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TDSB Tutors Reflection from Joanne

Wanting to be the ideal teacher or finding the ideal teacher is a difficult task, but CPP TDSB Tutors has enriched my view on the different ways the TDSB accounts for each and every student - making the impossible seem a little more possible. Prior to joining the program I had never heard of alternative… Continue reading TDSB Tutors Reflection from Joanne

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Story Time with Aneel Sampat, From 3 to 3

It has been four weeks since I began volunteering at my school’s From 3 to 3 program. I have managed to settle in quite easily thanks to the wonderful group of kids in my class. However, I did have a bit of a rough start. The first day I walked into the classroom the teacher was on… Continue reading Story Time with Aneel Sampat, From 3 to 3

Opportunities, Reflections

TDSB Tutors!

Hello everyone! My name is Vicky La and I am currently the program assistant for CCP’s TDSB Tutors in the High School Program! The TDSB tutoring program has been quite the experience so far! We have well over 40 UofT tutors across 14 different schools within the Toronto District School Board. The amount of diversity… Continue reading TDSB Tutors!

Events

Connecting the Classroom to the Community.

Come and join us on Friday, Nov. 28th 10am-12pm (noon) at Wilson Hall Lounge for the Community Engaged Learning Project Showcase featuring students and their projects taking HMB473H Exercise and Mental Health!! Learn about how students are making connections with the community and helping promote mental and physical health!!

Reflections

Let’s Talk Toronto: Civic Engagement and Democracy

The first conversation in our monthly discussion group, Let’s Talk Toronto, centred on civic engagement and democracy. Over the course of two engaging hours, and numerous chocolate chip cookies and cups of tea, we discussed the definition of citizenship, politics, and challenges facing students in their engagement with democracy in Toronto. It was inspiring to… Continue reading Let’s Talk Toronto: Civic Engagement and Democracy

Opportunities, Reflections

Youth Mentorship Program

Hey everyone! My name is Yusuf Yusuf and I am program assistant at the Centre for Community Partnerships (CCP) at the University of Toronto. My role is to facilitate a youth mentorship program for middle-school kids at a public school in the west-end of the city. The Youth Mentorship Program is an exciting chance for UofT students to… Continue reading Youth Mentorship Program