Tips and Things

Tips and Things
18 05, 2016

5 Tips for High School Exam Preparation

2016-05-18T17:54:13+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips for High School Exam Preparation

5 Tips for High School Exam Preparation Facing final exams for the first time can be overwhelming. When entering high school, students are expected to have the study skills to write exams that review 3-4 month’s worth of information in one sitting. Transitioning from the typical unit test in element [...]

27 04, 2015

Summer Break

2017-10-07T10:29:19+00:00 The Skill Builders Program, The Smarty Pants Program|Comments Off on Summer Break

Summer Break Sick of sitting around and doing nothing? For many parents, they find the easiest solution to this problem is to allow their children to stay home and have the opportunity to relax and play, or to find someone who can look after their child from the comfort of their home. Some parents f [...]

17 04, 2015

EQAO Preparation

2017-10-07T10:21:03+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on EQAO Preparation

Helping Your Child Prepare for EQAO & OSSLT More often than not, parents and children are terribly intimidated when they hear the acronyms ‘EQAO’ or ‘OSSLT' - but what do these acronyms even mean? The EQAO (Education Quality and Accountability Office) is a test given by the government of Ontario [...]

3 03, 2015

Spring Break

2017-06-17T09:48:01+00:00 The Skill Builders Program, The Smarty Pants Program|Comments Off on Spring Break

Spring Break A wise man once said, “Learning never exhausts the mind.” This man was Leonardo Da Vinci. He was an inventor, much more advanced than his time and there was a reason for this. What perpetuated his intelligence and accomplishments was his drive to keep his mind active and his will power [...]

21 08, 2014

What Would You Do?

2017-06-17T09:48:01+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Would You Do?

What Do You Do When You Drop Your Child Off At The Learning Space? This is a question we recently asked a number of our parents dropping their child off for tutoring at The Learning Space. The question was asked in an informal way to see what how our parents made use of their free time. We can all u [...]

21 08, 2014

Summer Brain Drain

2017-06-17T09:48:01+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer Brain Drain

Summer Brain Drain - Brush Off Those Summer Cobwebs The school teachers call it summer brain drain.  The long, lazy days during the summer holidays contribute to the steady decline in many student's proficiency.  Students often lose as much as two to three months of math and reading skills alone dur [...]

9 08, 2014

Kindergarten Options

2017-06-17T09:48:01+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on Kindergarten Options

If my school offers full-day kindergarten, can I choose to send my child part-time? The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching and many of our existing parents have some concerns about their child's kindergarten options. Some common questions we get asked are: how will full-day kinde [...]

13 02, 2014

Children’s Tax Credit for Tutoring

2017-10-07T10:20:25+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on Children’s Tax Credit for Tutoring

Children's Tax Credit for Tutoring Extra curricular activities are great for the development of a child. Piano lessons, skating lessons, dance lessons, and yes even tutoring are examples of activities that children enjoy and parents can use towards the Children’s Arts Tax Credit. The accumulation of [...]

27 01, 2014

2013 Reader’s Choice Awards

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards

Thank you for nominating us for the 2013 Reader's Choice Awards - Best Tutoring Company! The City of Vaughan, thank you for nominating us for the 2013 Reader's Choice Awards - Best Tutoring Company! We're honoured to be in such great company. Please support us and vote so we can become #1. Our nomin [...]

30 10, 2013

What Is The Learning Space?

2017-10-07T10:30:02+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on What Is The Learning Space?

What Is The Learning Space? Don't confuse private tutoring with The Learning Space! We are a cognitive based learning centre that helps each child develop a commitment to personal and academic growth through customized programs designed by academic professionals. Ordinary tutoring is just a bandage. [...]

27 09, 2013

Is Private Tutoring Right For Me?

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on Is Private Tutoring Right For Me?

Is Private Tutoring Right For Me? Individual private tutoring has some natural benefits including convenience.  Although we provided private offsite tutoring to some clients in the past, we felt the safety of both our tutors and students is more of a priority vs. convenience.  Naturally, parents loo [...]

19 02, 2013

7 Tips on The Importance of Reading

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Tips on The Importance of Reading

7 Tips on The Importance of Reading Studies have shown that strong readers make successful learners. The more your child reads the better student he/she will be at school. Here are 7 tips on the importance of reading and encouraging your children to read that you may mind helpful. Tip # 1: Reading A [...]

19 02, 2013

5 Tips on The Importance of Phonics

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Tips on The Importance of Phonics

5 Tips on The Importance of Phonics The importance of phonics is to teach beginning readers the 42 letter sounds in our alphabet. When students develop strong phonetic skills, it enables them to be outstanding readers and spellers. The Learning Space has developed a balanced phonetic program which a [...]

30 11, 2012

Grand Opening Open House of The Learning Space

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 Inside The Learning Space|Comments Off on Grand Opening Open House of The Learning Space

Grand Opening Open House of The Learning Space We celebrated our June 2011 grand opening in the Vellore Village Plaza located on Major Mackenzie Dr and Weston Rd with an Open House on June 11th and June 12th. Guests were invited to our location to see our facility, talk with the staff, find out abou [...]

30 11, 2012

Our Location and Colour Meanings

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 Inside The Learning Space|Comments Off on Our Location and Colour Meanings

Our Location and Colour Mearnings Our interpretation of colour is immediate, yet subliminal. Before painting The Learning Space walls and preparing for our Grand Opening, we decided to look at colour meanings and their significance in a learning environment. Our walls and furniture are decorated in [...]

30 11, 2012

Smarty Pants Preschool Fire Station Trip

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 The Smarty Pants Program|Comments Off on Smarty Pants Preschool Fire Station Trip

Smarty Pants Preschool Fire Station Trip What an enjoyable time our Staff and Smarty Pants students experienced on our recent trip to the local Vaughan Fire Department! A trip to the fire station was certainly fitting considering the program's past month’s theme revolved around community workers. A [...]

31 07, 2012

Yoga for Children

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on Yoga for Children

The age of three is an important milestone in the development of a child. It marks the transition from a toddler to a young child. Between the ages of 3 and 6 a child's movements become smoother and more coordinated, which is why this is a good age to introduce yoga movements to develop his/her rang [...]

31 07, 2012

Mission Statement

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on Mission Statement

The Learning Space’s mission is to help each child develop a commitment to personal growth so they can achieve their academic potential and life-long dreams. The Learning Space is determined to help every student unleash their potential by giving them a strong academic foundation and providing them [...]

31 07, 2012

Graduate Photography

2015-01-05T16:28:32+00:00 Uncategorized|Comments Off on Graduate Photography

We’re excited to announce the addition of professional studio photography for our program graduates. For a nominal fee and parent's consent, graduates of our programs can have their pictures taken by an on-location photographer at our facility complete with props and studio lighting & equipment. [...]

31 07, 2012

Why the Cognitive Approach?

2017-06-17T09:48:02+00:00 About Us|Comments Off on Why the Cognitive Approach?

Why the Cognitive Approach? The Learning Space takes a cognitive approach to learning because this technique actually teaches students how to learn. Cognitive learning is about enabling a child to learn by using their own reason, intuition and perception. This means students use their cognitive skil [...]

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