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ABACUS + MATH
Unique program bridges Abacus Mental math with School math. Small group options available. We organize annual Abacus competitions.
Ontario curriculum based tutoring in English, Math, Science and French from kindergarten to grade 12.
No contracts. Multiple locations in GTA with qualified trained professionals.
Designed to ignite the love for Math for students age 4 to 13 years
"Great place to make your kids future bright.. very hard working staff. Friendly environment for kids to learn. Work on each child according to their needs and help build their confidence.. "
"My kid always said he never liked Math but Megamind changed this instantly. He looks forward to his classes everytime! Very accommodating & friendly staff, easy to talk to. "
" This tutor academy is really helpful for my son. The staff (owners and teachers) are very kind and helpful as well. They give flexible teaching hours and are willing to provide extra help before tests. My son is now starting to understand his school work better making it easier for his first year of high school. "
" I was a math tutor there. The owners/managers, Parul and Munish are good-natured people who are passionate about education, it shows that they want every student to succeed. They are also quite flexible with accommodating the needs of both the tutors and the students. It was a good place to work. "
"My kids have been attending classes at Megamind for few months now. I see remarkable improvement. The class size is small and individual attention goes a long way in early years of learning. Foundation would be a lot stronger, is my belief. The tutors here are very patient and knowledgeable. Good job Team Megamind! I definitely recommend this institute for kids educational needs! "
"My son is always excited every time he goes to his Saturday class. His mental math lessons helped him a lot in school. He easily applies the tricks that he learned here in his day to day school activities. He likes his teacher a lot, and I can see that his math knowledge significantly improved overtime. The location is very accessible. They also offer tutoring services for all subjects. The classrooms are comfortable. The admin is flexible and can easily accommodate any last minute changes. I highly recommended [sic] enrolling your kids to [sic] this program, specially [sic] for those who is [sic] always looking for new things to learn. "
MENTAL MATH FAQ
Megamind Abacus Mental Math program is a well-structured brain development program for children between the ages of 4 - 13 years.
WHAT IS AN ABACUS?
The Abacus is a tool used to perform mathematical operations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
WHAT IS ABACUS MENTAL MATH?
Abacus Mental Math is a program offered by Megamind Learning Centre which teaches students how to use the Abacus and perform mathematical operations in their minds.
WHAT IS THE RIGHT AGE TO START THIS ABACUS MENTAL MATH PROGRAM?
Through years of experience and research, Megamind Learning Centre recommends the Abacus Mental Math Program to students between ages four to thirteen years.
WHY IS THIS PROGRAM ONLY FOR CHILDREN IN THE AGE GROUP OF 4 TO 13 YEARS?
The brain is still growing between the ages of four to thirteen years. This allows for children to grasp concepts easily and with speed.
HOW MANY CLASSES ARE CONDUCTED IN A WEEK?
The Abacus Mental Math Program includes one class per week. The duration of this class is usually two hours.
ARE THERE DIFFERENT LEVELS IN THE PROGRAM?
The Megamind Abacus Mental Math Program involves different levels with a new level unlocked after a written assessment. There are eleven levels for students in the age range of four to six years and eight levels for students ages seven and up.
WHAT IS THE DURATION OF EACH LEVEL?
Megamind Learning Centre understands that each student works at their own pace. Each level usually takes students approximately three months to complete.
DO YOU ALSO CONDUCT ABACUS MENTAL MATH COMPETITIONS?
Yes, we conduct an Annual Abacus Competition between students at all of our locations. Please ask the Chief Educator at your location for any upcoming competitions.
WHEN DOES MY CHILD GET PROMOTED TO THE NEXT LEVEL? ARE ANY CERTIFICATES GIVEN?
A written assessment is conducted at the end of every level. On successful completion of the level, the child will be promoted to the next level and a certificate of successful completion is awarded.
DO YOU OFFER IB, IBT, SCITECH PREP CLASSES?
Yes, preparation classes are offered at Megamind locations in Brampton, Mississauga, and Caledon to help prepare for the written response portion of the admission process to schools offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, International Business and Technology (IBT) program and Scitech program.Admissions to the program are based on previous class results and the written response test, with limited seats available.
WHAT SUBJECTS DO YOU TUTOR?
We offer tutoring in all subjects from JK to Grade 12.
DO YOU OFFER FRENCH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS?
Yes, we have qualified tutors to teach French reading and writing.
WHAT KIND OF TUTORING DO YOU OFFER?
We offer both one on one tutoring and group tutoring. Our groups never exceed four students.
DO YOU OFFER EQAO & OSSLT PREP COURSES?
Yes, we offer EQAO and OSSLT preparation courses 3-4 months before the exam date.
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING DO MEGAMIND TUTORS HAVE?
Megamind’s tutors are highly qualified and committed Ontario certified teachers or recent university graduates. Our tutors possess outstanding teaching and communication skills to relate to the learning needs of your child.
WHAT MAKES MEGAMIND'S TUTORING SO EFFICIENT?
We know that one size does not fit all, so at Megamind, we develop customized lesson plans tailored to the specific needs of each student.
HOW MANY HOURS DOES MY CHILD NEED PER WEEK?
We will recommend you the optimum number of tutoring hours for your child based on the actual requirements of the child, but you are free to choose the number of hours per week.
WHAT ARE THE TIMINGS FOR TUTORING?
We offer tutoring in the evening during weekdays and on Saturday morning.
DO I HAVE TO SIGN A CONTRACT?
No. We do not impose any long-term contracts with our clients.
CAN I CLAIM TUTORING EXPENSES ON MY TAX RETURNS?
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