Symbols Tutor Profile Series: Anna (Vancouver)

Tutor Profile Series

At Symbols, we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated and talented tutors teaching one-to-one multisensory lessons based on the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach. The Symbols Tutor Profile Series is an opportunity for us to introduce you to our team and celebrate each tutor’s unique contribution to the work we do. In preparation, each tutor…

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Symbols Tutor Profile Series: Melanie (Coquitlam)

At Symbols, we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated and talented tutors teaching one-to-one multisensory lessons based on the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach. The Symbols Tutor Profile Series is an opportunity for us to introduce you to our team and celebrate each tutor’s unique contribution to the work we do. In preparation, each tutor…

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Symbols Tutor Profile Series: Beth (Vancouver)

At Symbols, we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated and talented tutors teaching one-to-one multisensory lessons based on the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach. The Symbols Tutor Profile Series is an opportunity for us to introduce you to our team and celebrate each tutor’s unique contribution to the work we do. In preparation, each tutor…

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Symbols Tutor Profile Series: Sam (Vancouver)

At Symbols, we are fortunate to have a team of dedicated and talented tutors teaching one-to-one multisensory lessons based on the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach. To introduce you to our team and to celebrate each tutor’s unique contribution to the work we do, we are excited to announce the Symbols Tutor Profile Series! Over the next…

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2017-2018 School Year Registration

Registration is Open As most of our Symbols parents know, our school year registration for 2017-2018 opened up just a couple of weeks ago. As expected, our tutors’ schedules began to quickly fill up. In fact, some of our tutors are already completely booked in their after school time slots. In order to make  sure…

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2017-2018 School Year Registration

Our tutors’ schedules fill up fast.  Be sure to register early for this school year so that you can choose a schedule that will work well for you and your family!  You’ll find everything you need to know about registration in this post, including when, where and how to register, the amount of the registration…

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What Way Does Your Child Learn Best?

At Symbols, we believe that multi-sensory learning is the best way to get children to learn. During the intake assessment, which is done in the first four lessons, one of the first things the tutors are required to teach the student is the concept of VAKT (Visual/Auditory/Tactile/Kinesthetic), and the four learning pathways. While all four…

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Typical Lesson at Symbols

Two times a week, you drop your child off at Symbols for lessons with their tutor. Each time they come home, they’ve learned new information, which helps them in school. But what actually goes on for the hour that they are at Symbols? We asked two tutors to explain, for a typical Language Arts student…

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What is an IEP?

When parents register a child at Symbols, part of the registration process includes forms that they are required to fill out to give us more information about their child. Some questions we ask are the child’s grade and school, whether they’ve ever had a psych ed report, and whether or not they have an IEP,…

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