EN: Elizabeth is pursuing a degree in Communications sciences at the University of Montréal. She is currently finishing her bachelors degree. She has 5 years of experience tutoring students from elementary to CEGEP level classes. She loves working with children and teaching in a way that is enjoyable for them.
FR: Elizabeth poursuit ses études en sciences de la communication à l’Université de Montréal. Elle termine actuellement son baccalauréat. Elle a 5 ans d’expérience dans le tutorat d’élèves du primaire au CÉGEP. Elle adore travailler avec les enfants et enseigner d’une manière agréable pour eux.
Tatiana graduated with a Master’s degree in Psychology (Honours) from Pedagogical State University(2006),Republic of Moldova. She has a Bachelor of Education (Honours) Program specializing in Psychology, Pedagogy in the English Language (2003). In 2010 she completed the Early Childhood Educator Program at George Brown College and became a RECE (registered early childhood educator). She is a Member of CECE in good standing.
In 2014 ,Tatiana successfully completed a French Program with HIGH Honours at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. She completed multiple workshops and programs related to the field of education In 2022 she successfully completed a program ” Building resilience in young students at Mothercraft Shaping Children’s Lives Through Learning. She started her career in the field of education as a RECE,continuing as an ESL & FSL Teacher ,and Childcare Supervisor. Tatiana is passionate about her teaching skills, and she is providing a developmentally play based curriculum program as a DECE ( designated early childhood educator) in TDSB(since 2014 – present) – French Immersion Program for Primary Grades students.
Since 2006 ,Tatiana has displayed a genuine interest in teaching students (age 4- 12), working promptly, building responsive and positive relationships with families and staff members. Tatiana is familiar with the Montessori approach that is specifically designed to stimulate children’s intellectual, social skills as well as emotional growth in a loving and comfortable environment. Tatiana believes that children must have freedom to explore, to choose, to be creative in order to develop their uniqueness while demonstrating their learning. She is a caring individual that interacts in a gentle and supportive manner with a tremendous amount of patience. Tatiana possesses an excellent ability to listen attentively and respectfully to all students , offering encouragement and praise. Her joyful activities and long plans are developmentally appropriate and thought based on students’ skills and abilities. Her activities could be planned spontaneously, sparking interest ,promoting exploration, self-esteem, self-regulation ,self-confidence , cooperation and participation.
Tatiana is consistent and firm when redirecting students on time using logical and natural consequences and problem solving strategies helping students to understand their responsibilities. In her teaching Tatiana uses a variety of techniques and appropriate resources when planning, moreover, asking thought provoking questions. She shows her self- confidence when taking initiative cooperating with staff members and students , and interacting greatly, seeking the ways to contribute to the program she provides. Tatiana’s professional , theoretical and practical experiences are clearly reflected in her teaching environment, when she is engaging students in a creative problem solving inquiry ,challenging them to extend their learning skills. Tatiana is aware that each student has their own pace and unique abilities to process and perceive the learning material. Therefore, her goal is to implement the lessons where all the students are included to participate easily, with comfort to acquire the knowledge and skills achieving the results to the highest of their potential.
Tatiana enjoys dancing, singing, reading, writing poems, playing sports, and watching movies and TV shows. Few years ago( 2017) Tatiana was awarded in York Centre for “SERVICE to COUNTRY and COMMUNITY – Canada 150 Award “by Member of Parliament, Michael Levitt, and for her ambitious aspirations, leadership driven by compassion, the courage to dream boldly, being an ordinary personality doing extraordinary things. Also, she had been nominated by her peers for her singing and dancing ,promoting culture and traditions in the Moldovan Community in Ontario.
Anna has been passionate about the French language since she first started her studies as a French Immersion student. Over the course of her career, she has taught FSL to Primary and Junior levels, and has been a valuable faculty member at the Bishop Strachan School since 2000, where she currently teaches JK – Grade 4 Core French. Anna also enjoys connecting with her students by coaching Athletics, such as Cross Country, and is an Advisory lead as well to support the social emotional well-being of her students.
