The Importance of Teaching Kids Mental Monologues

The Importance of Teaching Kids Mental Monologues

Written by: Kelly Letros – Behaviour Therapist During spring break, I was enthused to spend my week with children who had registered for a week-long camp program. Daily, they were running to and fro through the corridors of the centre, from one pre-planned activity to another. It was delightful to hear them squealing and giggling Read more about The Importance of Teaching Kids Mental Monologues[…]

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[…]

March Break 2018

March Break 2018

Enjoy these highlights from our 2018 March Break Camp at Oak Learners! Our campers explored so many exciting things this week, including endangered animals, music from around the world, handmade snacks and treats and so many wonderful walks through our neighbourhood. ” template=”/home/content/p3pnexwpnas01_data02/73/3239973/html/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/ngglegacy/view/gallery.php” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Oak Learners Students Raised over $500 for Homessless

Oak Learners Students Raised over $500 for Homessless

On February 24, 2018, a pair of Grade 6 students from Oak Learners walked in solidarity with thousands of people across Canada to raise money and awareness for the homeless as part of the Coldest Night of the Year. Amelie and Daniela became very passionate about helping this vulnerable sector of our population last fall when Read more about Oak Learners Students Raised over $500 for Homessless[…]

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 Grand Opening Celebration

Oak Learners Grand Opening Celebration

Please join us for our Grand Opening Celebration, to be held on October 3rd at 6:30pm at Oak Learners, located at 394 Royal York Road. We want to recognize the efforts of so many people who have contributed to the expansion and new home of Oak Learners. Sperry Bilyea, founder of the “Shift Your Thinking” Read more about Oak Learners Grand Opening Celebration[…]

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[…]