Bernadette is a teacher candidate at Brock University in her second year of her Bachelor of Education Degree. She graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science and a Minor in Mathematics. At McMaster University, Bernadette worked as a teaching assistant, and was on the Dean’s Honour List. She also has over 500 hours of experience working with elementary and secondary school students from K-12 in various roles including in school tutor, teaching placements, supply teaching, private tutor, summer camp classroom assistant, and teaching assistant. Bernadette believes that every student can succeed and is dedicated to helping them reach their potential. She also enjoys working with exceptional learners and has experience differentiating teaching methods and approaches to meet all learners where they are. On her days off, Bernadette enjoys hanging out with friends, playing softball, and exploring new places. Her hobbies include painting, sewing, cooking, and gardening.
Hannah R. recently graduated from University of Toronto with an HBSc in Astronomy & Astrophysics and History & Philosophy of Science. She excelled academically, receiving many scholarships in math and physics in addition to being a Rhodes Scholarship Finalist and graduating with a 4.0 CGPA. During university Hannah gained teaching experience as an intern at Toronto French School working with grade 11 & 12 Theory of Knowledge students, and as a teaching assistant for a university course about the History of Math. She also kept herself busy as the president of the History & Philosophy of Science Undergraduate Society and as an athletic trainer for her college’s dragonboat team. Hannah has always been passionate about education and as she grew older she became more acutely aware of the opportunities afforded to her from her own education. This awareness inspired her to launch an affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a charity which mails books to preschool children, to help support early education in her hometown of Saskatoon. Hannah’s passion for education grew deeper throughout her studies as she recognized the necessity of effective science education for a fruitful science-society relationship. She is eager to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for science with students to help them not only succeed in their courses, but to better understand the world around them. Hannah’s diverse educational background enables her to help students succeed in many subjects. In her free time, Hannah can be found at the gym training for her next powerlifting meet. If she shows up to a tutoring session with a massive backpack, it is probably full of snacks and lifting gear because she is headed to the gym after!
Khue has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Economics from the Toronto Metropolitan University. She is knowledgeable, compassionate, and approachable. With 2+ years of experience tutoring elementary-grade students in Mathematics, English, Science, and IELTS, Khue has developed engaging methods to assist students with different backgrounds and learning styles to achieve their full academic potential. Her approach emphasizes giving her students positive mindsets and helping them to understand the materials to the core. Khue believes that good attitudes and correct and effective study habits will benefit students in achieving long-term academic success. In her free time, Khue enjoys cooking, doing pilates, spending time with friends, and playing with her two dogs.
JAGNOOR K. C.
Jagnoor, an engineering student in prestigious institute, an experienced instructor of mathematics. Harboring her interests in mathematics and physics, she made the choice for engineering. Jagnoor holds Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and currently, she is specializing in Electronics and Embedded systems (Electronic Engineering). Moreover, she has experience of 4 years in tutoring with one year experience in Ontario’s curriculum and methodologies and has a good hold on high school, university and engineering mathematics. She always introduces different methods and theories, make learning far more interesting and understandable. Her great deal of interest lies in poetry and devotes her quality time in reading, Jagnoor is a full-time dreamer, part-time procrastinator and all-time tea enthusiast.
Ozzy, a fourth-year Industrial Engineering student minoring in Business at the University of Toronto, is currently diving into the practical world of engineering through a co-op internship as a Supply Chain Technician at a biotech firm. With a natural knack for math and physics, he was drawn to the exciting world of STEM and chose to pursue an engineering degree. Remembering his own early challenges, Ozzy stepped up as a mentor in his faculty, eager to ease the journey for first-year students and those transitioning from high school to engineering programs.
Ozzy stands out for his unique and practical way of tackling problems. He has a talent for breaking down tough concepts into bite-sized, understandable pieces, making him a go-to tutor for university courses. His approach not only simplifies complex ideas but also sparks creative thinking in his students.
