A + Tutors For Less - Home Tutoring for your homeschooling needs. Servicing
Toronto & GTA areas.
Judith has been teaching art to children and adults art for the Town of Ajax and privately for 10 years, as well as teaching for various school boards and art academies in the GTA.
Judith teaches painting, drawing and sculpture on a one-to-one basis, or to groups of up to 6 kids with similar ages and abilities. Lessons available in Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Scarborough East area.Phone number: 905-839-7816
Judith's art online: museon.com/html/art.html
Judith's students art online: judithjewer.blogspot.ca
The Bata Shoe Museum is a museum that celebrates footwear in downtown Toronto. Their exhibits explore the roles and meanings of footwear. The Bata Shoe Museum also offers exhibits dedicated to the footwear of notable people, footwear of Native North Americans, and shoemaking traditions from around the world. They offer guided programs and self-guided programs for students JK-12.327 Bloor St West
Teacher Resource Website: www.allaboutshoes.ca
To book a field trip, contact:
Phone: (416) 979-7799 xt 242
Email: education@ (add batashoemuseum.ca to complete the email address)
"Daytime violin lessons offered in Ottawa (Orleans), Ontario. I'm a
professional violin player and qualified teacher who is looking to add homeschoolers
to my studio."
Email: stephmus@ (add hotmail.com to complete the email address)
Welcoming homeschooling families with sibling discounts and daytime hours.
Ottawa West Region
"Daytime music lessons (piano, theory, brass, woodwinds) are available at Ashby Musical Enterprises, Burlington, Ontario. I'm a former homeschooler and Bob Jones University graduate who would love to add some homeschoolers to my studio. I also offer online music theory classes."
Vera Bieber is an OCT elementary school teacher with a learning centre in Toronto's west end. She offers private teaching for individuals and groups in many subject areas and is happy to teach during the day to homeschooled children. Vera offers workshops that also include parents in the learning.
Web site: http://www.bieberteacher.com
Email: bieberteacher@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
Phone: (647) 505-2302
Base camp location: 600-acre basecamp property in the Ottawa Valley,
3.5 hours Northeast of Toronto, on the banks of the Madwaska River near the
village of Palmer Rapids.
Mail: Boundless High School
203 Lonsmount Drive
Toronto, Ontario M5P 2Y6
Email: boundless@ (add on.aibn.com to complete the email address)
A summer private school which mixes the Ontario Curriculum with outdoor adventure. Each 13-day program earns a full high school credit and costs between $1825 and $1900. The outdoor program is complemented by a number of group discussions, journaling, small group projects and student-led activities.
- Flatwater and whitewater canoeing
- River rescue
- 5 to 7-day wild river expedition
- Aerial ropes courses
- Rock climbing
- Rappelling Wilderness living skills
- Wilderness first aid
- Orienteering and map reading
- Tents and shelters
- Fire building and outdoor cooking
- Packing and preparing for multi-day river trip
- Co-operative leadership and teamwork initiatives
- Communication and trust exercises
- Eco-challenge (multi-activity adventure race)
Boundless staff are certified in advanced wilderness first aid, lifeguarding, river rescue, climbing safety and risk management protocols. Staff to student ratio is 1:5.
Mail: Bright Math Camp Inc.
6 Jeremiah Place
Ottawa, Ontario, K2H 8L8
Coordinator: Hélène Desrosiers-Grégoire
Phone: 829-5570 (h) or 797-0080 (c)
Email: hdgregoire@ (add rogers.com to complete the email address)
Cost: $370 for 5 days (9am to 4pm) in July (register by June 20)
This summer camp explores recreational mathematics with gifted students. Intended for gifted children in enrichment or IPRC programmes, it explores numbers, arithmetic operations, probability, statistics, sequences, combinatorics, geometry, topology, problem solving, conjectures, cryptography, and other challenges. It also offers chess, sports, swimming, and juggling. See the website for a more detailed description of the programmes and a printable registration form.www.celinasstringstudio.com
Celtic, Old Time & Classical Fiddle, Violin, and Viola Lessons Toronto
Celina Di Cecca B.Mus.
celinadicecca@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
Jeff is a guitar instructor who teaches students around the world via Skype. He currently teaches several homeschoolers.
