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Contacts

481 Wilson Heights Blvd., North York, ON M3H 2V4

tutoring@narra.ca

+16477745899

Online Tutoring Program

After school program
Time: 4:30 – 6:00PM
Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

 

For the students: One-on-One Tutorial (ideal ratio) Math and/or English Help in other subjects are also available upon request
  • 45-minute tutoring for each subject per student. The student has the option to register in one or both subjects.
  • Weekly goal setting routine: (started in school year 2019-20) 5 to 10 min tutor/tutee mentoring to develop study habits and life goals
  • time allocated for the specific needs of the child
    • 5 to 10 minute overview of the topic of lessons before one-on-one tutoring begins
    • 5 to 10 minute mentoring to develop study habits and goals setting
    • completion of class assignments
    • project work
    • studying for tests and quizzes
    • review of daily lessons
    • independent reading, math practice

For the tutors:

  • Tutors are volunteer high school/college/university students, professionals, or retirees. NARRA gives volunteer certificate and/or community service hours.
  • Screening includes Police Check for Vulnerable Sector, interview, credentials – proficiency in English and Math.
  • Orientation on guidelines on dealing with children and parents.
  • Available professional mentoring program for the tutors.
  • Tutors who want to become mentors must undergo Leadership Training and/or Mentoring Training under the Mentoring Program. In this program, the volunteer tutors are trained to  give their tutees direction on goal setting, building study habits and developing skills. One-on-one mentoring is also available.

For the parents:

  • Parent involvement in the program is crucial for the success of the program.
  • One-on-one parent-tutor/director meeting on a monthly basis to discuss the progress, struggle of the child and how the parents can help their child/children succeed in their studies.
  • A periodic parenting seminar on how to help their children in their studies.