in England. Having worked internationally on complex projects as a Structural Engineer, Ben has always been keen on thriving for learning and developing new skills as well as transferring knowledge and experience to others. Ben has during his working life been participating in coaching and teaching young students in STEM subjects as part of his extra-curricular activities. As a tutor, Ben has a strong desire to see his students accomplish their full potential and he applies creative skills when necessary to ensure the students achieve excellent academic results.
Luke is a certified teacher who has over 10 years of teaching and tutoring experience. He specializes in both elementary and secondary English and through his years of teaching is able to support students in a variety of subjects. Luke has taught Business, Civics, History, Geography, and General Social Studies. He is also proficient in supporting English language learners and students with special education needs. Luke is a patient and encouraging educator with superb curriculum knowledge.
Sally Mastromonaco is an experienced educator of 25 years. With a specialization in English, Reading Strategies, and Special Education, she has dedicated her career to fostering a love of learning in students from grades 6 to 12. Sally’s journey in education began during her high school years in Amherstburg, ON, where she worked at the local library and discovered her deep affinity for teaching. This early experience fueled her desire to pursue a career in education. After completing her Masters’s degree in English Literature, she moved to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) to embark on her teaching journey. Known for her ability to create a positive and engaging learning environment, Sally prioritizes mutual respect and active student participation in her classrooms. She believes in empowering her students to become confident learners and critical thinkers. Beyond the classroom, Sally leads a fulfilling personal life as a proud soccer mother to her 16-year-old son. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, taking leisurely walks with her pug companion, Max, and enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Muskoka region.
Sally Mastromonaco’s commitment to education and her students, combined with her diverse skill set and nurturing approach, make her a highly respected and influential figure in the field of education.
Claudio is a fourth-year student at McGill University, completing their BCom in Sustainability and International Business.
Alex has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Psychology and another in Mathematics and Chemistry. Throughout his degrees he was consistently on the Dean’s List and was awarded multiple awards for academic achievement. He has been tutoring for over five years and loves finding new ways to help students understand the foundations of science and math. He takes a friendly and easygoing approach that adapts to your needs, and pushes you step-by-step to build confidence gradually. He likes to explore the big-picture meaning behind topics so that students feel connected to why what they’re studying matters, as well as focusing closely on the finer details so that the student will know how to adapt to the many kinds of problems they may be presented with. He strives to help students get the grades that they desire while also developing a new appreciation for the subject that they are studying, so that it feels more exciting to learn.
Erin is a dedicated and driven McGill psychology student, minoring in English cultural studies. She is set to commence her graduate studies in the fall of 2023, to begin her track towards receiving a Master and Doctorate of psychology. She works to enrich the English reading and writing skills of students at the university level and below and offers Intensive aid for research papers and literary essays, including thesis formatting, paragraph structuring, and strategies for syntax and grammar. She assists students enrolled in high school AP psychology, as well as those taking psychology courses in CEGEP and university.