His students and thier parents enjoy having affordable guitar lessons from the convenience, comfort, and safety of their homes. Jeff has also taught a number of people to learn and perform songs with their friends, families for community music activities.
Email: Jeff@ (add CreativeSparkGuitar.com to complete the email address)
Phone: (415) 246-9167
Area: Southeastern Ontario area of Hastings County
Phone: (613) 395-1162
Suzanne possesses a B.A., B.Ed with intermediate and senior qualifications and is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers. She has over 20 years experience teaching elementary and secondary level subject matter as a full-time classroom teacher.www.thecoraxacademy.com
Director: P. Rose Primeau
E-mail: info@ (add thecoraxacademy.com to complete the email address)
- In-person instruction, tutoring, and consulting in Ottawa and surrounding area
- Live, on-line instruction, tutoring, and consulting innovative learning software features voice, video, and desktop application sharing
- Pre-designed, cross-curricular, thematic lessons and course content (CD-ROM or web-based)
Contact: Carla Ward, RECE
carla.ward@ (add elfoundations.com to complete the email address)
- Tutoring: One on one tutoring in children's homes to increase their academic foundation and understanding.
- Homeschool Enrichment Program: An extension of parent's personalized homeschooling program. An opportunity to work on cooperative play skills, conflict resolution, differentiated instruction and a theme based academic curriculum.
Daytime reading clinics with specialists using an Orton-Gillingham approach suitable for students who may not be able to learn through traditional classroom instruction. A distinct feature of the Orton-Gillingham approach is that reading, spelling and written language are taught simultaneously. Teaching style includes multisensory teaching.Toronto Bathurst/St. Clair location:
416-574-4085 vwheler.edvise@ (add sympatico.ca to complete the email address)
Toronto Yonge/Eglinton location:
416-433-9580 lfreure.edvise@ (add sympatico.ca to complete the email address)
Both tutors are mothers, elementary school teachers with experience in ESL and Special Education, and members of the following organizations:
- Ontario College of Teachers
- Ontario Association of Educational Advocates (Certified Educational Advocates)
- International Dyslexia Association
- Learning Disabilites Association of Ontario
Author of Taylor's Pneumatic Toys available on Amazon, Chapters and Barnes & Noble!
Email: SRTENT@(add ruralwave.ca to complete the email address) www.gloucesterpotteryschool.com
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum Blvd
Ottawa, ON K1E 0A1
rosemary@(add gloucesterpotteryschool.com to complete the email address)
Courses in pottery for children 6-12 years of age. The website mentions Saturday classes but homeschoolers can also schedule morning or afternoon classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Grade Learning tutors are Ontario certified teachers. Group tutoring available, or one on one. Tutoring in all subjects for elementary and high school grades. High school credits available. Locations across Ontario. Have been known to help ILC students with the ILC materials.
"We help our students succeed by focusing our teaching to the individual, rather than trying to fit our students into prestructured programs. The system include a comprehensive assessment (which allows us to determine where we can have the greatest impact on your child's performance and learning), an individualized academic program and a commitment from you and your child."gradelearning.ca
Some Grade Learning locations include the following:
Grade Learning Rexdale
michelle.ueta@ (add gradelearning.ca to complete the email address)
Cynthia Harrison History, Latin, French, English Writing, Literature, Math (up to Grade 8) Ottawa AreaLessons available at your home or a location of your preference in the Ottawa Area.
Individual or Group lessons available.
10+ years experience teaching Grades 3 - 6 in Ontario and England.
Years of experience tutoring students between grade 1 and university level (depending on the subject).
Price: Dependant on class size
Time: Flexible hours, Monday - Friday
Contact: Cynthia Harrison
Email: harrisonsoccer@ (add rogers.com to complete the email address)
Education: BA History, B.Ed
Paul Harrison History, Latin, Philosophy, English Writing, Literature Central Toronto (Face-to-Face), and OnlineLessons available face-to-face in central Toronto (September-May 1st) and in Ottawa (May-August 31st).
Online Lessons also available.
Individual or Group lessons available.
Several years experience working with students in school, homeschool, and university.