When he’s not immersed in engineering, Ozzy likes to play the piano and guitar. He’s also deeply intrigued by the mysteries of human behavior and evolutionary psychology, often found with a book on these topics in his downtime. A chess enthusiast, Ozzy loves the game’s blend of skill and strategy, teaching lessons in accountability. And for a bit of fun, he can whip through a Rubik’s cube in under 90 seconds!
Pulkit holds a Bachelor of Science specializing in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (UBC). Being a math enthusiast since high school, he always wanted to combine Computer Science and Mathematics as when they are combined, they offer a lot of academic and non-academic exploration. Since his high school, Pulkit found his class averages to be low and felt that this orthodox needs to be changed. Talking to students, he realized that they find Mathematics to be draining and exhausting and ever since then, he is trying to follow his passion of teaching. Pulkit is a knowledgable tutor with 5 years of experience and has a proven track record of helping diverse students not just pass exams but excel. He possesses a dynamic and empathetic approach towards students. If he is not in front of the screen, you can find him in the gym. Embark on a transformative learning journey with Pulkit, your dedicated guide to academic success!
Catherine H. D.
Catherine is currently a second year Biomedical Science student at McGill University, where she majors in Anatomy and Cell Biology. Awarded the McConnell Entrance Scholarship, she has consistently demonstrated high academic performance in her studies.
In addition to her passion for science, Catherine has a deep appreciation for the arts. As an Arts Prefect during her senior year of high school, she actively engaged in various productions and fine arts projects. This blend of interests showcases her well rounded character and ability to excel in diverse fields.
Beyond the university campus, Catherine has gained practical experience in the medical field. She worked at a fast-paced General Practitioner’s office over the summer, where she honed her skills and deepened her understanding of patient care.
Outside her academic and professional pursuits, Catherine enjoys exercise, exploring new music, spending quality time with friends, and cherishing moments with her three siblings. Her enthusiasm for making science accessible and exciting to others is a testament to her dedication and love for her field of study.
Dang is a senior PhD student in Medical Biophysics at University of Toronto doing research in the field of programmed cell death. In 2016, he graduated with an Honor Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto with a cumulative GPA of 3.94 out of 4, completing a specialist program in Cell and Molecular Biology, a major program in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and a minor program in Immunology. He has three years of in person teaching experience in Biology and Mathematics for student from grade 9 to 12 and has helped many Ontario high school students to get into their choice of school/programs. In his spare time, he likes to read non-fiction books, play chess, and learn German.
Arvin Z. is an OCT-certified teacher with a passion for fostering a love of learning in students. With a Master of Arts in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies, a Bachelor of Education specializing in Elementary Education in Artist in Community Education, and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a specialization in Computing and Film, Arvin brings a rich and diverse educational background to the classroom.
Arvin has extensive experience in tutoring students from grades 2 to 9, excelling in subjects such as Math, Literacy, and Computing. As a seasoned educator, she skillfully integrates her expertise in Screen Cultures and Curatorial Studies, Art, and Computing into her teaching, providing students with a holistic and creative approach to learning.
Additionally, Arvin holds a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certificate, reflecting her commitment to effective communication and language development. Her dedication to education extends beyond the classroom, as she has lectured in Computing and Film Theory courses at the university level. Arvin is driven by the belief that every student has the potential for success, and she strives to create an inclusive and stimulating learning environment to help them achieve their goals.
Nisarg B. is a graduate student at Wilfrid Laurier University, pursuing his Master’s in Applied Computing right after obtaining his Bachelor’s in Information and Communication technology and minors in Computational Science. Having worked as a teaching assistant during his third and fourth year of bachelors, he discovered his skill and passion in teaching and spreading his perspective of all the knowledge he had.
In a world where most people find boredom in technicalities, mathematics and sciences, he instead finds joy in discovering how these core truths hide everywhere around in nature and just require a different perspective to be spotted.
Nisarg looks forward to working with students and helping them understand and build concepts not just for their curriculum, but for a lifetime filled with practical challenges!