Power of Words Writing and Public Speaking Academy

Virtual Campus and In-Person Campuses in
North York, Mississauga North and Mississauga South,  
ON  
L5J 1Y8
(647) 285-4499

PROFILE

Developing strong communication skills is essential to effective leadership. Our after-school program prepares children with the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to master writing and public speaking. Our school year programs, summer camps and courses are offered online (using the Zoom platform and Google Classroom) and in-person (at our North York, Mississauga North and Mississauga South Campuses).

At Power of Words Academy, we create a setting that gets students excited about learning! We are committed to guiding students and help them understand the value of academic achievement, personal goal settings and high expectations. The Power of Words platform is based on best practices, is researched based, and aligned with the Ontario School Curriculum.

At our Academy, we believe that teaching is the key to student success. Our teachers use a variety of instructional strategies to help students succeed in the program. Our teachers have in-depth experience working with children and have a genuine interest in every students success and well-being. Our low student-to-instructor ratio provides teachers with the opportunity to develop strong relationships with their students and offer quality one-on-one time as needed. We are proud to have dedicated, enthusiastic teachers at Power of Words Academy. They are committed to the program, and to parents, to ensure that each student has a positive and enriching academic experience.

Our mission is for your child to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to become effective writers and strong public speakers. After completing our program, your child will overcome fears, boost self-esteem and confidence, improve critical thinking skills and develop effective communication and leadership skills.

2021/2022 School Year Program

Power of Words Enrichment Writing and Public Speaking School Year Program is for children in grades 2 to 8. The program runs the school year from September to June with classes held once a week for 90 minutes.

The program comprises of three units:
Unit 1 – Reading Comprehension and Summarizing Unit (where students will learn how to examine texts and extract the main ideas and key details)
Unit 2 – Writing Unit (where students learn the structure of writing four types of essays, including the expository, persuasive, comparative and contrast and research essays)
Unit 3 – Public Speaking and Debate Unit (where students learn how to write and deliver a speech, as well as develop debate skills)

In addition, 20 minutes of each class during the school year is dedicated to the building blocks of writing (including vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, etc). During this segment, students will be given two mini-lessons and work out of the Language Power Now workbooks.

The total cost of the program for the school year is $1,700, which is payable over four installments over the school year. Here is the breakdown of the installment payments:
$100.00 deposit – to be paid by credit card after completing online registration form
$400.00, due on August 15, 2021, payable by e-transfer to admin@powerofwordsacademy.ca or by post-dated cheque
$400.00, dated November 15, 2021, payable by post-dated cheque made payable to Power of Words
$400.00, dated February 15, 2022, payable by post-dated cheque made payable to Power of Words
$400.00, dated April 15, 2022, payable by post-dated cheque made payable to Power of Words

Power of Words is now accepting registrations for the 2021-2022 school year. Visit our website and complete your online registration form today. We’ll confirm your spot and schedule your free assessment. Spaces are limited!

4 CAMPUSES

Virtual Campus 
Delivered Using the Zoom Platform and Google Classroom

North York Campus
230 The Donway West (Don Mills Rd and Lawrence Ave E)
North York, ON

Mississauga North Campus
274 Queen Street South (MIssissauga Rd and Britania Rd W)
Mississauaga, Ontario L5M 1L2

Mississauga South Campus
1700 Mazo Crescent (Erin Mills Parkway and QEW)
Mississauga, Ontario L5J 1Y8

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