Our Grades & Programmes

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At Notabilia Education Centre, we offer comprehensive tutoring services to students in English, Math, French and Science, and more.

Browse information on specific courses by clicking on the links below:

Course Information

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Mathematics

Grade 1 - 8 Mathematics

Elementary school mathematics

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

In a month, we finish (on average):

  • 40 worksheets of more than 200 questions
  • 10% on mathematical concepts
  • 40 % on numeration and operations
  • 40% on problem-solving
  • 10% on thinking inquiry

Course Outline

  • Conceptual Understanding
  • Numeration and Drills
  • Problem Solving Strategies
  • Challenging Math Contest Questions
  • Math Exposition
  • Speed and Avoidance of Mistakes
  • Preparing for Junior High Math

Interactive Learning

We offer:

  • Hands-on and manipulative materials
  • Technology and computer-assisted learning

We are dedicated and committed to our students!

Grade 9 - 12 Mathematics

High school mathematics

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • Thinking critically and reasoning
  • Solving problems in the real world

Course Outline

  • Number Sense and Algebra
  • Solving Linear Relations and Systems
  • Geometry and Graphical Analysis
  • Solving Quadratic Relations
  • Modelling Linear and Quadratic Relations
  • Trigonometry
  • Functions / Advanced Functions
  • Calculus and Vectors
  • Data Management

Interactive Learning

We offer:

  • Graphically analysis with geometry sketchpad
  • Student driven problem solving
  • Real world sampling
  • Research projects

We are dedicated and committed to our students!

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English

Grade 1 - 8 English

Elementary school English

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

In a month, we complete, on average:

  • 20 new vocabulary words
  • 10 grammar rules
  • 2 - 4 pieces of writing units and/or reading responses

Course Outline

  • Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary
  • Grammar and Conventions
  • Reading Strategies and Comprehension
  • Writing Process and Generating Ideas
  • Introduction to Literature Studies
  • Opinion Writing on World Issues
  • Novel Study
  • Introduction to Shakespeare

Interactive Learning

We offer, as an option:

  • Creative learning experiences through the use of computers
  • Mini fun activities between lessons
  • Student-Teacher Conference

We assess, report, and communicate!

Grade 9 - 12 English

High school English

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Follow and Further Build upon Ontario Curriculum
  • Build Critical Thinking Skills
  • Develop Ability to Perform In-Depth Analysis of Texts
  • Preparation for Postsecondary Education
  • Establish Fundamental Essay Writing Techniques and Strategies

Course Outline

  • Study of Shakespearean Plays (Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Hamlet, etc.)
  • Analytical Reading of Short Stories
  • Senior-Level Novel Study
  • Advanced Vocabulary Building
  • Intermediate and Senior Prep Units
  • Essay Writing Topics and Prompts

Interactive Learning

We offer, as an option:

  • In-Depth Discussion of World Events
  • News Article Analysis
  • Use of Multimedia Resources, such as Short Films and Documentaries

We assess, report, and communicate!

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Sciences

Grade 1 - 8 Sciences

Elementary school science

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Some Interesting Facts

Some projects ideas are:

  • Building a hovercraft
  • Making rock candy
  • Building balloon rockets
  • Lava lamp making
  • Tornado in a box

Course Outline

  • Follows the Ontario Curriculum
  • Hands-on and real world applications
  • Inspires interest in scientific studies and professions
  • Develops scientific literacy

Interactive Learning

  • Student-centered discussions
  • Use of GIZMOS
  • Virtual Labs
  • Research Projects
  • Scientific Articles/Magazine Analysis

Grade 9 - 12 Sciences

High school science

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • Hands-on and real world applications
  • Developing scientific literacy
  • Preparing for post-secondary education
  • Standardized test prep (SAT, contests, etc)

Course Outline

  • Sustainable Ecosystems
  • Tissues, Organs, and Systems of Living Things
  • Atoms, Elements, and Compounds
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Characteristics of Electricity
  • Light and Geometric Optics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Interactive Learning