Price: Dependent on class size
Time: Flexible hours, Monday - Friday
Contact: Paul Harrison
Email: pharrison15@ (add yahoo.com to complete the email address)
Education: BA (Hon.) English & Classics, MA English, MA Medieval Studies, (ongoing) PhD English
Offers Field Trip program from ages 2 and up trying all the different apparatus including floor, beam, bars, in-ground foam pit, vault and trampoline. Spectators can watch from viewing upstairs overlooking the entire gym.Contact: Holly Lewis
Field Trip Coordinator
Email:kgcfieldtrips@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
Learn Literacy offers individualized reading/ writing instruction and dyslexia support for students of all ages and learning needs. "As a classroom teacher for over 15 years, I not only have the expertise, but the passion and belief that ALL children can learn literacy and have language skills for life."Cheryl Urbanczyk, BS, MA, OCT- Reading Specialist
7286 Saint Barbara Blvd
Mississauga ON L5W 0C1
cheryl@ (add learnliteracy.com to complete the email address)
Creates individualized programs for each child’s learning needs in order to help them achieve their academic goals. 10 years experience from K-8 with students with various diagnoses, including Down’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Brain Injury, Fragile X, Cerebral Palsy, Type 1 Diabetes, Aspergers Syndrome, Anxiety, Speech and Language needs, etc.
Contact for a consultation and for information on tutoring rates: lilakjones@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
A virtual-classroom experience from your home on your computer. You need internet access and a phone or computer microphone. An initial assessment helps determine where the student needs help. One-on-one or group lessons. Your student sees the tutor's computer screen, hears the tutor, and can show his/her work on interactive worksheets. The tutor hears the student, sees and corrects his/her work on-screen. Every lesson taught by Stan Lisle. Discounts for tutoring packages or group lessons.
The website also has many free video lessons, practice worksheets, and self-grading quizzes. Site members are invited to contribute content to the site.Stan Lisle
Medieval Times is a family-friendly dinner show inspired by 11th century feasts and jousting tournaments, which ties in with the Ontario 4th grade curriculum on medieval history but could also be relevant to the study of music, production, and dramatic arts. In a castle-style decor in Toronto, a medieval-style meal * is served by waiters in historical costume while diners eat with their hands (for historical authenticity) and watch the jousting, horsemanship, swordplay, and other games of skill presented by the Knights in the centre stage.* vegetarian, kosher and halal versions are available upon request
The 2-hour educational matinees also include a 30-minute interactive seminar, bird of prey meet & greet and demonstration. There is also a bar, dance floor, Hall of Arms displaying medieval artifacts and a medieval torture museum.
The regular (non-group) price is $63.95* for an adult, $40.95* for a child under age 13, with children under 3 admitted for free if they sit on an adult's lap and share a paying guest's meal. The educational group price (for 15 or more students) is $29.95* per person for a matinee or $35.95* per person for an evening performance or a full menu.* plus taxes, processing fee, and gratuities
For more information about the show and for show times, visit www.medievaltimes.com. For educational resources (teaching aids and activities), visit Educators.MedievalTimes.com.
Email: mississaugapiano@ (add hotmail.com to complete the email address)
65 instructors at locations in Mississauga and the GTA. Lessons in piano, guitar, voice, violin, flute, drums, clarinet, saxophone and keyboard.
- Daytime private lessons available for homeschoolers.
- Optional yearly concerts, festivals, and examinations
- First piano lesson free for each homeschooler
- Discounted rates for each homeschooler in all instruments and voice
Also offering individual music lessons in a wide range of instruments to students starting at age 5 and continuing up to university. Those instruments include piano, violin, guitar, voice as well as any of the wind or brass instruments that they can learn as a group.
