Our school is a demonstration school for the Great Word House™, an Orton-Gillingham based curriculum. Our teacher-training institute provides trainees with an opportunity to observe classroom instruction and mentors teachers during their supervised practicum. Our teachers are certified by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE) and by the Canadian Dyslexia Society (CDS). Keeping parents and students involved in the evaluation of their child’s progress is essential to maintaining focus and motivation. Student progress will be tracked using a variety of standardized and informal evaluation tools including criterion, curriculum and norm referenced assessments. Finally, the school welcomes parent involvement and believes a school is a community of students, teachers and parents. Close communication is key in this involvement. Through the Parent Council, The Claremont Newsletter, Open Houses, and school events, the staff at The Claremont School seeks a close collaboration with the families of our students.
To empower students with dyslexia to become independent and successful learners.
Per Ardua Surgo “Through Difficulties I Arise”
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“Neil is a different boy from a year ago, not only because his reading is starting to come along, but because he is enjoying school and, once again, believes he can learn and succeed. Honestly, the Claremont School has been a god-send for Neil.”
—Gail Armstrong, Toronto, ON
Our mission is to teach students with dyslexia, so that they may fulfill their considerable potential and gain the skills and self-confidence needed for academic success.
A warm and exceptional teacher, Evelyn provided a wonderful overview of the Orton-Gillingham approach in her Associate Level course. I consider it a privilege to have been her student.
—Avital (Tali) Kellerstein, Speech-Language Pathologist, Toronto, ON
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70 Silver Birch Avenue
Toronto, ON M4E 3K9