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Contact Details
Office Phone 905-688-5550 ext 3548
E-Mail bllab@brocku.ca
Website brocku.ca/education/community/brock-learning-lab/
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Primary Contact Paul Ferrara, Administrative Coordinator, Brock University Faculty of Education; Phone: 905-688-5550 ext 3548; Email: pferrara@brocku.ca
Primary Executive Dr Tiffany Gallagher, Directory of Brock Learning Lab, Brock University Faculty of Education; Email: tgallagher@brocku.ca
Site Details
Areas Served Hamilton ; Niagara Region
Located In Community St Catharines
Address & Map
BRIC Building
130 Lockhart Dr
St Catharines, ON L2T 4C6
 
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Intersection Glenridge Ave and St David's Rd
Mailing Address c/o Brock Learning Lab - Brock University Faculty of Education 
Welch Hall Faculty of Education 
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way 
St Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) 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.
Hours See website or email for information
Dates Jan-Apr, May-Jun, Sep-Dec
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Application 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.
Languages English
Fees Program - Variable ; Service - Literacy & Numeracy Tutoring Program $180/child/9 wk program (family & multi-session discounts available)
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Literacy Testing ; Youth Literacy Programs

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