27-129 Concession St E
Tillsonburg ON N4G 4N4
Phone: 842-7473 or 688-5127
Email: alwaysmoremusic@ (add yahoo.ca to complete the email address)
One on one lessons: $16 per half hour
Band lessons $40.00 per month per child
Rental of instruments - range from $20.00 - 42.00 per month( $109.00 - $245.00 per school year)
Books - $9.90
Stand - $19.96
Educational consulting and guidance services. Mostly Math was created as an open resource centre for families and students to use according to their individualized needs.Director: Sarah Rainsberger
591 Sheppard Avenue East
North York (Toronto) ON M2K 1B4
Email: info@ (add mostly-math.com to complete the email address)
North Huron Museum is a community museum which celebrates the history of the region and has exhibits on medicine, the military, recreation, CKNX, local industry and more. The children’s program is very hands on giving them the opportunity to touch and feel artifacts. Please contact us for more information or a program tailored to your specific needs.Contact Information and Address:
Street Address: 273 Josephine Street, Wingham, Ontario
Post Address: Box 1522, Wingham, Ontario, N0G 2W0
Telephone: (519) 357-1096
Fax: (519) 357-1110
Email: nhmuseum@ (add northhuron.ca to complete the email address) or northhuronmuseum@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
You can also find us on Facebook and Linkedin www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca
Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Rd
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T3
Business Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm- Monday to Friday
Fax on Demand: 416-696-3231
Recorded Info Line: 416-696-3177
School Bookings Phone: 416-696-3140
School Bookings Fax: 416-696-3226
E-Mail: school_bookings@ (add osc.on.ca to complete the email address)
Camps/Sleepover Phone: 416-696-3256
Camps/Sleepover Fax: 416-696-3139
E-Mail: camps@ (add osc.on.ca to complete the email address)
The Ontario Science Centre's Educational Programs for Canadian schools are available to homeschoolers as well, including the Early Bird Special discount ($5 saving per person), provided that the Homeschool group meets the criteria for Canadian School Group Admission rates:1) pre-booking and confirmation by mail or fax
2) a minimum of 10 students per group for an exhibit hall visit
3) a minimum of 20 students per group for a School Program
4) a minimum number of supervisors, based on a ratio of students to supervisors depending on grade level
The Canadian School programs are listed on their web site. If you have difficulty meeting the minimum student number requirements, you can either try to build up the sze of your group through announcements on the hs-ontrips list, or you may bring any fewer number of students you like, provided the minimum number are paid for. (Another option is a family membership. It will not gain you admission to the school programs, but does provide access to the public demonstrations and lectures put on every day at the Centre.) Bookings are made on a first come first served basis and are not done over the phone due to the volume of calls. If you are interested in booking a school-program visit, fill out the Special Offer School Visits application form and fax it to the Centre.
Phone: (519) 327-9510 (Clifford, Ontario)
Email: opendoormath@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
Online math tutoring service to help teach, inspire and motivate elementary and high school students to be successful in mathematics. All tutoring is done by one qualified, experienced, Canadian educator. The student and tutor connect to an online classroom which includes voice and a fully equipped whiteboard, and work together just as if sitting side by side. Visit the website for more details, including pricing information and reviews from students.
Individual tutoring as well as small-group learning programs in math and in the humanities and social sciences. Locations in downtown west end of Toronto.
2013 Summer Programs from Open Ideas Learning
Open Ideas Learning is a social enterprise committed to accessible, high-quality educational enrichment and support in Toronto. This year, two different one-week summer programs offer unique learning experiences, each in a supportive yet challenging small-group setting:
1) Creative Mathematics, ages 12-16 (July 29-Aug 1 or Aug 20-23)
2) Humanities & Social Sciences Enrichment, ages 15+ (Aug 12-16)
Contact: Katie Freeland
Email: openedideas@ (add gmail.com to complete the email address)
Please note that the early registration discount is extended for all homeschoolers (full or part-time) until July 15.
Piano Allegretto offers piano lessons in Orleans, Ontario using the Simply Music method. Through its 'playing based' methodology, students learn to play contemporary, classical, blues, gospel or popular at their first lessons. Small group or private lessons in English or French. Complimentary introductory session. Special rates for family members.
Piano Allegretto offre des leçons de piano à Orléans en Ontario, avec la méthode Simply Music. Avec cette approche basée sur l'apprentissage en jouant, les élèves apprennent à jouer de la musique contemporaine, classique, populaire, blues, et gospel, dès leurs premières leçons. Les leçons sont en petits groupes ou privées, en anglais ou en français. Séance d'introduction gratuite. Tarifs réduits aux membres de la même famille.The Old Schoolhouse magazine has reviews of the Simply Music method.
