ASHLEY B.

Ashley is an Ontario Certified Honours Specialist Physics Teacher with experience teaching Mathematics and Chemistry. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph where she majored in Physics and minored in Mathematics. During her undergraduate degree she worked on Physics Education Research and was a member of the Curriculum Development Team for the Physics Department. Her passion for Science, Mathematics, and teaching were evident from a very young age and she has over 15 years of tutoring experience. She prides herself in making STEM accessible to every learner through everyday applications. Ashley completed her teaching degree at Queen’s University and has worked with multiple different curricula throughout her 8 years of teaching, including Ontario and IB. Ashley also loves to travel; she took advantage of her time teaching in London to travel to over 30 countries. Ashley believes developing relationships with her students and rooting key concepts in students’ experiences allows for a deeper connection to the subject matter.

JORDAN B.

Jordan graduated from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (currently known Ontario Tech University) with a Bachelor of Science with a focus of Physics and Biology. He completed his Bachelor of Education the following year. During his time in University, he worked as a cashier, a scribe for visually impaired students, and a tutor. Upon graduation, he moved to England where he began teaching and investing in his true love of traveling. When he wasn’t jet-hopping to different European countries, he was teaching Science to all levels of Secondary School (Grade 7 – Grade 11). Additionally he taught A-level Physics (similar to Grade 12 – first year university level) as well as working in a Special Education Centre for students with Autism. After 3.5 years of teaching abroad, Jordan decided it was time to come home and now teaches with the Durham District School Board. Since joining the board; he has had 3 full year long term contracts – two of which were in elementary. His Junior experience focussed on Grade 6 EQAO preparation. He currently teaches Grade 10 Science and Math and Grade 11 and University Physics.
Typically, you can find Jordan practising Yoga or working out at the gym (pre-quarantine days), playing video games, or taking a stroll around the lakefront at Kew and Woodbine Beach.
Jordan continues to pursue professional development; recently completing an Additional Qualification in Intermediate Math. Jordan has also received Additional Qualifications for Primary and Junior teaching. Next he will be branching out to obtain Senior level Math.

 

Damien B.

Damien has a Combined Honours degree in Biomechanics and Physiology, as well as an Education degree. Damien is a full-time grade 8 teacher with the Toronto district school board.  He is qualified to teach all subjects at the grade 6, 7 and 8 level as well as the high school sciences. As an athlete himself he values a life and work balance. He spends most of his down time Coaching Rugby (Provincially, Club & School Levels), Rock Climbing, Camping, Canoeing and intentionally getting lost in the woods looking for adventure with his dog and loved ones.

SHIVANI S.

Shivani is greatly passionate about teaching and sees herself as a life-long learner. She has been tutoring and teaching for 3+ years in various settings – tutoring small and large groups, private individual tutoring, and teaching in rural, suburban, and urban classroom and home settings. Shivani holds a Masters of Science in Physics, with an extensive background in mathematics and science.

MBAYE H.

Mbaye is a certified New York teacher for grades 7-12.  He attended University Cheikh Anta Diop Dakar (Senegal) and graduated in 2013 with a B.S in mathematics and physics. He moved to New York in 2014, and pursued a B.S. in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Mathematics Education at Lehman College (CUNY).  He is currently pursuing a PhD in Mathematics Education at Teachers College (Columbia University).  Mbaye is a 7th grade math teacher at South Bronx Early College Academics and an adjunct lecturer at Bronx Community College and Lehman College.  He is qualified to teach all middle & high school math courses as well as college-level mathematics.  Mbaye also teaches high school physics.

With his 7th grade students, Mbaye uses mathematics as a tool to understand and interpret our world. He believes that in an increasingly technological economy, we must strive to understand and apply mathematics to our lives and our future. 

Michael Z.

Hello!
My name is Michael and I am a student currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Education program at Ontario Tech University. I have previously completed my honours Bachelor in Chemistry with a minor in biological science. I am passionate about teaching and learning new things, I love finding new creative ways of solving problems and incorporating technology into lessons. I have extensive experience in science courses and I am comfortable teaching students of any age. While I particularly enjoy chemistry and biology, I am also comfortable teaching physics, general science and intermediate math. I also really enjoy learning new technology and I have some experience with coding. In my free time I enjoy going hiking and being outdoors, playing video games, watching tv and movies, cooking and exercising.

ANDRES M.

Andres is a high school Mathematics and Science teacher entering his second year of full-time teaching. He is passionate about the relationship between sports and statistics and is enthusiastic about connecting learned mathematics to real-world applications. He is a dedicated and committed life-long learner who loves working with youth.

AYESHA M.

Ayesha is an enthusiastic second year Systems Design Engineering and Physics student at the University of Waterloo with 5+ years of experience in teaching math and physics to students from Grades 1-12 with various learning abilities. As a tutor, Ayesha believes that any student can achieve academic success when provided with the proper materials and support that is catered towards their learning style.

MACKENZIE C.

Mackenzie is a Math and Science tutor who is incredibly passionate about learning. Mackenzie graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour, with a specialization in Mental Health, and a minor in Mathematics. She loves to use her knowledge of psychology and pedagogy to tailor education so that it is maximally effective and engaging for her students. Mackenzie is currently in her last year of teacher’s college with the goal of teaching Math and Science in secondary school. Mackenzie has loved Math and Science since she was very young. Mackenzie developed her love of science from her mom, who taught her to always be curious and ask questions about the world. However it was not until she started working as a Teacher’s Assistant and tutor in University that she knew teaching was the profession meant for her. Mackenzie has tutored students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. She has also worked as an emergency supply teacher in K-12 grades and as an Educational Assistant. Mackenzie truly loves the subjects she teaches and wants her students to be as excited about learning them as she is. In her free time, Mackenzie loves reading and taking long walks in nature. She has nearly walked into trees trying to combine her passions. Mackenzie also loves playing video games, listening to music, and petting animals.

Kody J.

Kody just recently graduated from York University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Atmospheric Science and also a Certificate of Meteorology. Kody’s studies covered the topics of Physics, Math and Chemistry by their applications to the physical world through the lens of weather. He has experience tutoring high school students in a one-on-one setting but is available to all ages of students. Before the pandemic Kody’s favourite pass-times were playing sports including hockey and rugby now hes looking forward to the snowboarding season.