Learning Lounge


Designed to help students transition from one-one-one sessions to independent learning, Learning Lounge teaches executive functioning and independence by giving students manageable responsibilities that increase with their growing abilities. Working with a 4-1 student-teacher ratio, students work to complete assignments from their tutoring sessions

Your Teachers Taylor & Nolan

taylor richardson portraitTaylor will show you why the pen is mightier than the sword! She has both a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University and an Associate of Arts Degree from Capilano University, where she focused on English and Creative Writing. Taylor found her passion for education while at Simon Fraser and since, has been working with students from all walks of life to gain more insight and knowledge. Aside from helping her friends, family, and classmates with their papers and studying, Taylor has been tutoring students with ADHD in a variety of subjects, focusing on organization and time management. The Writer’s Exchange is where she is able to let out all of her wacky energy volunteering with some fun kids doing fun stuff. At BrainBoost she tutors several subjects, including her specialty in English from K-12. She believes in creativity and the art of problem solving, and uses both of those in her practice to help students feel empowered and independent in their work. When she isn’t trying to find new and exciting ways to help her students, she is hiking with her Pug, Franklin, writing a novel, baking too many sweets, and teaching herself a new trade.

nolan sage portraitBorn and raised in the Lower Mainland, Nolan is a BC certified teacher, holding a degree in Psychology & Linguistics, as well as Education. At BrainBoost, Nolan tutors a variety of subjects from the elementary to secondary level, with a focus on math, biology and chemistry. Nolan teaches in a way that gives students the power to create their own learning moments and strives to foster confidence and critical thinking within a safe environment. When not tutoring, Nolan is often found with one or more cameras in hand, creating distinct portraits or filming comedy sketches. Nolan’s interests also include music (guitar, bass, ukulele), long-form improv, painting, printmaking and tacos.



How much does it cost?

$30.00 per hour

1 session per week: $570.00 per term

2 sessions per week: $1140.00 per term

3 sessions per week: $1710.00 per term

4 sessions per week: $2280.00 per term

5 sessions per week: $2850.00 per term

When is it?

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday

11:00 am-12:00 pm

What are the dates?

Term 1: September 12 – February 3

Term 2: February 6 – June 23

What ages is it appropriate for?

8 – 12

Contact us to sign up

To be eligible for credit for this class, students must be enrolled in an accredited distance learning program.
Students may withdraw up to 14 days after the start of the pod and receive a full refund for the class minus the cancellation fee of $100. After that time, the fees are non-refundable. 
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