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Fraser Academy: 1:1 OG Instruction & Academic Skills Development registration is ongoing!

Date: September 17, 2019 to June 18, 2020 Event Location: Fraser Academy, Kitsilano Students who struggle with reading, writing, spelling, and comprehension tasks will benefit from working with one of our 1:1 Orton-Gillingham language instructors. We conduct a diagnostic assessment of each student’s achievement levels and create an individualized program to improve skills. This proven approach to […]

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Fraser Academy: OG Instructor Training Registration Fall 2019

Event Category: Professional Development Opportunities and Presentations Date: October 25, 2019 to December 8, 2019 Event Description: ORTON-GILLINGHAM INSTRUCTOR TRAINING (ASSOCIATE LEVEL) We train over 50 educators every year in the Orton-Gillingham approach. Orton-Gillingham is one of the most proven language-based methods for teaching students with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, to read and write. Part […]

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Fraser Academy: Introducing FAx

INTRODUCING FAx: We are leaders in education for students with dyslexia and language-based learning differences. In addition to our independent day-school, we are happy to announce that we are offering more services to help empower the 1 in 5 people in the community who have learning differences. Our new outreach center, FAx, extends access to Fraser Academy’s […]

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We’re ADDING Room for the Future! Three have now become one

Three separate buildings have now become one continuous school.   Stratford Hall is pleased to announce that it has acquired the property at 3030-3038 Commercial Drive, expanding its footprint along Commercial Drive.     Since its founding in 2000, Stratford Hall has grown steadily in response to rising demand for its outstanding IB programs. As such, […]

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Urbanism for eight-year-olds

It turns out eight year olds are also plugged into conversations about urbanism, affordability and neighbourhood change in Vancouver. Lindsay Causey of independent school Stratford Hall is teaching a unit on “how we organize ourselves.” Students are learning about decisions we make as a society and their impact on people and the environment. They’ve touched […]

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Independent or Private; does the language help or confuse?

In British Columbia parents value a wide range of alternatives when choosing the education for their children; however, in conversation parents are often uncertain on the simple matter of vocabulary. Are these schools private or independent and what is implied by the vocabulary used?   The government of British Columbia makes it clear that in […]

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