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Academic Programs

Speed Reading/Study Skills

Still our most popular program
Great for Freshmen

Study Skills for Grades 7 – 12

PART I

  • How to Manage Your Time
  • How to Outline Your Textbooks
  • How to Take Notes
  • How to Prepare for Exams
  • How to Take Exams

PART II

  • Developing Good Study Habits
  • Developing Proper Study Techniques
  • Developing a Practical Plan for the Coming School Year

PART III

  • Speed Reading (Reading Efficiency)
  • SQ3R Formula: Speed Reading/Study Skills Approach
  • Basic Speed Reading
  • Advanced Speed Reading Including Skimming and Scanning
  • Transferring the Four Levels of Reading (Casual Reading, Careful Reading, Speed Reading, and Skimming/Scanning) to Text Books and Other School Materials

Basic & Advanced English Skills

For Grades 7-12 & College

Includes a great review and preparation for 8th graders going into 9th grade

  • Grammar
  • Usage
  • Punctuation
  • Capitalization
  • Sentence Structure

The objective of these sessions is to review, remediate, and/or enrich the student’s skills in Language Arts. The focus of attention will be based on the individual needs of the student.

Basic Writing Skills

For Grades 7 – 12

Grades 7-9 will include:

  1. Sentence Structure
  2. Paragraph Development

Grades 10-12 will focus on the structure & organization of the essay.

  1. The Thesis Sentence
  2. The Introductory Paragraph
  3. Developing the Middle Paragraphs
  4. Organizing the Conclusion

Writing Workshop

All ages including College & Adults

The writing workshops will explore every step of the writing process: brainstorming, writing a strong thesis statement, developing an outline and creating a multi-paragraph essay. Further emphasis will be placed on proofreading and revising in order to write a polished paper. The workshops also provide information regarding different types of essays such as argumentative, expository, narrative, and creative.

Arithmetic & Mathematics

All levels, K-12 & College
Includes a great review and preparation for 8th graders going into 9th grade

Elementary Level

  1. Operations: Addition & Subtraction
  2. Story Problem Strategies
  3. Measurement & Time
  4. Math Facts
  5. Fractions
  6. Geometry
  7. Money

Middle School/Junior High Level

  • Operations: Multiplication & Division
  • Story Problem Strategies
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Fractions
  • Geometry
  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Percentages
  • Decimals

Secondary Level

  • Business Math
  • Algebra I & II
  • Plane & Analytical Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • College Preparatory
  • Calculus

…and much, much more. This is a comprehensive math program for students of all ages. Enrichment and remedial courses of study will be tailored to the individual needs of the each student.

Science

Chemistry, Physics & Biology
Middle School, High School & Advanced Placement

Reading

Grades K – 12 & Adult

Enrichment, strengthening and remedial programs for all ages and grades
Improve Performance In:

  • Phonetic Skills
  • Sight Vocabulary
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading Speed
  • Analogies
  • Identifying Inferences
  • Using Contextual Clues
  • Sequencing Skills
  • Locating the Main Idea
  • Drawing Conclusions

Sessions will be aimed toward the specific needs of the individual child. A brief assessment will determine the need for support in one or more of the above listed areas.

Small Group Instruction

(4-6 students per instructor) For Enrichment in Content Areas

  • SAT/ACT
  • Reading
  • Math
  • English (grammar/writing)

Groups are age and or grade appropriate

Middle School/High School Credit Recovery Support All Year Long

Many subjects are available including:

  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • History
  • Foreign Language

Courses are provided through various online institutions