AMY C.

Amy graduated in April of 2021 from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts and a Double Major in French and Philosophy, as well as a Minor in Italian and Cultural Studies. She is currently a teacher candidate at OISE/University of Toronto Master of Teaching program and will complete her Masters in 2023. Amy has worked with students of all ages in academic, athletic, and extracurricular environments. This past year she was given the opportunity to teach within the YCDSB as an elementary school teacher. It has provided her with much joy and valuable teaching experience. Her role required her to adapt accordingly, being able to time manage, organize efficiently, create a safe, fun, and educational space for her many students, and provide diversified methods of learning as every child retains knowledge at a different capacity. Amy can tutor French & Math at primary/junior levels as well as French, English, Philosophy and Italian to secondary levels. It is Amy’s goal to aid every child in the success of their learning. She strives to not only help students improve on an academic level but allow them to dig deeper and realize their capabilities.

Caroline B.

“What makes my coaching style unique is that I am able to find fun examples to
help explain difficult concepts based on my international teaching experience.”

 

BSc. And MSc. (specialized in conservation biology)

RAFFAELE B.

I am a high school vice principal, teacher and instructional coach specializing in Mathematics and Physics. I bring 20 years of teaching experience in high school math, empowering kids to gain confidence and improve their mathematical ability so that they can become life-long learners confident to handle the challenges of the work place, or post- secondary education.
I specialize in provincial exam prep (Pre-Calc and Applied 12) but am willing to work in any level of math.
I have many hobbies including sports (hockey, golf, basketball), learning languages (I am self taught in Italian and Greek), and music (I play guitar).

JOSIE B.

Hello this is Josie Bonadie. Josie has a Bachelor of Arts from York university and some French training at Glendon college. She is studying education. She is very friendly and outgoing. Josie has over ten years of experience.

Courtney N.

Courtney Neufeld has an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Languages and Literatures from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Western University. She is qualified to teach Intermediate/Senior French, History, Spanish and Italian, and is very passionate about these subject areas. Courtney has experience with teaching in elementary schools, high schools (both online and in-person) and first-year university tutorials. She is especially passionate about languages, and has experience working with students in Core French and French Immersion programs, and has helped with the creation of a course textbook on introductory French vocab and grammar for a university course. Courtney is an enthusiastic and caring teacher who would do anything for her students. She also loves books and music, and tries to incorporate these interestes wherever possible into her teaching, to enrich her teaching practices to the fullest extent.

Donald P.

Donald is currently finishing the last year of a four year Bachelor of Honors degree in French Studies, and is also minoring in Italian Studies. He will soon after complete Teacher’s College, and is an excellent student in high standing with the goal of becoming a French teacher.

Moreover, Donald also has extensive experience in teaching and tutoring French. In 2017, he was an assistant French teacher at l’Alliance Francaise, where he taught French to students from 4-12 years old. Furthermore, he taught them everyday skills, such as reading and writing, and provided his students with great life skills and habits. Donald has also tutored numerous kids from grade 1 to grade 5 and has helped improve their levels of French and English.

To continue, Donald is currently a French Teacher at Vaughan College, where he is teaching French to Grade 11 students. In this case, he is coming up with the whole yearly curriculum, and is also making tests, quizzes as well as other assignments.

Finally, Donald has been playing guitar for 13 years, is capable of reading all sheet music as well as chords, and has knowledge of the vital aspects of guitar. He has also coached a soccer team for the Etobicoke Youth Soccer Club for kids from 5-7 years old, where he taught vital aspects of soccer as well as teamwork. He is currently minoring in Italian, and has high knowledge and understanding of the Italian language, and is capable of teaching it. Moreover, he is a lover of world history.

Donald absolutely loves teaching and improving students, and always goes above and beyond expectations.

Donald P.

Donald is currently finishing the last year of a four year Bachelor of Honors degree in French Studies, and is also minoring in Italian Studies. He will soon after complete Teacher’s College, and is an excellent student in high standing with the goal of becoming a French teacher.
Moreover, Donald also has extensive experience in teaching and tutoring French. In 2017, he was an assistant French teacher at l’Alliance Francaise, where he taught French to students from 4-12 years old. Furthermore, he taught them everyday skills, such as reading and writing, and provided his students with great life skills and habits. Donald has also tutored numerous kids from grade 1 to grade 5 and has helped improve their levels of French and English.
To continue, Donald is currently a French Teacher at Vaughan College, where he is teaching French to Grade 11 students. In this case, he is coming up with the whole yearly curriculum, and is also making tests, quizzes as well as other assignments.
Finally, Donald has been playing guitar for 13 years, is capable of reading all sheet music as well as chords, and has knowledge of the vital aspects of guitar. He has also coached a soccer team for the Etobicoke Youth Soccer Club for kids from 5-7 years old, where he taught vital aspects of soccer as well as teamwork. He is currently minoring in Italian, and has high knowledge and understanding of the Italian language, and is capable of teaching it. Moreover, he is a lover of world history.
Donald absolutely loves teaching and improving students, and always goes above and beyond expectations.

JOSEPHINE L.

Josephine Logan is a veteran Italian teacher of over 20 years. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a dual degree in Italian and International Studies and holds a Master’s degree in multicultural education from Iona College. She enjoys sharing her love of the language and culture with others and teaching them all that makes Italian so wonderful! In her spare time she enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with her three kids.

 

Elisa B

Elisa B. is a graduate from York University in the Bachelor of Education Program with French as a Second Language as her teachable subject. Prior to York University, Elisa earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts in French (Major), Italian and Spanish (Minors) from University of Toronto (Summa Cum Laude) and a Master of Education (Language and Literacies), from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Her empathy towards students and passion for languages and teaching are a combination which many parents and students alike have commented on. She enjoys travelling, exploring new countries, canoeing and swimming. She has a strong understanding and commitment to inclusion and differentiating instruction, depending on student learning style and needs. Elisa also understands the importance of ensuring that parents and guardians are involved the learning process and kept abreast of the student’s challenges and progress.

CHRISTINA G.

Christina graduated in April of 2020 from McGill University with a degree in Political Science and Sociology. Her interests in school also extended to Gender Studies and Communications. In September of 2021 Christina will begin a Master’s Program focusing on International Economics and Policy. While at McGill, Christina tutored on behalf of the Sociology department, preparing students for upcoming exams and assignments. As well, Christina volunteered at the essay writing center, where she edited and assisted students with papers.

Christina’s passionate about literacy and believes that skills in reading and writing are fundamental to success in any subject. She has worked extensively with students with developmental and processing problems, working to help the students overcome difficulties and obstacles. She is trained in SAT and SSAT prep and has experience teaching and preparing students to successfully write the exam.
She has worked with children in different capacities, ranging from camp counsellor, swimming instructor, and tutoring. Christina believes being patient and firm while encouraging students is paramount to achieving goals.
Christina believes in developing and fostering relationships with each student in order to create a comfortable environment that allows the students to flourish and learn. She is a firm advocate for different learning styles and tries to incorporate a variety of techniques that deviate from standardized education, as she considers each student’s learning style to be unique and accommodable.
In her spare time, Christina volunteers as a peer support worker at a rehab center for addicts. She is fluent in Italian, enjoys reading, traveling, watching and playing sports, and spending time with family and friends.