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Educational courses, based on cognitive neuroscience

research, designed to help students develop successful study

habits and individual learning strategies.

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Summer Academic Workshops

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Put together your own small group or join a regularly scheduled class

  • Put together your own group of 3-8 friends 

  • Pick dates & times that work for your group 

  • Instruction is designed to meet your child's needs 

Study & Learning Techniques Course

The Study & Learning Techniques Workshop is designed to teach students how to: 

  • organize binders & materials

  • manage time wisely

  • use paper planners & web-based tools to record short and long-term assignments

  • check email regularly

  • communicate with teachers

  • prepare for upcoming deadlines

  • take efficient notes from a lecture and textbook

  • engage & sustain attention while studying

  • manage digital learning devices

  • navigate remote learning

  • learn how to study efficiently and effectively for different types of tests

  • develop a personal study plan to be shared with parents on the last day of the course

Location: Carraway Center in Green Hills

Cost: $350

Dates & Times: July 29 - Aug.2, 2024

  • Rising 5th & 6th Graders: 8:00 -10:00 

  • Rising 7th & 8th Graders: 10:30 - 12:30 

  • Rising 9th -12th Graders: 2:00 - 4:00

 

Dates & Times: August 5 - 9, 2024

  • Rising 6th, 7th & 8th Graders: 1:30 - 3:30 

  • Rising 9th -12th Graders: 4:00 -6:00

Solving Math Problem

Put together your own small group or join a class

  • Put together your own group of 2-4 friends 

  • Pick dates & times that work for your group 

  • Instruction is designed to meet your child's needs and to use your school's math curriculum

Summer Math Review:

 

A math skills workshop for students moving from 6th grade to 7th grade and from Pre-Algebra to Algebra 1. During the course, students will review some of the content covered during 2nd semester last year to strengthen their memory for mathematical procedures. This is a great course for students who need to bolster their math skills or get a math refresher before the school year begins. 

 

Math Courses & Dates: ​

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Prep for Pre-Algebra ​

  • June 24 -28 (9:00 - 10:30)

  • July 22 -26 (9:00 - 10:30)

 

Prep for Algebra 1

  • ​July 29 - August 2 (4:30 - 6:00)

 

Prep for Geometry

  • August 5 -9 (4:30 - 6:00)​

​Prep for Algebra 2

  • July 29 - August 2, 2023 (4:30 - 6:00)​

 

Cost: $285 

Location: Carraway Center

*Students can join by zoom if traveling on certain dates

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Need help with Summer Math on IXL, Delta Math or Aleks?

Give us a call and we can set up virtual or in-person tutoring to help your student with their summer math online requirements. 

Elementary Math Facts & Skills Review: Rising 4th & 5th Graders 

 

A two hour class offered three different times throughout the summer for rising 4th and 5th graders who need to review key math facts (math fact fluency, multiplication, division) and who want a review of key mathematical procedures. You can register for one, two or three days. This class is designed to be a fun way to refresh math skills before the year begins.

Multiplication Facts Review, Multiplication & Decimals: 

Dates: August 5th 10:30 -12:00

Cost: $60

 

Multiplication Facts Review, Fractions, Long Division & More:

Dates: August 6th 10:30 -12:00

Cost: $60

Science Preparation Courses

Science Jump Start

This class provides pre-teaching for the first 2-3 units of the upcoming science class your child will be taking in the fall.  

  • Biology Jump Start

  • Chemistry Jump Start

  • Physics Jump Start

Location: Virtual or in person 

Call to schedule one on one sessions.

**Students can register for one-on-one instruction over the summer in these content areas and can schedule virtual sessions if traveling over the summer. 

Put together your own small group or join the class

  • Put together your own group of 2-4 friends

  • Pick dates & times that work for your group 

  • Instruction is designed to meet your child's needs and to use your school's science textbook

  • Help them get ahead for next year!

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Creative Writing Course
 

This workshop is designed to help develop students' creative writing. Students will learn how to craft a story arc, generate captivating introductions, develop character profiles and express their ideas fluently and clearly in their writing. 

