Tutoring isn’t what I thought I’d be doing in 2010!

In the 1999/2000 school year, I was head of the middle school program at a small private school in north GTA, responsible for developing curriculum, supervising teachers, running the library.  I was also teaching English, French, history, geography and guidance to an energetic group of mixed grade (7/8) and mixed ability (from gifted to academically-challenged) … Continue reading

Teaching All the Children with Special Needs

“No two children are alike. No two children learn in the identical way.” ~ Dr. Marian C. Diamond We hear a lot in the news about differentiated instruction and special programming in schools. And when we hear those terms, we often think of children with special needs, such as those with specific learning disabilities, or … Continue reading