In line with our commitment to closing the opportunity gap, we are excited to offer free group tutoring for school aged kids from grades 1 - 12.
Grades 1 - 5
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:45pm - 6pm
Grades 6 - 8
Saturdays from 9:45am-11:45am
Grades 9 - 12
Saturdays from 12pm to 2pm
Addressing the Social Determinants of Learning:
The Community School Initiative. Closing the Achievement Gap for Racialized, Under-Resourced Communities
Posted: Feb 26, 2022,
Opening remarks by Devon Jones and Dr. Ardavan Eizaridad, report executive summary and findings, and Community Perspective discussion panel with Coach Blackwood (frontline worker and YAAACE coach and parent), Sam Tecle (Professor at X University), Devon Jones, Nathan Langen (Director at Spirit of Math), and Kim Langen (CEO and Founder of Spirit of Math)
| Students and Parents Community Perspective Panel | Theme: Experiences of Attending the Community School Initiative and other YAAACE Programs
Leadership Panel Discussion Theme: Mitigating Root Causes of Systemic Barriers for Teaching and Learning in Racialized Under-Resourced Communities Panel
Posted: Dec 9, 2021
Community Based Research Canada (CBRC) Webinar highlighting Devon Jones and Dr. Ardavan Eizadirad and the Community School Initiative - an initiative with YAAACE and the Spirit of Math to reduce the opportunity gap for racialized and under-resourced communities.
Closing the Achievement Gap Via Reducing the Opportunity Gap
by Dr. Ardavan Eizadirad
Published in 2020 in Trifonas, P. (Eds.) Handbook of Theory and Research in Cultural Studies and Education, Springer International Handbooks of Education. Springer, Cham.