2nd Annual Lakeshore Moms Shoebox Project Supply Drive

Local Moms donate over $7500 in supplies and 149 showboxes in the 2nd Annual Lakeshore Moms Shoebox Project Supply Drive as well as over 1000 pieces of menstrual products for the Twelve Donations project.

Smaller Classroom Ratios Bring Measurable Results

At Oak Learners, we believe that small classes benefit everyone. Students receive more individual attention and are able to build constructive relationships with both teachers and peers.

Raising Monarchs

Oak Learners founder, Kelly Farrell, first experienced the magic of raising monarchs as a student in Second Grade. Her teacher at the time, Ms. Thoeny, raised Monarchs in her classroom each year, introducing her students to the magical life cycle and migratory journey...
Lakeshore Moms donate over 149 Shoeboxes to the Shoebox Project
Local Moms donate over $7500 in supplies and 149 showboxes in the 2nd Annual Lakeshore Moms Shoebox Project Supply Drive as well as over 1000 pieces of menstrual products for the Twelve Donations project.   Early in November, Kelly Bullock, a resident of Lakeshore Village in South Etobicoke and Founder
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For many people listening to the news, the difference between a classroom ratio of 25 or 28 may not sound like a big difference. The real difference becomes more evident when we realize that the ratio is a school-wide average which counts special needs classes along with inclusive mainstream classes. 
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Oak Learners founder, Kelly Farrell, first experienced the magic of raising monarchs as a student in Second Grade. Her teacher at the time, Ms. Thoeny, raised Monarchs in her classroom each year, introducing her students to the magical life cycle and migratory journey of these fascinating insects. As a teacher,
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“Let Nature be your teacher.” – William Wordsworth   If I told you that we made Dandelion Play Dough today, you may well wonder what it had to do with the curriculum, but in fact it was one of the best learning experiences for students and teachers alike! For the
Education
May 28, 2019 marked the 17th Annual Mimico Village Tulip Festival. This was the fourth year that Oak Learners had the honour of participating in the festival and the second year that our students participated in the Mimico Village Street Art Project. The Street Art project has 24 4-ft tulips
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This is your brain on music Neuroeducation is playing a key role in the future of education, where the curriculum is based not just on teaching subjects but on preparing brains for learning. Research over the past several years has strongly identified links between language and music within the brain.
Education
The Secret Tool that Can Instantly Shift Families from Chaos to Calm (and for some reason, nobody seems to ever talk about it)   “Did you brush your teeth?” “Don’t forget to pack your gym clothes.” “No TV right now, hurry up and eat your cereal.” “Did you put your
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Every small act of kindness matters and has the potential to make a huge impact in the lives of others.   During our final week of summer camp, our theme was “Be The Change”. Students were inspired to share kindness with their friends and family and even through helping out
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“If we teach today the way we were taught yesterday, we aren’t preparing students for today or tomorrow.” Curriculum and educational pedagogy have been rewritten innumerable times from age to age, but the essential skills students have been taught have remained the same since the beginning of human civilization. Schools
Education
Hon. James Maloney visits Oak Learners Summer 2018
Hon. James Maloney visits Oak Learners Summer 2018 We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt At Oak Learners, our mandate includes helping all learners reach their potential through creativity, confidence and community. This mandate goes
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