Ease back into Back-to-School: Mindfulness Workshops to ease the mind

Ease back into Back-to-School: Mindfulness Workshops to ease the mind

Anxiety is one of the fastest growing concerns among school-aged children and youth in the school system these days. Many teachers and parents agree that children are under increasing pressure to perform in the classroom to keep up with standardized curriculum, all while having their time spent outside or in Art-based programming reduced. Oak Learners Read more about Ease back into Back-to-School: Mindfulness Workshops to ease the mind[…]

Summer 2017 Camps at Oak Learners

Summer 2017 Camps at Oak Learners

Throughout the summer Oak Learners offered a unique camp experience designed to engage naturally inquisitive and active children. Themes throughout the summer included Maker Mania, Canada 150, Aboriginal Art Around the World, Junior Scientists and Music, Movement and Make-Believe. Each week highlighted a topic children investigated through hands-on activities and real-world explorations. The daily routine for Read more about Summer 2017 Camps at Oak Learners[…]

New Beginnings at Oak Learners

New Beginnings at Oak Learners

Recognizing the need for increased support for students experience difficulty in the school system, Oak Learners brings together professionals to provide an enriched and supportive learning environment for their students. On July 6th, 2017, Oak Learners launches ‘Bridge The Gap’ a program offering Parents the opportunity to choose from a variety of part-time to full Read more about New Beginnings at Oak Learners[…]

Learning Styles and Student Differentiation

Learning Styles and Student Differentiation

Unique Learning Styles Howard Gardner coined the term Multiple Intelligences first in 1983 to describe the evident fact that there are many different ways that people learn. Some people learn from listening, some from watching and others from doing. People also have different ways to express what they have learned: verbally, kinaesthetically, artistically, etc. As Read more about Learning Styles and Student Differentiation[…]

Oak Learners is Moving! We’re expanding!

Oak Learners is Moving! We’re expanding!

It is with great pride that we share our exciting news with you!  Oak Learners is now a fully registered not-for-profit organization, enabling us to provide increased support  and expanding programming to the vibrant families in and around our neighbourhood.  We believe every child, no matter their ability and/or disability is capable and will be Read more about Oak Learners is Moving! We’re expanding![…]

Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day

Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day

We live in a changing world, where it is becoming ever-important to take steps towards conserving the Earth’s resources for generations to come. At our school, environmental awareness has always been a priority for both staff and students alike. Through participation in global events such as Earth Hour and Earth Day, we raise the awareness Read more about Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day[…]

Bridge the Gap at Oak Learners

Bridge the Gap at Oak Learners

At Oak Learners we understand that every child learns differently and we love that! Each of the founding partners at Oak Learners have experienced the trials of parenting a child who needs something “more” than what is traditionally offered by both public and private educational institutions. We have strived to create an alternative learning environment Read more about Bridge the Gap at Oak Learners[…]

Holiday Concert & Social, December 11 2016

Holiday Concert & Social, December 11 2016

On Sunday, December 11, 2016, Oak Learners was thrilled to welcome our friends and families together to celebrate the musical accomplishments of our students. We gathered at Placebo Place, a local lounge and live-music venue to listen to selections prepared by our talented students. Thank you to everyone who came out to support our musicians! Read more about Holiday Concert & Social, December 11 2016[…]