Tutoring & Learning Programs Regina

Helping Regina Youth

The Joshua Tree Learning Centre is pleased to provide learning support to students of all ages

This type of support is ideal for any student who:

 

  • is struggling with academic skill acquisition in reading, writing, and math. (Students do not need to have a diagnosis of any kind to benefit from this program)
  • is feeling deflated about their school performance or themselves as a learner
  • has challenges with managing homework and/or staying organized
  • has a diagnosis of a specific learning disability, ADHD, Giftedness, Autism, FASD
 

An Individual Program Plan developed for each student

This plan is holistic and collaborative. The program may incorporate information gathered from parents, teachers, counsellors as well as psycho-educational, speech and language, and occupational therapy assessments.
 
Learning support utilizes a strength-based approach to intervention and remediation with a focus on HOW your child learns.
 

Benefits of our programs:

  • Coaching/mentoring/guidance
  • Collaboration with your child’s school
  • A nurturing relationship that focuses on your child’s strengths and interests, while also addressing specific needs
  • Motivation and encouragement
  • Strategies for learning, doing homework, and taking tests
  • Self-management skills
  • Improved communication skills
  • Self-confidence, self-esteem, self-awareness, and self-acceptance
  • Thinking, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • A development of metacognitive thinking. Your child will learn how they learn. They will develop strategies to advocate for themselves and take responsibility for their own learning.

READING TUTORING PROGRAMS

Before the first tutoring session, an individual reading assessment will be completed. This allows the tutor to pinpoint specific concepts and curriculum expectations with which the student is struggling. The information helps guide the tutor to effectively and efficiently help the student be more successful in reading.
 
As many as 31% of children entering kindergarten with attention deficit or hyperactivity disorders (ADHD) will have difficulty learning to read. Initial problems in reading usually do not go away without intensive intervention and individualized tutoring. By 9th grade, over 50% of students with ADHD will have developed moderate to severe reading delays or other reading problems (Shaywitz, Fletcher, & Shaywitz, 1994; 1995). Early monitoring and early support for these students is critical if they are to progress with their age peers.
This program is designed to address the needs of individuals in the areas of phonemic awareness, reading, spelling and comprehension skills based upon assessments and recommendations.
Pricing

Reading Program:

September 24th to October 22nd, 2018 
Maximum: 6 students
 
Registration Fee: $30 includes the assessment
 
  • Grades 1-3: 12-30 minute sessions Monday, Wednesday and Friday 5:00-5:30 pm. 
  • Grades 4-6: 12-1 hour sessions Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6:30 pm & Saturday 10:00-11:00 am.
  • Grades 7-8: 12-1 hour sessions Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30-8:30 pm & Saturday 11:00 am -12:00 pm.
 
COST:
  • 12 – 1 hour sessions (grades 4-8) – $500
  • 12 – 30 minute sessions (grades 1-3) – $250

Register online 48 hours before tutoring session

RESILIENCE BUILDER PROGRAM

Group Therapy For Children

The Resilience Builder Program is an evidence-based program designed to teach children skills, attributes and abilities necessary to adapt to hardships, difficulties and challenges and to better regulate their emotions.

Children attending this program will learn:

  • how to be proactive, take initiative, and think positively.
  • how to identify what they are feeling and to express their emotions in more productive and appropriate ways (self-regulation).
  • key communication skills that foster healthy relationships (ie., how to start and maintain conversations, read verbal and non-verbal cues, listen and respond to others with empathy, etc.).
  • to identify what they enjoy and what they have accomplished that took effort and how to compliment others in their accomplishments.

Parents are key partners in the success of building resilient children. We encourage active parent participation by offering two parent sessions where you will learn:

  • how to foster healthy and positive relationships with role models  (e.g., Teachers, counsellors, grandparents, etc.).
  • how to help your children become increasingly independent  by coaching them to utilize skills learned in the program.
  • positive parenting strategies that help you to better manage problematic behaviors and emotions.
Pricing

Resilence Builders Program:

September 25th to December 18th, 2018 
Maximum: 6 students
  • Resilience Club Ages 5-7 (Boys and Girls Group): Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm – $650. 
  • Resilience Club Ages 8-13 (Girls Group): Tuesday 6:00-7:00 pm – $650.
  • Resilience Club Ages 8-13 (Boys Group): Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm – $650.

MATH TUTORING PROGRAMS

Before the first tutoring session, an individual math assessment is completed. This allows the tutor to pinpoint specific concepts and curriculum expectations with which the student is struggling. The information helps guide the tutor to effectively and efficiently help the student be more successful in math.

