2019 Academic Offerings
for Grades 9-11 (July 22 - August 2)
Our academic program for students entering grades 9-11 encompasses three separate classes: Math Workshop, Executive Function, and Writing Strategies. Classes are offered from 8:45am-10:15am, 10:30am-12:00pm, and 12:30pm-2:00pm for two weeks.
Students have the flexibility to apply for 1, 2, or all 3 classes.
Those who are enrolled in multiple classes will have a lunch period from 12:00-12:30pm.
Students must bring their own lunch.
This class will take an interactive approach to learning or refining mathematical concepts. Pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry concepts will be covered using meta-cognitive strategies, reinforcement and corrective feedback, and self-monitoring. Students will learn and practice through direct, multi-sensory instruction at their own level and pace. Specific topics may include order of operations, fractions, decimals, proportions, integers, graphing equations, and word problems.
This interactive class orients students to vital elements of learning and provides strategies designed to improve executive function. Students will complete a learning assessment not only to determine their specific needs and strengths, but also to help them better understand how to maximize their learning. Students will use both low and high technological tools to practice methods of note-taking, learn strategies to enhance comprehension through active reading and summary writing, and explore various approaches for organizing materials and time management. Students will also have the opportunity to learn and use assistive technology to support reading and writing.
This class provides students with the foundational skills needed to be successful in producing written compositions across various content areas. Emphasis will be placed on helping students organize their thoughts and translating those thoughts into clear written communication. Specific strategies to aid in the prewriting, outlining, revising, and other stages of the writing process will be implemented using a sequential and individualized approach. Students will also have the opportunity to learn and use assistive technology for writing support.