Magdalene graduated from OISE’s Master of Teaching program and holds her Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto. Magdalene has been teaching in professional and social settings since 2015 and has experience working with diverse learners. She has taught grades 1 through 12 with a focus on English, math, and the social sciences. Magdalene also has experience teaching English internationally.
Magdalene seeks to advance students’ self-confidence and self-efficacy while cultivating a love of learning and empowering students on their journey to academic success. She embodies and exemplifies an ideology that centres around self- discovery and personal growth, with an emphasis on critical thinking, adaptability, and resiliency.
When Magdalene isn’t in school or tutoring, you can find her curled up with a good book, visiting the animals at the Toronto Zoo, or taking pictures of different foods she’s tried around the city.
Vikki attended Lower Canada College and completed her DEC at Marianopolis in honours psychology. She currently studies at McGill university and majors in psychology with a minor in behavioural neuroscience. She is a research volunteer at a psychosocial oncology lab.
She has been tutoring at Marianopolis since 2015 in subjects such as psychology, anthropology, history, English and sociology and is passionate about helping students excel, while ensuring that material is taught in a personalized way. She works from the philosophy that with great patience and dedication, any subject can be broken down and appreciated. She has a fabulous personality and students are drawn to her no-nonsense approach that combines deep empathy and a sense of humour.
Her specialties include all of elementary school; English, French and history at the High School level; and essay writing, history and philosophy at the CEGEP and university levels.