 
Pricing

Math Program:

September 24th to October 22nd, 2018
Maximum: 6 students
 
Registration Fee: $30 includes the assessment (assessments completed Mar 31 & Apr 1, 2018)
 
  • Grades 1-3: 12-30 minute sessions Tuesday and Thursday 5:00-5:30 pm & Saturday 9:30 am -10:00 am.
  • Grades 4-6: 12-1 hour sessions Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6:00-7:00 pm.
  • Grades 7-8: 12-1 hour sessions Monday, Wednesday and Sunday 1:00-2:00 pm.
 
COST:
  • 12 – 1 hour sessions (grades 4-8) – $500
  • 12 – 30 minute sessions (grades 1-3) – $250

WRITING TUTORING PROGRAMS

Before the first tutoring session, an individual written language assessment will be completed. This allows the tutor to pinpoint specific concepts and curriculum expectations with which the student is struggling. The information helps guide the tutor to effectively and efficiently help the student be more successful in written language.
 
Evidence-based research shows that struggling writers can improve their skills dramatically if they receive the detailed, explicit instruction they need.(Graham & Harris, 2005.) Such strategies can improve the writing skills of students with learning disabilities and are equally effective for individuals who just need extra help. Instruction is individualized and tailored to each student’s needs. Research shows that students become stronger writers through practice, so our students are given homework in between strategy sessions to reinforce their learning.
Pricing

Writing Program:

September 24th to October 22nd, 2018

Maximum: 6 students
 
Registration Fee: $30 includes the assessment (assessments completed May 5 & 6).
  • Grades 1-3: 12-30 minute sessions Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 5:30-6:00pm.
  • Grades 4-6: 12-1 hour sessions Tuesday and Thursday 6:30-7:30 pm & Saturday 12:00-1:00 pm.
  • Grades 7-8: 12-1 hour sessions Monday, Wednesday and Sunday 12:00-1:00 pm.
COST:
  • 12 – 1 hour sessions (grades 4-8) – $500
  • 12 – 30 minute sessions (grades 1-3) – $250

FAMILY GAME NIGHT

Come hang out at the Joshua Tree Learning Centre the second Saturday of every month for Family Game Night!

Did you know playing games together:

•       Boosts learning and strengthens your mental muscles – Games help develop reasoning, strategy, planning, memory, number and pattern recognition, calculation, logic, abstract thinking and helps reduce mental decline, depression, Alzheimer’s and dementia.

•       Builds social skills including comaradery, teamwork, communication skills, following rules, turn taking, winning and losing.

•       Develops fine motor skills, coordination and muscle and nerve function.

•     Makes us feel better by reducing isolation and loneliness, and builds positive relationships with others.

•       Builds family cohesion by facilitating face to face interaction and participating in a positive experience together. Enjoying activities together strengthens the family bond and facilitates open communication.

•       Reduces stress, support mental balance and provide relaxation.

The first Family Game Night will take place on Saturday October 13 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Snacks will be served. Admission is $10.00/person.

Games will be provided. If you have a game you would like to share and play with others, please feel free to bring it with you!

 

YOGA GROUP PROGRAMS

All yoga groups are inclusive groups so children of ALL abilities are
welcome to attend. Yoga classes will use picture books, movement,
songs, music, mindfulness and breathing exercises. Groups available
are held every Thursday evening from October 4 – November 1 (6 sessions) at our new location (#208-3988 Albert Street).
Pricing

Yoga Group Programs:

October 4th to November 1st, 2018

  • Ages 3-4 – 5:45 – 6:15 – 6 spaces available – $120.00
    Ages 5-7 – 6:20 – 7:05 – 8 spaces available – $150.00
    Ages 8-12 – 7:15-8:00 – 10 spaces available – $150.00 Please phone (306) 546-5674 to register and secure your spot!

INDIVIDUAL TUTORING PROGRAMS

Individual tutoring times are available Saturdays and Sundays. Day and evening times are available.  

PRICING

March 26 to April 1, April 30 to May 4, 2018, and June 4 to 30, 2018.
 
COST: $50/hour

HOMEWORK HELP PROGRAMS

Homework can be very frustrating for students who struggle with learning. It can also be difficult for their parents who are trying to help and support them.
 
We are here to provide support by providing coaching and guidance for homework activities.

PRICING

Homework help is available Monday – Friday from 4:30–6:00pm.

This is a drop in program. Please sign up online each day before dropping in to ensure there is space available.
 
Maximum space: 6 spaces/day
 
COST: $30/session
  • Punch passes available
  • Buy 10 drop-in sessions for $275 or 15 drop-in sessions for $400
Register online 48 hours before tutoring session