Kristina recently obtained her Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Calgary. She is
goal-driven, ambitious and eager to learn and share her knowledge and academic experience with students. She has over two years of teaching assistant experience in Managerial Accounting and MBA Business Technology courses at the University of Calgary. She has extensive tutoring experience working with junior high and high school students primarily in math. Kristina loves supporting students work towards their goals to reach academic success to their highest potential.
Sarah has over 20 years teaching experience with high school students in a variety of subjects, including mathematics, physics and science.
Shabnam is a theoretical physicist with a PhD from Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa, Italy. She has worked as a researcher in different universities and countries. Before moving to Toronto, she lived in Singapore for more than six years and worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Quantum Technologies. She has taught undergrad students at universities such as Bilkent University, National University of Singapore and Yale-NUS college. In early 2019 she transitioned from academia to entrepreneurship. Currently she is a Co-Founder and Director of a start-up in Toronto.
In addition to her teaching experience at university level, she was a Math and Physics tutor right after finishing her high school until she became a PhD student. She has her way of simplifying scientific subjects for students to help them learn gradually and develop their logical thinking and problem solving abilities. Even in her entrepreneurial role she enjoys working with the interns a lot.
Shabnam has travelled to several countries and has friends from many different nationalities. Canada is the fifth country that she lives in. In her free time she enjoys cooking, exercising and dancing. When music plays she cannot stand still.
Aaron has a wealth of experience in teaching science at the undergraduate level, and looks forward to engaging his high-school students, getting them excited about all of his favourite subjects! Having taken all science and math courses in high school in addition to leading a successful undergraduate career, Aaron knows how challenging it can be for students to juggle many subjects. As such, he looks forward to not only teaching, but to sharing his strategies for staying organized, working independently and thinking critically.
Arvin is an Ontario Certified Teacher. She completed her B.Ed and B.A.H in Computing and Film at Queen’s University. During her education and work experience, Arvin developed strategies to teach students of various ages and settings. While specializing in teaching primary junior students and artists in community education, Arvin has practiced tutoring for years, worked in overseas camps, and has worked as a teaching assistant in university. She speaks Mandarin and English, and also has exchange experience in Japan. Coding, photography, film-making, and practicing various forms of art and music are some of her favourite activities. She has been practicing to incorporate these passions into her teaching. She believes that students benefit from character development through cross-curriculum education, and continues to support her students learning in their personalized ways.
Nick is a Grade 5/6 teacher at a private school downtown Toronto and has 4 years of teaching experience. Nick has a Bachelor’s in Education from Queen’s University, specializing in Primary Junior. Nick has an undergrad degree from the University of Ottawa with a Major in Geography and a Minor in Sociology.
Holly is a teaching candidate from the University of Toronto working towards her Masters of Teaching while studying mathematics. Holly was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario but attended high school on the west coast for a couple of years. Holly originally discovered her passion for teaching back when she was a grade six student and was inspired by her homeroom teacher who showed her not only that she could do math, but that math was awesome. Since then, Holly has found a deep passion for mathematics and teaching. She hopes to inspire kids the same way her homeroom teacher inspired her. Since then, Holly has oriented her life to gain experience working with kids; this has included working as a snowboard and ski instructor, gymnastics and trampoline coach and a camp counsellor. Holly loves the arts; she loves to sing, act and do photography. She also has done both rowing and swimming competitively. Holly loves to volunteer, especially when it involves baking or animals; her favourite animal is a dog! Holly just got a new puppy who is a rescue from Manitoba; her name is Gracie. Holly not only focuses on ensuring the academics concepts are understood but works to help kids build confidence in their academic abilities. Holly sustained high averages throughout all of her academic career across all subjects and has consistently been on the honour roll. She is also received several awards for academics and effort, including the University of Toronto Book Award. Over the years, Holly has supported many children of different ages to improve their reading, writing, vocabulary, geography, science and math skills. Holly believes that by building a strong relationship with her students, she can better meet their needs and grow their learning. Holly also recognizes the importance of seeing every child as unique and supporting each student emotionally and academically to help them become their best possible self. Her main goal is to create an environment that fosters positive mindsets and support, where learning is fun, exciting and enjoyable. Holly hopes to make this goal a reality with every child she meets.