About:Michaela has a strong passion for education, child psychology, and the French language. Michaela’s teaching philosophy is grounded in her dedication to the education of the whole child, providing a secure learning environment, inquiry and play-based learning, and ongoing professional development. She received her Bachelor of Arts with honours at Western University for Psychology and Criminology. Michaela will soon graduate with a Master of Arts in Child Study and Education from the prestigious Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study at OISE of the University of Toronto. She is qualified to teach the Primary/Junior divisions and French as she has received her Additional Qualification: French as a Second Language Part 1.
Michaela has worked with children for many years as a tutor, camp counsellor and caregiver. She has completed several practicum placements that have given her the experience and knowledge to effectively educate children in all learning areas. Michaela ensures equity and inclusion in her teaching practice by differentiating instruction so that every child can achieve their fullest potential and be successful.
Outside of education, Michaela enjoys spending her time with family and friends, playing boards games and card games, practicing yoga, and has recently begun learning an instrument!