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“Tech Safari” on LivingSocial

We recently ran a promotion through Living Social to introduce parents to programs offered at Genius Owl. This special program is called "Tech Safari" and during the three hours of this program, children are exposed to the basic concepts of programming, robotics, animation, and mobile app development. The program content is 100% hands-on learning on

In Praise of Diversity

Richmond Hill is one of the top five most diverse communities in Canada. We celebrate this diversity, because it enriches our community and our culture. Some talented souls living in our community celebrate this diversity in their own special way: Josephine Vaccaro-Chang has the gift of writing for children and illustrating their books. She is

Genius Owl Camps Listed on

It's great news: we've got listed on and directories. This will give a huge amount of exposure to our programs, and will make it much easier for parents to find the camp programs that they are looking for their children. To celebrate this and share the joy with you, we are offering you

  • Digital Learning Report 2014

Digital Learning in Schools

There's a new report out by People for Education advocacy group called Digital Learning in Schools. There are a number of interesting points, and facts raised in the report. For example, according to the report 96% of students have access to Internet connected computers in classrooms, while that number for a computer lab drops to

Spring Has Sprung … And So Has Our Registration System!

After a very successful March Break Camp program, we are proud to roll out our Spring Season of programs in technology and digital media. Genius Owl technology program for children aged 6 to 13 includes subjects such as robotics, animation, and mobile app development. The media program which is being offered to children 10 to

Genius Owl Goes on Google Maps

Genius Owl on Google Maps We are now on Google Maps. This provides a great opportunity for parents who are looking for technology and digital media programs in the Richmond Hill, ON area to find us, and enjoy the wealth of the programs offered. It also provides you with the opportunity of sharing

Looking Ahead at Spring and Summer

Genius Owl March Break Tech Camp is now over, and we are now planning our summer camp programs, and the schedule for regular spring programs. March Break program was a huge success. Kids learned about programming, both the theories behind it and hands on programming to solve real life problems. They created animation, while learning

Genius Owl March Break Tech Camp

Sphero Robotic Ball Schools' March Break is fast approaching, regardless of the fact that it doesn't feel like March here in Richmond Hill, or other parts of Canada. But to keep your children's heart (and brain) warm and happy we have prepared a unique program. Our March Break Camp participants will enjoy a

Welcome to Genius Owl Minecraft Club!

The recent Digital Olympics event held by Genius Owl which included a Minecraft Tournament, and enormous interest we received from kids in the community, inspired us to form Genius Owl Minecraft Club. The club has a Minecraft-ized version of our logo, and is supported by a group of expert "Crafters" in the community. News about

Our First Minecraft Tournament

Genius Owl Minecraft Tournament Last Saturday, February 15th, we held our first Minecraft Tournament as part of our Digital Olympics initiative. The goal of this event was to bring children and their parents together to explore educational value of computer gaming. We called it Digital Olympics, because of the ongoing Winter Olympics in

Technology Natives and Technology Immigrants

Your browser does not support frames. Click here to view the frameless video.. Adoption of technology by parents, and introducing it to their children reminds you of the language learning process among some new immigrants to Canada: some immigrant parents are so excited about learning and speaking in English that they deprive their children of

Join our Digital Olympics!

Have you got into the Olympics spirit yet? This is very exciting time for all of us, specially after the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and Canada's outstanding performance then. At Genius Owl, we want to bring the competitive and collaborative spirit of the Olympics to you, in your own community: Genius Owl is starting a Digital