  • Student-centered discussions
  • Use of GIZMOS
  • Virtual Labs
  • Research Projects
  • Scientific Articles/Magazine Analysis
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French

Grade 1 - 8 French

Elementary school french

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

We complete on average, in three months, for each grade level

  • 100 pieces of French conversation
  • 50% of the Ontario Core French Curriculum
  • 10 grammar concepts
  • 50 vocabulary words
  • 10 quizzes and tests

Course Outline

  • Phonics
  • Conversation and basic phrases
  • Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Oral Presentation

Interactive Learning

We offer, as an option:

  • Electronic reading, both in-class and at-home
  • Interactive French listening

We build students’ solid language foundations!

Grade 9 - 12 French

High school French

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Expand of foundations of grammar and syntax
  • Develop Senior-Level Reading Comprehension and Analytical Skills
  • Broaden Vocabulary of a Variety of Topics
  • Preparation for Postsecondary Education
  • Improve Listening and Conversation Skills
  • Put Grammatical Theory and Concepts into Practice through Writing

Course Outline

  • Phonics and Intonation
  • Verb Conjugation of Fundamental Tenses
  • Advanced Syntax (objet direct, objet indirect, prepositions)
  • Study of Senior-Level Texts
  • Reading Comprehension and Grammar Exercises
  • Practical Writing Exercises

Interactive Learning

  • Use of Duolingo
  • Interactive French Listening Activities
  • French News Article Analysis
  • Discussion of Current Events in the Francophone World
  • Multimedia Resources, such as Short Films and Documentaries

We build students’ solid language foundations!

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Computers

Grade 1 - 8 Computers

Students using computers

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Follow and build on the new Ontario math curriculum, which which includes coding
  • Introduce and build on variables, patterns, expressions, equations, and inequalities in the context of coding
  • Develop recursive and functional thinking in the process of mathematical modelling and problem solving
  • Introduce UI-based programming languages and simple web technologies to build games and other projects
  • Develop skills in using common operating systems and software

Course Outline

  • Introduction to typing with regular typing drills and exercises
  • Understanding the computer: Microsoft Windows and Apple MacOS, word processing programs, spreadsheets and formulas, image editing
  • Staying safe online
  • Introduction to programming concepts with a UI language (e.g. Scratch)
  • Introduction to simple web technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS)
  • Final project: building a game or simple website

Interactive Learning

  • Introduction to hardware (e.g. Raspberry Pi)
  • Bespoke projects building real games
  • Programming for game development (Scratch, Roblox, etc.)

Grade 9 - 12 Computers

Students looking at code on a computer

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Follow and build on the new Ontario math curriculum, which which includes coding
  • Continue building coding skills from elementary math, including learning to create, read and alter code
  • Use coding as a tool to understand complex math concepts, helping improve the ability to solve problems
  • Introduction to popular programming languages, data types, operators, expressions, statements, loops, and recursion
  • Introduction to more advanced usage of web technologies, inluding Javascript

Course Outline

  • Modelling and solving mathematical problems with coding tools
  • Advanced usage of spreadsheet software to use formulas and build charts and graphs
  • Introduction to computer hardware concepts (parts of the computer)
  • Building programming language knowledge with a popular language (Java, Python, Javascript)
  • Development of algorithms and programming patterns
  • Final project: building a complex game or website with advanced features

Interactive Learning

  • Hardware programming (e.g. Raspberry Pi)
  • Bespoke projects building real games
  • Programming for game development (Scratch, Roblox, Unity etc.)
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SAT

SAT Test Prep

Standardized exam

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

What is the SAT?

The SAT is a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States used to test the student’s preparedness for college through testing their English and Math fluency.

Who should take the SAT?

The SAT is for students looking to enroll into a United States college.

Description of the SAT

SectionTimeQuestions
Reading65 min52
Writing & Language35 min44
Math: No Calculator25 min20
Math: Calculator55 min38
Essay (optional)50 min1
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SSAT

SSAT Test Prep

Students writing a test

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

What is the SSAT?

