Tutoring for Literacy and Numeracy

Faculty of Education




Tutoring for Literacy and Numeracy

  

Reading Support Program

To improve their reading and writing skills, children may attend the Reading Clinic’s Reading Support Program for one-on-one tutoring.

Each client works with a literacy tutor, who is a senior undergraduate or graduate student specializing in education and supervised by the Program Coordinator, Course Instructor and Clinic Director. Tutors are current or past students of the Reading and Literacy Development course where they learn about, and enhance their understanding of the reading process and learn effective reading instruction. Tutors use a variety of research-based teaching procedures to help their clients improve their reading and writing skills.

Both the Math and Reading Support Programs typically start in September and January and are 9 weeks in length. We will sometimes have a short 4 or 5 week program during the month of May.

 

Math Support Program

The Reading Clinic now provides one-on-one math support to children and adolescents. Math support is provided throughout the school year. Programs are typically 8 to 9 weeks in length and are tailored to the needs of each individual client.

Each client is assigned a designated personal math tutor, who is a senior undergraduate or graduate student specializing in education studies. Sessions are given in a one-on-one setting under supervision.

 

Spring 2014 Information

During the Spring 2014 semester, clients must attend two sessions each week for 5 weeks (a total of 10 tutoring sessions). The Reading Support Program and Math Support Program will run from May 5, 2014 through to June 6, 2014. Sessions may be available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:30, 5:30-6:30 or 6:30-7:30, Fridays from 4:30-5:30 or 5:30-6:30 as well as Saturdays from 9:00-10:00, 10:00-11:00 and 11:00-12:00. *Please note that not all session times may run due to tutor availability*

For Spring registration, please fill out this form and email it to the Reading Clinic at rclinic@brocku.ca

Registration is now OPEN although we cannot guarantee placement in either the Reading Support or Math Support programs until we have finalized tutor availability. 

Client Fees
One client, two sessions per week for the term: $180
Two clients, two sessions per week for the term: $300

 

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