Dates: June 24 -28, 2024

Location: Carraway Center in Green Hills

Times: 

  • Rising 5th & 6th Graders: 8:00 - 10:00 

  • Rising 7th & 9th Graders: 10:30 - 12:30 

  • Rising 9th -12th Graders: *2:00 - 4:00

**Students can register for one-on-one instruction for this course and parents can pick their own dates and put together their own small group of friends. Virtual options are available as well.

High School: Writing Academic Essays with Evidence

This workshop is designed to help students develop and fine-tune their skills in writing academic essays using evidence from various sources. This course will cover various types of academic essays and themes required in high school, such as explication, research, and analysis (theme, symbol, and character based). Students will learn how to construct an outline template that will be useful for future essays and theme assignments.

 

Students will go over each step in the drafting and writing process:

  • brainstorming

  • thesis constructing

  • outlining

  • finding evidence to support each claim 

  • identifying relevant supporting details 

  • writing a draft

  • using academic language & transition words

  • revising the essay 

Dates: June 24 - 28, 2024 (10:00 - 12:00)

             July 15 -19, 2024 (4:15 - 6:15)

Location: Carraway Center in Green Hills

*Can also schedule one on one sessions

Cost: $350 week long course

Reading Comprehension Course

The Advanced Reading Comprehension course is designed to improve students' reading comprehension and critical thinking skills as they read novels, textbooks, articles, and standardized test passages.

 

Students will develop techniques for:

  • reading actively 

  • engaging and sustaining attention

  • annotating and note-taking

  • identifying themes and motifs 

  • finding relevant and important facts

  • analyzing various passages

  • reading novels, textbooks and articles 

  • performing well on the reading portions of standardized tests 

**Students can register for one-on-one instruction for this course and parents can pick their own dates and put together their own small group of friends.

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Dates: June 24 -28, 2024

             July 22 -26, 2024

            

Call to schedule individual sessions if the dates do not work for you.

Location: Carraway Center in Green Hills

Cost: $350

Times: 

  • Rising 5th - 6th Graders: 8:30- 10:30 

  • Rising 7th - 8th Graders: 10:30 -12:30

  • High School: 2:00 -4:00 

Grammar Course

The Grammar Course is designed to teach students the key concepts and grammar rules necessary for high school and standardized tests like the ACT and SAT. This class is appropriate for rising 8th - 12th graders.

This class is perfect for students trying to raise their score on the English or Writing portion of the

ACT and SAT. 

Students will learn grammar concepts & rules for:

  • identifying the parts of speech    

  • comma rules

  • using colons, semi-colons and dashes

  • subject verb agreement 

  • parallelism 

  • appositives 

  • idioms

  • using transition words appropriately 

  • wordiness & redundancy 

  • punctuation 

  • pronouns 

  • modifiers

  • who vs whom 

  • that vs which 

  • and much more!

Dates:   June 17 -21, 2024

               July 8 -12, 2024 

Location: Carraway Center in Green Hills

Times: 

  •  9th - 12th Grade:10:30 - 12:30

Grammar for Elementary School 

We also teach a course on grammar for the elementary (3rd-7th) grade students. Please email or call the office to learn more. 

Dates:   June 17 -21, 2024

               July 8 -12, 2024 

Location: Carraway Center in Green Hills

Times: 

  •  Rising 6th - 8th Grade: 8:15 -10:15

Summer Reading Book Club

Summer Reading Book Club is designed to work with a small group of students on their summer reading assignments throughout the summer. Students will work on reading and discussing the chapters in their book in a small group. During the discussions, they will also learn the following strategies: 

Students will develop techniques for:

  • how to read actively

  • how to sustain attention while reading

  • how to identify main ideas and important details

  • how to summarize each chapter

  • how to predict, reflect, and analyze

  • how to ask questions about the reading 

  • how to write a summary of the book

Put together a group, join a class or schedule 1 on 1 sessions:

  • Pick 2-4 friends who are reading the same book to form a small group 

  • Discuss the book, learn annotation techniques and finish summer reading assignments

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