Contact: Brigitte Lachance
Phone: (519) 686-8346
Email: yolanda@ (add primarilypiano.com to complete the email address)
Michael Reist B.A., B.Ed., M.A.(T.) is a high school English teacher with 22 years experience and the father of four homeschooled children.
15 McKinley Cresent
Caledon East, Ontario L0N 1E0
Phone: (905) 584-4394
Email: michaelreist@ (add hotmail.com to complete the email address)
rowsellpiano , M. Mus, is newly opened in Kanata and surrounding areas, offering piano lessons with flexible hours for home school students.
Join the national and provincial award winning students of Sally Rowsell for the finest in piano education! Beginner, intermediate and advanced students welcome. Piano accompanist also available as required.
Please contact for registration and further information.
Email: rowsellstudio@ (add bellaliant.net to complete the email address)
Phone: (613) 324-0343
We are welcoming homeschooled students to explore all the fun and learn the healthy benefits of hoop dance! For girls and boys ages 4 and up. All skill levels welcome. Please check out our website to join and for more information or contact us!
Email: info@ (add scarboroughhoopers.com to complete the email address)
Toll Free Phone: 1-855-828-7627
(Leave a voicemail message and your call will be returned.)
Seedlings Preschool is a Christian nursery school offering a licensed program for children ages 5 to 9 years of age, Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. The curriculum is emergent and project based with a focus on socialization and community.Seedlings Preschool
220 Goodfellow Rd.
Peterborough ON K9J 5X3
Tutor Jennifer Vallance offers group and individual singing lessons to homeschooled children of all ages, in her studio or your home in the Ottawa/Hull area. Classical, Musical Theatre and general singing for confidence/skill building or aiming for RCM examinations.Monday to Friday with hours to suit your needs.
Individual lessons $18 per 1/2 hour, $35 /hour
Group lessons for 4 - 6 students $18 per hour
Travelling fee may apply depending on time/distance
Drama lessons for individuals or small groups (up to 12 students): sessions may be performance oriented, or for skill/confidence building.
Contact Jennifer at (819) 682-0986 or Email: jennylanesings@ (add hotmail.com to complete the email address) www.torontotutors.com
Math, Science, English, and Accounting tutors for Toronto to Newmarket, and Oakville to Oshawa. Grades 6 to OAC and University. In special cases younger students may be tutored. To make arrangements, call 416-731-6997 or fill in the contact form on their website.tutordoctor.com
Tutor Doctor tutors teach in the comfort of your own home, and can accommodate your schedule even on weekends. All subject, all ages. English, French, Math, Science, Chemistry, Calculus, Time Management, Organizational Skills. Some tutors and teachers experienced in home schooling methods and special education. Locations across Ontario: Toronto, North York, Etobicoke, Scarborough, City of York, East York, Brampton, Mississauga, Maple, Peel, Richmond Hill, Markham, Aurora, Newmarket, Thornhill, Woodbridge, Vaughan, and Pickering.Phone: 1-877-9TUTOR9 (988-8679)
We respect and support the home-based education community and we hope that you’ll take advantage of the learning opportunities that we can offer outside your home. The Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum’s Educational Programs are available to homeschoolers, including the 20% discount for residents of Whitchurch-Stouffville.Location: East of Highway 404 and south of Aurora Sideroad in the community of Vandorf
Programs: Educational Programs consist of interactive, authentic heritage programming based on the Ontario Social Studies curriculum. A majority of our school visits are Grade 3 classes; however our programming is flexible and adaptable for most grade levels. Program options include ½ day and full day programs which consist of visits to the heritage buildings and hands-on activities with our professional Historical Interpreters.
Not seeing your ideal program? Send us an email and we can discuss your unique program needs – please contact krista.rauchenstein@ (add townofws.ca to complete the email address)
Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology (All Grades)
Want 'A' Grades? We offer Unlimited hours of Tutoring for a small monthly fee!
Unlimited help: The student can call or text for additional help outside of the tutoring session!
How We Tutor:
- In Person
- Custom Simulations and Video Lectures
- UnLimited Help
Email: info@ (add unlimitedtutoring.com to complete the email address)
UnLimited Tutoring is part of Get Schooled