About Us

                    About Us

Knyabi – Innovative Learners is an online tutoring service. We are very passionate about education, and we believe that every child can learn and every child will learn. Hence, we tailor our teaching and learning strategies to meet the diverse learning styles and needs of our learners. 

Most importantly, our lessons reflect 21st-century teaching and learning strategies. These strategies will equip our learners with the necessary skills to be “future-ready.” Additionally, one of our primary goals is to teach students to “learn how to learn.” In doing so, they can apply this knowledge at any phase of their educational sphere to maximize their highest academic potential.

Finally, our staff have been carefully vetted and are well trained in their area of expertise.  We are also detail-oriented and well-organized, with superb written and oral communication skills. 

                Meet the Founder

TRICIA SMITH

I am a mother and a trained educator in English language, English literature, literacy studies, family studies, and writing feedback services. For almost two decades, I have been plying my trade at the elementary, high school, and university levels in Canada and internationally. The Ontario College of Teachers also licenses me to practice.  Additionally, I am the author of 3 children’s storybooks and publisher of 6 children’s storybooks that promote healthy development in young children.

As an educator with a master’s degree who is passionate about family-life education, wellness, teaching, and learning, I  strongly believe that everyone is destined to become their best self. I also believe that for every man, there exists a bait that he cannot resist swallowing. My bait is using different mediums to educate individuals. From this bait, Innovative Learners was born. With faith and perseverance, this quickly blossomed into Knyabi- Innovative Learners.  I owe this evolution to my parents and grandparents. While growing up, my grandparents exemplified and taught me one of the main life skills needed to succeed – perseverance. Coupled with faith, epitomized and taught to me as a child by my parents, I spent years perfecting Knyabi to include not only tutoring services but also children’s books and other products and services. These will assist elementary, high school, and postgraduate students to reach their highest educational potential and to be healthy, happy, and wholesome – in essence- to be their best selves.

Being the principal of Knyabi Innovative Learners, my mind can never sit idle. I must explore and experiment with multiple ideas at a time to perfect my craft. Once I have an idea, I quickly start working on it with the belief that if my mind can conceive it and my heart can believe it – then I can achieve it. Therefore, I don’t need a weatherman or a wind vane to know which way the “wind” blows -I follow my passion. When it comes to fulfilling my passion in life, I don’t only get wet, I feel the rain. I put my all into it, my mind and body – my everything.

My mission in life is not merely to survive and thrive but to fulfill my passion for educating and empowering learners. Often, I ask myself, “Who am I to want to do this?” But in that same breath, I respond by asking – “who are you not to?” I don’t settle because, as they say, choose a job you love and you don’t have to work a day in your life. For this, I have chosen Knyabi- Innovative Learners.

 

What  we offer

Our courses are geared towards learners who are interested in content-based subjects as well as those who are interested in skilled-based subjects. 

LONG TERM PROGRAMS
  • Elementary (Math, Reading English, French and Science)
  • Secondary (Math, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology)
  • Secondary  Skilled Technical Subjects (Auto CAD and Technical Drawing
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