Kaizen Executive Function Coach

Noor Kara

Empowering Brains for Learning & Life

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Noor Kara - Executive Function Coach with Kaizen Education

Noor Kara

Executive Function Coach
B.Sc., B.Ed., M.Ed.

Noor has recently returned home to Calgary after studying and teaching overseas. Her background as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor enabled her to train and coach clients on a one-on-one approach as well as in a fun, energetic and dynamic group setting. This further led her to achieve her desire of becoming a Physical Education teacher. After gaining experience teaching locally, she set off to further her skillsets in attaining a Master’s in Learning and Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. She continued her teaching experience in Spain and was able to work with a different demographic of learners and educators from all over the world. Her most profound experience was being involved in the opening of a new international school on the Costa del Sol and designing and implementing the Physical Education curriculum.

Noor’s philosophy of teaching encompasses the connection between content learning and the application of it to the real world. She believes this brings the notion of authenticity to the learning and can enhance the understanding of the learning outcomes. Relating content to the students interests and demonstrating ways they can utilize it in their lives can increase engagement and help them put it into practice to create experiential learning. It doesn’t hurt to add a little kinesthetic approach to the equation as well, as the deep learning occurs via the process of doing.

Her aim is to create a space of dynamic and positive interaction, aid in identifying the areas of growth and facilitate the process of successful learning and application of new strategies to promote a confident level of achievement.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of answers to our most commonly asked questions. If you can’t find the answer to your question, please contact us and we’ll get right back to you.
How does Kaizen determine what my child’s Executive Skills strengths and deficits are?
We are data collectors. We gather as much relevant data regarding your child's learning as possible. This includes feedback from the parents, educational psychological assessments (if available), information from Kaizen's free questionnaire, and any school evaluations or assessments that can be shared with us.

Kaizen has partnered with Mindprint Learning, creator of the world’s leading online cognitive test developed by neuroscientists in the Brain Behavior Laboratory at Penn State University’s Perelman School of Medicine. This Learning Profile Assessment, combined with two, 1:1 consultations with Kaizen’s Director gives you a clear picture of where your child shines and where they need support.

Learn more about the Learning Profile Assessment.

We also offer a FREE online questionnaire to help you identify your child’s Executive Functioning needs & strengths before committing to the Coaching Intake Process.

Is Kaizen Coaching the same as tutoring?
No. Tutoring teaches students WHAT to learn; Kaizen teaches students HOW to learn and WHY it’s important. The essence of Kaizen Education Services is to foster results through incremental steps, focused on building confidence through understanding. Our objective is to highlight the importance of establishing differentiated processes and systems that contribute to the overall long-term personal and academic growth of each learner. Empowering brains for learning and life. Skills that can be applied across your child’s entire curriculum and beyond.
How does my child start their coaching sessions with Kaizen?
Contact us to book your intake, and we will match your child with a coach so that they can get started.
My child has had a psychoeducational assessment completed and needs help. Is Kaizen the right fit?
Certainly! Oftentimes, a psychoeducational assessment is completed and results are shared, but lack guidance and support for the appropriate next steps leaving you, the parent, wondering, “What now?” If strategies are provided, you are often left to your own devices which can create additional frustration.

The curriculum from which Kaizen operates is tailored to your child and their very specific needs. By sharing the results of your child’s psychoeducational assessment with your child’s coach, we can work together to best support your child academically, intellectually, and beyond.

My child has ADHD. How can Kaizen Coaching help?
Typically, executive functions are delayed up to 30% in a child diagnosed with ADHD. More than 85% of Kaizen’s students have been diagnosed with ADHD, and more than 70% with an additional or other learning difference. Executive Function deficits are amplified in those with ADHD and, as a result, our coaches are specially trained in effective strategies and methodologies to best support your child.

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