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Summer Tutoring & Series

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Summer Tutoring

Math, English, Reading, Biology, Chemistry, Writing, Foreign Language

Summer Series

Elementary Series: Ready to Read Series, Math Mania Series

Middle School Series: Learning the Language of Math Series, Understanding the Mystery of Fractions Series

High School Series:  Algebra 1 & 2 Series, Speed Reading Series

Study Skills Series for all ages

College Application Series

Summer ACT/SAT Test Preparation

One-on-one standardized test-taking preparation for the ACT and SAT

SUMMER TUTORING

One-on-one comprehensive, subject-specific tutoring for students in need of enrichment during the summer months  Packages of 10 sessions are available at a discounted summer rate of $550 if purchased prior to June 1st.

Arithmetic and Mathematics K-12

Comprehensive math programs and operations for students of all ages from elementary, middle to secondary an college levels. Strengthen your core math skills this summer.  One-on-one sessions designed to meet your specific mathematical needs.

Basic & Advanced English Skills

Review, remediate, and enrich skills with attention to individual needs from grades K-12.

Reading Skills K-12

Improving performance in necessary skills including decoding, phonetics, comprehension, inferences, main idea, drawing conclusions, contextual clues, sequencing, analogies and speed.  Assist with required reading emphasizing analysis of themes, characters and literary devices.

Biology & Chemistry

One-on-one summer Biology and Chemistry review and enrichment for high school students that want to stay ahead of the game.

Writing Courses

Explore the writing process: Brainstorming, thesis, outline and essay. Further emphasis will be placed on proofreading and revising in order to write a polished paper. Information regarding different types of essays (Argumentative, Expository, Narrative and Creative) will be explored.

Spanish & French Tutoring

Learn a foreign language or brush up on your skills this summer.  We offer one-on-one tutoring to middle school and high school students in need of beginner, intermediate, or advanced support with grammar, writing, and conversational French and Spanish.

Handwriting

Improve basic handwriting and build fine motor skills.

SUMMER SERIES

Short summer series are designed to keep your child’s brain active during the long summer months.  All series are scheduled at your convenience unless specific dates are listed.   Additional sessions are available if needed.

Ready to Read

The Ready to Read Summer Program is an exciting and educational program designed specifically for children entering grades 1-3 in the fall.  Beginning readers will learn how to decode, develop phonetic skills, build sight vocabulary and more.  Independent readers will learn to read more fluently, rapidly and develop strong reading comprehension skills.  Your child will become a more confident student and enjoy reading more while developing a lifelong habit of reading for pleasure.

Get a jumpstart on the new school year by refreshing and/or remediating your elementary school student’s reading skills this summer.  Implementing Common Core Standards, this class will focus on both comprehension strategies and basic reading skills using informational text on topics kids love to learn about.

COST:

Early Registration $550.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $600 after June 1st

Session 1: 7/10,7/11, 7/12, 7/17 & 7/18

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session 2: 7/31, 8/2, 8/3, 8/7 & 8/8

Time 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Each session requires a minimum of 2 students; maximum of 4 students.   Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.

Summer Math Mania for Students Entering 1st – 3rd Grades

Developing a solid foundation in math early on is fundamental to successfully mastering math skills.  Each year new math skills are introduced and build on what was taught the previous year.  If your child struggled with any of the concepts taught during the school year, summer is the perfect time for reinforcement.  Keller Clinic offers a series of 4 math refresher sessions to students entering 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades in the Fall.  Each session will work on mastering all the required skills so your child will start the school year strong!

COST:

Early Registration $220.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $260.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All sessions in this series are taught one-on-one and scheduled at your convenience.

Summer Speed Reading Series

Speed reading is an essential tool for middle and high school students.  This class will enable the student to read faster and maintain great comprehension.  This technique will greatly enhance a student’s ability to spend less time on reading texts, novels or any written material.

Session 1:  Review types of reading: passive, active, subvocalizing. Teach reading techniques.  Complete timed reading to know student’s reading rate or words per minute and comprehension.

Session 2:  Review reasons why reading tool is essential.  Timed reading with review of reading rate and comprehension.

Session 3:  Evaluate reading speed and comprehension to determine which skills need enrichment.

Session 4:  Implement timed reading with review of reading rate and comprehension. Focus on any critical reading skills that require enrichment.

COST:

Early Registration $220.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $260.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 4 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one and scheduled at your convenience.

Study Skills Series

Students of all ages need to know which study skills are appropriate for them based on their individual learning styles.  Students will explore which learning methods apply and the study skills that are invaluable for comprehension, studying and taking tests, as well as managing time.