The SSAT is a standardized test for the admission of students into independent schools. The SSAT measures the verbal, math and reading skills that are needed for successful performances by students. It is used to determine the level of skill and knowledge in English and Math.

Who should take the SSAT?

The SSAT is for students interested in going to private boarding schools, or independent secondary schools in the U.S. and Canada.

Description of the SSAT

SectionTimeQuestions
Writing Sample25 min1
Section 1: Mathematics30 min25
Section 2: Reading40 min40
Section 3: Verbal30 min60
Section 4: Mathematics30 min25
Section 5: Experimental15 min16
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IELTS

IELTS Test Prep

IELTS test

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

What is the IELTS?

The IELTS is an internationally recognized assessment developed to test the 4 English language skills: listening, reading writing and speaking. It is recognized by over 9000 organizations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies in over 140 countries.

Who should take the IELTS?

The IELTS is designed to assess the abilities of people aiming to study and work in an English-speaking environment. It is for students who didn not attend 4 years of high school.

Description of the IELTS

SectionTimeQuestion Types
Listening30 min40 Questions in 4 Sections
Reading60 min40 Questions in 3 Sections
Writing60 min2 Tasks (at least 150 words and 250 words)
Speaking30 min3 Part Face-to-Face Interview with Examiner
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ESL

ESL Education

ESL blocks with books

Why Notabilia Education Centre?

  • We cater to each individual student’s learning capabilities
  • We have programs that follow the Ontario Curriculum
  • We have qualified and experienced tutors who teach a wide variety of subjects
  • We keep a close line of communication with parents on their kids’ progress

Course Goals

  • Follow and Build on Ontario Curriculum
  • Improve Oral Fluency and Listening Skills
  • Establish a Strong Foundation in Grammar
  • Preparation for Senior-level Texts
  • Develop Ability to Create Complex Sentence Structures

Course Outline

  • Phonics and Intonation
  • Reading Comprehension and Literary Analysis
  • Grammar Exercises
  • Oral Communication and Conversation
  • Basic Essay Writing

Interactive Learning

We offer, as an option:

  • Use of Duolingo
  • Interactive Listening and Conversation Exercises
  • Use of Multimedia Resources for Practical Learning Experiences

We assess, report, and communicate!

Testimonials

Very professional and provides a strong foundation for learning with customized packages for the preparation of the SSAT. We got into our target school because of their help.
- Azadeh Hemani
Notabilia has helped my daughter a lot. The staff genuinely care about my daughter’s success and provide a quality program. Thank you!
- Mr. Wong, Parent
Very understanding and helpful teachers/staff!
- Amethyst Cheung
I sincerely appreciate the support Notabilia has given my child. The tutors are professional, knowledgeable and dedicated to their work. I have noticed an improvement in my child’s grades and confidence level.
- Mrs. Lin, Parent
Best teachers and services.
- Vincent Wong
Notabilia Education Center is a phenomenal place to learn and seek help for school work. They have incredible tutors that work hard to ensure that you are successful. They have great services and facilities. I 100% recommend students to seek help from Notabilia so they can get as much support in school work as they can.
- Arfan Rahman
Professional and very helpful!
- Owen
I have been searching for a centre that not only offered tutorial services, but also assured excellent achievement for my son. Not only did I find a centre which delivered both, but also went above and beyond in aiding my son for be admitted into the TOPS program. Notabilia provided a certified teacher with experience in entry level testing to work one on one, and make sure my son was prepared and confident. Notabilia is a qualified and enriched centre which I would recommend to all parents.
- Maria, Parent
Best Teachers, Best Service, Very Professional
- Mary Shabestari
I have seen a big improvement in my son’s academic work. I can safely say that this was due to the efforts of the tutors at Notabilia. Our tutor was reliable and communicated frequently with us about any matters.
- Mrs. Yang Yang, Parent
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Conveniently located in Markham