Reflecting on this childhood, Chris Keating sometimes feels as if he didn't exist. His parents' divorce left him with very little tangible evidence of his formative years, so he's spent his adult life as a photographer making sure children can look back fondly at warm family memories. Chris Keating and his Calgary staff have made this a reality for more than 3,000 families since opening the doors to Towne Photography in 2006. There, the professional photographic crew shoots posed and candid shots of families, children, couples, and babies at picturesque parks or against their studio backdrops, and they also snap triumphant graduate portraits, intimate prenatal shots, and provocative passport pics that make border crossing a breeze. Their ironclad guarantee allows unsatisfied clients to request reshoots, reprints, or resizing on all photographs, and they vow to remake or recapture any artwork that sustains damage over the years. Chris also takes his photographic knowledge on the road to conduct Betterphoto Workshops across the United States and Canada, teaching novice photographers how to artistically preserve their most precious memories.
Tutoring Lessons in person and online for German/French; Beginner's/Intermediate/Advanced Lessons; Personal Program; Learning all language skills; language correction and speaking guarantee; focused on conversational learning; grammar included; quick test in coversation.
CraZ TechZ's accessible instructors get the gears turning in brains with hands-on tech classes where kids aged 7–17 learn how to operate computers and complete technological projects. After-school programs entertain students' curiosity in such subjects as using Microsoft Office, programming video games, and creating animated movies. Week-long school-break and summer camps thoroughly explore tech topics over four to five days, each session ending with wistful camp songs sung around a floppy-disk bonfire. The school also offers adult classes in programs such as web design, programming, and Flash, and hosts kid-friendly computer-gaming parties on its fleet of machines.
Maxwell's Music House encompasses both a live performance venue and a music school where professional teachers instruct students in their choice of instrument and style during half-hour lessons. Parents can enrol kids or sign themselves up to learn to sing, beat drums, learn piano or use telekinesis to pluck the strings of electric, acoustic, and bass guitars. A range of music styles abounds to sate most musical appetites, including rock, pop, jazz, classical, and blues. Learn to read music in one of the jam space practice rooms, or practice rock star air splits during lessons on the facility's real concert stage. Meanwhile, instructors with extensive professional performing experience guide maestros-to-be as they learn the finer points of playing favourite songs using their own instruments or one of the facility's provided song-makers. Students can take home an optional recording of their lessons, with which can be used to track personal progress or to lure wild guitars from their caves.
The experienced tutors at Pi Learning Centre use their Beta math program to bolster pupils' confidence by customizing rigorous mathematics instruction to each student’s needs and learning style. Throughout four sessions, offered twice a week for two weeks, students in grades 1–12 and their tutors defang multiplication monsters through specially tailored worksheets, exercises, and drills. Typically, each teacher oversees the work of six pupils to ensure that each student receives personal attention. The centre’s focus on foundational skills and memorization, which is reinforced by assigned homework, fans out to other academic subjects and may incur a reversal in the direction of shiny apples from schoolteacher to student. Tutors foster further inspiration for numerical prowess with the Pi point prize chart, which awards exercise-completing students with a booty-gathering rewards card.