Session 1:  Analyze learning style using Inventory.  Explain importance of multi-sensory approach to learning.

Session 2:  The student will know which study techniques and memory devices fit with learning style.

Session 3:  Test-taking methods

Session 4:  Organization and time management

COST:

Early Registration $220.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $260.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 4 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one and scheduled at your convenience.

Learning the Language of Math Series (Grades 3-8)

This 6 session series will introduce young students to the language of mathematics.  Learning to improve their math attention span helps students to stay on task.  Memory math techniques help students recall those problematic facts.  Improving output difficulties, as well as improving their computational weaknesses help to lower math anxiety.

This program will address the following areas:

Understanding the language of mathematics

Attention span

Memory ability

Personal or individualized factors

Output difficulties

Computation weakness

Math anxiety

COST:

Early Registration $330.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $390.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 6 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one, can be tailored to meet your student’s specific needs.  Sessions are scheduled at your convenience.

Overcoming the Mystery of Fractions Series (Grades 3-6)

This 6 session series will teach students how to understand and manipulate fractions, decimals, and percentages by applying them to real, everyday situations.

This program will address the following areas:

What is a fraction

Comparing fractions

Adding fraction and mixed numbers

Subtracting fraction and mixed numberS

Multiplying fractions and mixed number

Dividing fractions and mixed numbers

Working with decimals

Working with percentages

COST:

Early Registration $330.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $390.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 6 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one, can be tailored to meet your student’s specific needs.  Sessions are scheduled at your convenience.

Algebra I Readiness Series

This 6 session series is designed to help students transition from Middle School Math (Pre-Algebra) to High School Math (Algebra I).  Starting high school is stressful for most students.  You can help ease some of that stress by enrolling your student in this short Algebra I series.  This series consists of 6 sessions and will help to prepare your student for Algebra I by reviewing several key topics that are crucial for high school math success.  The following topics will be covered:  fraction review, percent review (including story problems), integer operations (specifically negative integers), proportions, perimeter/area/volume of simple geometric shapes, and solving 1 variable equations.

COST:

Early Registration $330.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $390.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 6 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one, can be tailored to meet your student’s specific needs.  Sessions are scheduled at your convenience.

Algebra II Readiness Series

This 6 session series is designed to help students transition from Geometry (or Algebra I) to Algebra II.  All Michigan students are required to pass Algebra II as a requirement for graduation.  Unfortunately, many students do not have the proper foundation needed for this class.  This series will focus on reinforcing the Algebra I concepts that are crucial for success in Algebra II and will consist of 6 sessions.    The following topics will be covered: integer operations, simplifying expressions, linear functions, factoring, solving 1 and 2 variable equations, and graphing the 6 basic functions.

COST:

Early Registration $330.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $390.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 6 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one, can be tailored to meet your student’s specific needs.  Sessions are scheduled at your convenience.

College Application Series

With college imminent, students will have the opportunity to brainstorm ideas for the college application essay.  Through the writing process, they will be able to proofread and revise the essays to the polished state that college counselors want.

Number of sessions: 4

Session 1:  Decide on the prompts to use to finalize your specific topic.  Organize list of top school choices and review their requirements and due dates.

Session 2:  Brainstorm ideas for essays.  Analyze if essay can work for other college applications.

Session 3:  Proofread and revise essay.  Revise format to meet other essay requirements.

Session 4:  Revise essay to polished level.

COST:

Early Registration $250.00 prior to June 1st

Regular Registration $300.00 after June 1st

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All 4 sessions in this series are taught one-on-one and scheduled at your convenience.

SUMMER ACT/SAT TEST PREPARATION

Keller Clinic students benefit from a one-on-one test preparation approach.  Our 10 session program allows us to determine your adolescent’s strengths and weaknesses, and concentrate on improving scores in all subject areas, preparing your student for test day.  Studies indicate students receiving individualized attention correlates to improved strategies and therefore higher test scores overall.

Our focus builds confidence and reduces anxiety in an organized approach to standardized test taking skills.  Our techniques and strategies aim to improve an array of necessary skills, including reading comprehension, math concepts, science data, essay writing, and analytical abilities, utilizing pretests and full practice tests.

COST:

$650.00 for 10 sessions (Reading, Math, Writing, Science)

$350.00 for 5 sessions (Reading, Math, Writing, Science)

$75.00 individual sessions

Call 248-338-1700 to enroll.  All sessions in this series are taught one-on-one, can be tailored to meet your student’s specific needs.  Sessions are scheduled at your convenience.