Brock University

Brock Learning Lab

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Provides for the learning needs of K-12 learners by offering individualized, one-on-one assessment and support in the areas of literacy and numeracy through interactive activities and technology.

To improve reading and writing skills, children and adolescents attend the Literacy Support Program for personalized one-on-one tutoring once or twice a week. Programming is based on formal diagnostic assessments. Each client works with a literacy tutor, who is typically a senior undergraduate or graduate student specializing in education and supervised by the Program Coordinator, Course Instructor, and Director. Tutors are current or past students of the Reading and Literacy Development course where they learn about the reading process and effective reading instruction. Tutors use a variety of research-based teaching procedures to help their clients improve their reading and writing skills.

The Learning Lab also provides personalized one-on-one numeracy support to children and adolescents. Programming based on curriculum-based assessment. Each client works with a numeracy tutor once or twice a week. Tutors are typically a senior undergraduate or graduate student specializing in education and supervised by the Program Coordinator and Director.

The Brock University Learning Lab (formerly Reading Clinic) is in partnership with the Centre for Multiliteracies.
Ages 4 years-17 years
Application Process
Clients and their families contact the Learning Lab directly to begin the registration process for the literacy and/or numeracy tutoring program or visit website. E-mail preferred. Phone messages are checked but on an irregular basis.
905-688-5550 ext 3548
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c/o Tiffany Gallagher; 1812 Sir Issac Brock Way
St Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1
Catherine Susin, Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 905-688-5550 ext 3548
Dr Tiffany Gallager
Program - Variable ; Service - Literacy & Numeracy Tutoring Program $180/child/9 wk program (family & multi-session discounts available)
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211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
June 1, 2022
Brock Research and Innovation Centre; 130 Lockhart Dr, Rm 122E
St Catharines, ON, L2T 3W4
Cross street: Glenridge Ave and Lockhart Dr; The last street on the right hand side before beginning the ascent up Glenridge Hill
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Hours of Operation
See website or email for information
Dates: Jan-Apr, May-Jun, Sep-Dec
Service Area(s)
Niagara Region