Dr. Neil Stanley

Dr. Neil Stanley is a passionate educator with nearly a decade of classroom experience. Whether leading seminars and lectures in University, discussing literature and writing techniques with primary age children or providing one on one tutoring, Dr. Stanley is comfortable in a wide range of academic settings.

Dr. Stanley received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Guelph in 2011, his Master of Arts in History from Western University in 2012 and his Doctor of Philosophy in History from Western University in 2017. His research deals with sports, communal identity and the legacy of deindustrialization.

Dr. Stanley has been working at Wells Academy since 2018. He currently teaches Critical Reading and writing courses for Grade 3-4, 5-6 and 7-9.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending long hours researching film history, snuggling with his dogs Buddy and Daisy, and composing songs on his guitar.

(NEW)Advanced Writing

本课程选用多种形式的文学作品(短篇故事、诗歌、论文、社论等)来指导学生理解和分析各类型作品和写作风格,并且通过大量的课内外写作练习来帮助学生扩充词汇、提升遣词造句的用词深度与准确性、改善句子结构与段落转承、修改和润色自己的文章,以最终实现帮助学生提升写作和自我表达的能力和信心。

Critical Reading Creative Writing

本课程选用中长篇小说或故事,指导学生对书籍的社会及历史背景、人物性格与发展、故事场景和情节推动等,做深入分析与讨论,并通过与所阅读章节相关的课内外写作与调研任务,帮助学生提升写作信心和技能。