EXPANDING HORIZONS - Company Message

 READING ENRICHMENT--SUMMER AND FALL 2015
 
READING ENRICHMENT-- FALL 2017/SPRING & SUMMER 2018
Does your child have trouble with Reading and Reading Comprehension? Are they having trouble reading on their grade level? Are they dyslexic or have another learning disability? Being able to read and comprehend the topic are crucial skills that will affect a student's future goals. 
The key to increasing Reading Comprehension is understanding how to Effective and Active Reading. Active Reading allows a student to become a more effective, focused, selective and smarter reader. This makes it easier for a student to access and understand comprehensive subjects; improving his abilities for higher future scores on future tests: STAAR, TAKS, PSAT, SAT I & II, ACT and AP tests. Let Expanding Horizons assist your student this summer with an intensive course built to improve both Reading and Reading Comprehension. 



One Week Workshop-(Elementary-High School) 4 days Mon-Thur 2/a day-SUMMER ONLY
After a diagnostic test to determine the student's strengths and areas that need improvement
Short Passage/Short Story Reading with quizzes built to ensure proper understanding of the readings
• Phonics is the relationship between letters of the written language and the sounds, or phonemes, of spoken language.
• Phonemic awareness understands that sounds work together to form words. For example, in elementary school your child will learn that putting these three sounds together--/d/, /u/ and /k/--will make the word duck. Mastering this important reading skill is a common struggle for today's young readers

• Vocabulary building and Word Knowledge

Two Week Workshop-(Elementary-High School) 10days Mon-Fri 2hrs/day-SUMMER ONLY

The above plus:

• Novel Reading- From fiction to text books, your child is probably realizing that reading assignments are more challenging in 4-6 grade, middle and high school

One Month/4 week Workshop

The above plus:
• Develop the ability to comprehend difficult texts
• Learn strategies to decode unfamiliar words
• Understand and interpret meaning of new words
• While reading, anticipate how information in a text will need to be utilized
• Learn how to analyze literature

SUMMER SCHEDULE: 3 days a week-2 hour sessions(Middle & High School only)

SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE: 2 days a/week or 1 class each weekend-2 hour sessions

STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
If your student has a learning disability, we tailor the programs to the individual students needs. We have over 10 years of experience helping learning disabled students improve their skills and understand that they are not limited by their disabilities. We show them strategies via phonics and other tools that will help them succeed.

SUMMER SCHEDULE 2017
Our services are available  MWR 
 Summer courses will be available from July 6- August 8. 

One week workshop is $325 plus $75 for supplies & books
Two week workshop is $425 plus $75 for supplies & books

FALL 2017/SPRING 2018
ACADEMIC YEAR (SEPT-MAY):
 FALL OR SPRING(12 SESSIONS/4 MONTHS) $700 plus $100 for supplies & books.

SPRING BREAK CLASS AVAILABLE -$325 plus $75 for supplies & books

STUDY AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
Is your student performing at their potential? Does your student bring home the grades that reflect his/her abilities? Not knowing how(organization) and what to study(focus) is the biggest pitfall to performing on exams:
Do you understand how to properly organize your lessons and notes? Do you find it easy to study? One of the biggest problems encountered is the knowledge of how to study. There are test-taking tips, time-management advice, homework help, help with reading textbooks and memorization, and much more. Better study skills lead to better test-taking skills, and of course, better grades! Your students will be proud of all they can accomplish when they are given the ability to study efficiently and successfully, and their report cards will reflect this change.

Our Study & Organizational Skills Workshop Includes:

  • Taking Notes
Instructions for taking effective notes in class or from a textbook. Not understanding this VERY important skill can keep you far behind, your class notes are paramount to your success in a course.
  • Writing Reports & Research Papers
Help your students to become effective writers by using our lessons on key vocabulary, paper guidelines, outlining, bibliographies, and other writing essentials.
  • Reading Textbooks
Tips for reading and retaining information from textbooks.

  • Improving Your Study Skills
No fail tips for improving students' study skills.

  • Memorizing Important Facts
Suggestions for helping students memorize important facts.

  • Time Management Tips for Students (Grades 6-12)
Helping students with managing his or her time effectively.

  • Top 10 Test-Taking Tips for Students
These tips will help students to perform at their best levels during testing situations.

  • 6 Steps to Effective and Active Reading
           These steps help a student improve his Reading and Reading Comprehension


SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE(Sept-May)FALL OR SPRING: Eight 1 hour and half hour sessions-2 days a/week(1 month) or 1 class/2 hours each weekend(6 weeks).

SUMMER SCHEDULE(JULY 6TH- AUGUST 8TH): 
One week Workshop- 2 hours a day/5 days or 
Two week Workshop.: 3 days a week-2 hour sessions(Junior High & High School only)

The One week course is $400.00 plus $50 for materials.
The Two week course is $600.00 plus $50 for materials.

TUTORING-ALL SUBJECTS:
No two children learn the same. At Expanding Horizons, we recognize the unique capabilities and talents of our students and tailor our tutoring to maximize their learning at each stage. We can assist your student to improve their grades in a variety of subjects: math, language, reading and the sciences. We aim to provide a comprehensive tutoring program that will improve your student's understanding of their subjects and raise their grades.
We also provide a special curriculum for Students with Learning Disabilities. Our program focuses on teaching students to maximize their strengths and understand how to improve on any weakness's through learning strategies. Understanding that it is a processing difference, not an intelligence issues is fundamental to improving learning, understanding and confidence. I can be reached to set up an appointment at(210)363-3759 or you can email a response to me via this website.

 With over 12 years experience working with High School, College, and Law students. I have worked with Home School Students and Main lined Public/Private school students. We can use the school's lesson plans or create a lesson plan based upon the individual needs of the student.
I charge $25-45/hr on a sliding scale that is also dependent on each student's educational needs. Also have packages.






FALL OR SPRING SEMESTER READING ENRICHMENT WORKSHOP
12 LESSONS plus $100 materials fee
Price: $800.00
ONE WEEK READING WORKSHOP
SUMMER ENRICHMENT plus $50 materials
Price: $400.00
TWO WEEK READING WORKSHOP
SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM plus $50 materials fee
Price: $575.00
ONE WEEK STUDY AND ORGANIZATIONAL- SKILLS WORKSHOP
One Wee plus $50 materials fee
Price: $450.00
TWO WEEK STUDY SKILLS PROGRAM
TWO WEEK STUDY SKILLS COURSE plus $50 materials
Price: $650.00
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