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How small class sizes can help children prepare for High school

As parents and educators, we all want our students to succeed in high school and beyond. At Oak Learners, we believe that small class sizes play an integral role in preparing students for success in their academic journey. In this post, we will explore and outline the benefits of smaller class sizes and how they can impact high school preparation.

One of the main advantages of small class sizes is that they allow for more personalized and direct teaching and instruction. Teachers can tailor their lessons to the specific needs and abilities of each student, providing a more customized learning experience. This personalized approach can lead to better student engagement and retention of the material.



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In smaller class sizes, teachers can provide more one-on-one time with each student. This extra attention allows teachers to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each student and address them accordingly. By doing so, teachers can help their students overcome their challenges and excel in areas where they excel. This can help boost student confidence and motivation, which is essential for success in high school and beyond.

In addition, teachers can also learn their students’ learning styles in smaller classes. Every student learns differently, and teachers who are familiar with their student’s learning styles can adapt their teaching strategies to meet each student’s needs. This approach can make learning more effective and enjoyable for students and ultimately help them to achieve their academic goals.

Small class sizes can also promote a more collaborative and supportive learning environment. Students are more likely to feel comfortable asking questions and participating in class discussions when they are in a smaller group. They can build relationships with their peers and work together on projects and assignments, which can develop teamwork and communication skills that are essential for success in high school and beyond.

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At Oak Learners, we understand the importance of small class sizes in high school preparation. We keep our class sizes small, with a 6:1 student per teacher ratio. Our teachers are passionate about providing personalized and direct instruction that helps our students reach their full potential. We believe that this approach can make a significant difference in the academic success and personal growth of our students.

Small class sizes provide a more personalized and direct approach to teaching, allow for more one-on-one time with teachers, enable teachers to identify learning styles and adapt their teaching strategies, and promote a collaborative and supportive learning environment. If you’re looking for a school that prioritizes small class sizes and personalized instruction, consider Oak Learners in Etobicoke.

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Kelly Farrell

Kelly Farrell is the Founder and Director of Oak Learners. She is dedicated to supporting learners of all ages and abilities reach their goals and love the learning journey. Kelly’s philosophy of education is based in the understanding that every child has the capacity to excel and succeed when they are given the tools and taught the skills to help them on their journey.
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