READING ENRICHMENT--SUMMER AND FALL 2023 (SPRING 2024-COMING SOON)
READING ENRICHMENT-- FALL 2023/SPRING & SUMMER 2023
Does your child have trouble with Reading and Reading Comprehension? Are they having difficulty reading at 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 competent 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, 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 critical 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 textbooks, your child probably realizes 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 complex texts
• Learn strategies to decode unfamiliar words
• Understand and interpret the 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 processing issue or is on the spectrum, we can tailor the programs to the individual student's needs. We have over twenty years of experience helping these students improve their skills and understand that their disorders do not limit them. We show them strategies via phonics and other tools that will help them succeed for the rest of their educational journey.
SUMMER SCHEDULE 2023
Our services are available Mondays-Wednesdays and Thursdays or Saturdays
Summer courses will be available from July 6- August 8.
One weekly workshop is $750 plus $75 for supplies & books
Two-week workshop is $1500 plus $75 for supplies & books
FALL 2023/SPRING 2024
ACADEMIC YEAR (SEPT-MAY):
FALL OR SPRING(12 SESSIONS/4 MONTHS) $1200 plus $100 for supplies & books.
SPRING BREAK CLASS AVAILABLE -$750 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 organize your lessons and notes properly? 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 practical notes in class or from a textbook. You need to understand this essential skill to keep you up. 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 crucial 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 student's study skills.
• Memorizing Important Facts
Suggestions for helping students memorize essential 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 sessions-2 days a week (1 month) or 1 class/ 1.5 hours each weekend(6 weeks).
SCHOOL YEAR COURSE(EITHER 1 MONTH OR 6 WEEKS) is
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 $650.00 plus $50 for materials.
The two-week course is $1300.00 plus $50 for materials.
No two children learn the same. At Expanding Horizons, we recognize our student's unique capabilities and talents and tailor our tutoring to maximize their learning at each stage. We can assist your student in improving their grades in a variety of subjects: math, language, reading, and the sciences. We aim to provide a comprehensive tutoring program that will enhance your student's understanding of their subjects and raise their grades.
We also provide a unique curriculum for Students with Learning Disabilities. Our program focuses on teaching students to maximize their strengths and understand how to improve on any weaknesses through learning strategies. Understanding that it is a processing difference, not an intelligence issue, 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 me a response through this website.
With over 20 years of 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 on the individual needs of the student.
I charge $75(2-HOUR MINIMUM!) on a sliding scale that is also dependent on each student's educational needs. Also, have packages:
SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULE(Sept-May)FALL OR SPRING: Eight 1-hour sessions-2 days a week (1 month) or 1 class/ 1.5 hours each weekend(10 weeks).
SCHOOL YEAR COURSE(EITHER 1 MONTH OR 8 WEEKS) is $1200 or (TEN LESSONS ONCE A WEEK) $l500