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A visit to see the High Park Cherry Blossoms

A visit to see the High Park Cherry Blossoms

This year, the much-anticipated Peak Bloom of the High Park Cherry Blossoms in Toronto occurred during the final week of April and our students took the opportunity to visit this spectacular showcase of nature at its finest despite the lower-than-seasonal temperatures.

Student Visits to Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Center in February 2024

Student Visits to Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Center in February 2024

Oak Learners Middle School students had the opportunity to visit the Lakeshore Grounds Interpretive Center at Humber college to learn about the contributions of Black Canadians as well as the story of Grace, a former resident of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital. These opportunities help our students understand history through unique stories and experiences that cannot be found in a textbook.

Oak Learners Holiday Concert 2023

Oak Learners Holiday Concert 2023

Oak Learners was proud to present our Holiday Concert for the 2023 Season! Our students from all grade levels performed, and the concert also featured solo performances from students who participate in Private Music Lessons at Oak Learners.

A Natural Way to Learn

A Natural Way to Learn

On a beautiful spring afternoon in mid-May, we noticed that our local park was blanketing in gorgeous yellow dandelions. The fields of green and yellow seemed to stretch forever, providing us an opportunity to reflect on the absolute beauty of the natural world around us.

The Healing Power of Music: How Learning an Instrument Can Improve Mental Health

The Healing Power of Music: How Learning an Instrument Can Improve Mental Health

Music has been used as a form of expression for centuries. It is a powerful tool that can convey emotions and feelings in both a verbal and non-verbal setting. Learning to play an instrument allows individuals to express themselves in a limitless creative way, providing a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment. This is especially important for children and teenagers who may struggle expressing themselves or have many stressors and anxiety in their life.

How to Pick the Right Summer Camp for your Child

How to Pick the Right Summer Camp for your Child

Summer is just around the corner and parents, it’s time to start thinking about summer camps for your kids. With so many options available both locally, and around the GTA, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your child. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this post, we’ll guide you through the process of choosing the perfect summer camp for your child that will ensure their best summer yet.

Top 10 Skills Middle Schoolers Need to Learn

Top 10 Skills Middle Schoolers Need to Learn

Middle school is an important period in a student’s academic journey as it lays the foundation for future success in high school and beyond. During this time, students are faced with new challenges and responsibilities, and it is essential for them to develop certain skills to ensure their academic success. Here are the top 10 skills middle schoolers should learn for school success.

Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser 2023 – Oak Learners

Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser 2023 – Oak Learners

Pink Shirt Day is a day of awareness and inclusion that takes place annually in Canada to inform and take a stand against bullying. This year Pink Shirt Day is Wednesday, February 22nd. At Oak Learners, we believe that it is important to take part in this day to promote kindness, acceptance, and to highlight the importance of inclusion and community.

Partner Showcase: Humber College Placement Student

Partner Showcase: Humber College Placement Student

Oak Learners has teamed up with Humber College and various other colleges to gather talented students from across Canada to work inside the school. Nick started at Oak Learners in the summer of 2022 as a placement student on the administration team. Nick shared what he has learned from working at Oak Learners and what takeaways he has from the placement.

Partner Showcase – Seneca College Internship with Oak Learners

Partner Showcase – Seneca College Internship with Oak Learners

The concept of teaching and learning matching is that it impacts learning in a way that encourages students to respond more positively to instructional methods while informing faculty about effective teaching practices. This encourages collaboration between the teacher and student which in turn reduces classroom management issues.

Recent research has shown that it is not as effective for a teacher to change their teaching preferences to suit the students in their classroom because they may not be as comfortable teaching in that manner.

Oak Learners Classroom Teacher Interview #2 – Emma van der Jagt

Oak Learners Classroom Teacher Interview #2 – Emma van der Jagt

The concept of teaching and learning matching is that it impacts learning in a way that encourages students to respond more positively to instructional methods while informing faculty about effective teaching practices. This encourages collaboration between the teacher and student which in turn reduces classroom management issues.

Recent research has shown that it is not as effective for a teacher to change their teaching preferences to suit the students in their classroom because they may not be as comfortable teaching in that manner.

Music Lessons – Oak Learners Class Showcase

Music Lessons – Oak Learners Class Showcase

Oak Learners is dedicated to inspiring minds through Arts Education and our Love of Music! We offer a supportive learning atmosphere, working with your child’s unique learning style to inspire their strengths and interests.

Private music lessons are available to learners of all ages from young to old in a variety of disciplines, including Piano, Guitar, Voice, Ukulele, Drums, Percussion, and Composition.

Oak Learners Classroom Teacher Interview – Maggie Robertson

Oak Learners Classroom Teacher Interview – Maggie Robertson

At the heart of Oak Learners are the teachers that work with students every day to create an environment for the learners to excel with every project, task, and endeavor they complete. We wanted to interview some of our teachers to see their perspectives on their teaching field, get to know them better, and see what inspired them to become a teacher. The first interview we did is with Maggie Robertson, a teacher at Oak Learners wanting to share her experiences! Enjoy!

Importance of Matching Students with the Right Teacher

Importance of Matching Students with the Right Teacher

The concept of teaching and learning matching is that it impacts learning in a way that encourages students to respond more positively to instructional methods while informing faculty about effective teaching practices. This encourages collaboration between the teacher and student which in turn reduces classroom management issues.

Recent research has shown that it is not as effective for a teacher to change their teaching preferences to suit the students in their classroom because they may not be as comfortable teaching in that manner.

Partner Showcase: Humber College

Partner Showcase: Humber College

Oak Learners has teamed up with Humber College and various other colleges to gather talented students across Canada to work inside the school. We interviewed one intern student from Humber College that joined the Oak Learners team, Joshua, to speak more on what they have learned whilst working with Oak Learners, how their experience went, how Humber College saw the experience, and what takeaways they have from the internship with Oak Learners.

Art Class (Ages 6+) – Oak Learners Class Showcase

Art Class (Ages 6+) – Oak Learners Class Showcase

Oak Learners is hosting an Art Class for ages 6 and up every Saturday from 12:45pm-1:30pm! If you’re looking for an art class for your child, look no further! Our art teachers are passionate, enthusiastic, and knowledgable. Oak Learners provides a safe environment for the kids and allow them to experience the satisfaction that comes from guided self-expression. The focus of our art classes is exploring artistic skills, exploring creativity, and so much more!

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