Independent Studies with Emily!

Independent Studies with Emily!

Our Independent Studies Pod is off and running! BrainBoost veteran Emily Cooley assists students in their exploration of areas that interest them. Through research, discussion and writing, students are discovering the connection between fashion and social issues,...
Study Skills Workshop

Study Skills Workshop

BrainBoost magic sometimes escapes the confines of our hub. Michaela and Sarah, BrainBoost tutor extraordinaires, presented a workshop on study techniques at private and public schools. Over two days and 14 workshop sessions, our tutors engaged more than 400 students...
Dispatches of English 11

Dispatches of English 11

Working with the metaphor “a poem is a message in a bottle,” BrainBoost’s English 11 class took part in a poetic action. Taking our cue from P.E.I resident Harold Hackett, who throws about 500 bottles in the sea each year instead of using twitter or...
The Spirit of Giving

The Spirit of Giving

BrainBoost’s commitment to charity continues: With over $120 raised for Doctors Without Borders’ efforts in October and over $100 raised for Malala Fund in November, we have focused our philanthropic efforts on international aid. As the cold of Vancouver sets...
BrainBoost Stories: Riley

BrainBoost Stories: Riley

Riley (16) is a full-time student at Lord Byng High School. Finding that online math was the right option for her, she is seeing a tutor from BrainBoost to strengthen her learning.   Why did you start coming to BrainBoost? Math at school just wasn’t going well. I knew...