Charlotte is a West-End Toronto native, who studied French in the TDSB through the French Immersion program from kindergarten to OAC, earning her a bilingual certificate. She continues to live in Etobicoke with her two young sons, who are both enrolled in the French Immersion program as well. Charlotte has many years of experience working with children from ages 0-12 in various capacities that range from Nursery Coordinator, Sunday school teacher and community program leader at her church, to volunteering in west-end schools offering mentorship homework clubs and running literacy programs. Charlotte also has a BA in Kinesiology and a certificate in Athletic Therapy and has worked with athletes of varying ages and skill levels for over a decade. She enjoys anything and everything to do with Fitness and Health, and loves to find ways to incorporate those subjects into all aspects of her life. Recently, Charlotte graduated from the B.Ed program at Tyndale University in Toronto, where she had the opportunity of working with and teaching some grade 2, 3 and 6 classes in TDSB during her three practicum placements. Charlotte’s favourite subjects to teach are math, science and language. She is enthusiastic, organized and dedicated to education, and is very excited to continue her education adventures through Prep Academy Tutoring!
EN: Swaeta is a student studying Computer Science at McGill University. She has graduated from Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf in pure and applied sciences. She is comfortable teaching in both English and French. She is able to cater to different teaching styles as she has experience tutoring in the past.
FR: Swaeta est étudiante en informatique à l’Université McGill. Elle est diplômée du Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf en sciences pures et appliquées. Elle est à l’aise d’enseigner en anglais et en français. Elle est capable de répondre à différents styles d’enseignement car elle a de l’expérience dans le tutorat dans le passé.
My goal is to help each student develop confidence in their ability to learn and to build new skills. I have an Educational Assistant diploma. I have experience working in a French Immersion school with a variety of learning levels and abilities as well with special needs. I have a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a minor in History and am currently working towards a degree in Education.
EN: Siân is currently in her second year at McGill University. She is in the faculty of education in the kindergarten/elementary and pédagogie immersion française program in hopes of becoming a French immersion elementary school teacher. She has previous experience tutoring grade 3s and 4s in French as well as math in French. She is very passionate about teaching and enjoys working with students. She believes in strong relationships with her students and making learning fun!
FR: Siân est actuellement en deuxième année à l’Université McGill. Elle est à la faculté d’éducation du programme maternelle/élémentaire et pédagogie immersion française dans l’espoir de devenir enseignante en immersion française au primaire. Elle a de l’expérience dans le tutorat de 3e et 4e années en français ainsi qu’en mathématiques en français. Elle est très passionnée par l’enseignement et aime travailler avec les étudiants. Elle croit en des relations solides avec ses élèves et en rendant l’apprentissage amusant!
Marie-Danielle has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and French Language Arts from the University of Calgary. She has been teaching Social Studies, Art, French as a Second Language and French Language Arts to junior high students for over 10 years. She is a passionate teacher who enjoys exploring and guiding students into discovering their full potential and capabilities. Marie-Danielle was born in Québec and moved to Calgary at a young age. Every summer she makes the time to go back to Québec and visit her family and friends. In previous years, Marie-Danielle has also partaken in summer camps, teaching French to international students. She always enjoys working with students and being a part of their learning success.
Selma recently graduated from McGill University’s Bachelor of Education program where she specialized in high school English Language Arts and History. During her time living in Quebec, she taught and tutored in both English and French. She also made it onto the Dean’s List and earned several scholarships throughout her university years for maintaining a high cumulative GPA.
Growing up with an Egyptian father and a German mother, she developed a passion for languages and learned to speak English, French, German, Arabic, and Spanish. Her interest in Spanish led her to teaching English as a Second language in Spain. Later, she traveled to Costa Rica as a Program Leader for groups of American teenagers on community service trips. These international experiences fuelled her interest in working with youth.
Teaching has been a lifelong dream for Selma, and she believes that there is nothing more rewarding than being able to help a student gain confidence or understand a concept. For her, tutoring is all about listening and responding to her students’ unique needs. Selma recently moved to Ontario, and she is looking forward to her next adventure in a new province! You’ll often catch her planning her next hiking trip, dancing, singing, or going on long runs.
Hello family! My name is Arielle, and I am a passionate teacher/tutor, I am fluent in French. I am deeply devoted to education and motivated to work closely alongside students and dedicated to see them succeed!
On a side note, I enjoy music, using it as a learning tool to spark my student’s ability to remember material in a fun and engaging way. I also enjoy nature, traveling on adventures, and teaching skills for students to become organized, valuable, and good citizens on earth.
I look forward to meeting you!