Available Reading Programs: Iris Speed Reading, Book Club, Quadrupled
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Iris Speed Reading
Target Group: Ages 8+
Course Description: We partner with Iris Speed Reading Program, where students learn speed reading and memorization techniques through comprehensive guided online courses. Students increase reading speed, improve comprehension and recall, become a more efficient reader, and learn how to approach technical material and analytical reading more effectively.
On average, we offer 4 Iris Speed Reading workshops per year. In addition to the workshop, students gains access to an online course that reinforces the materials and skills learned in class.
Target Group: Gr. 1-8
Course Description: Our book clubs offer students the opportunity to read and discuss fun and academic books in a group setting. Through group discussion and workbooks, students gain a deeper appreciation for reading. Our book club runs year-long and we offer variety of books including Martha on the Case, Dinosaurs Before Dark, Trumpet of the Swan, Hatchet, and The House of the Scorpion.
Target Group: Gr. 1-2
Course Description: Young children improve their vocabulary, grammar, speaking, and listening comprehension skills in a fun way by utilizing two PBS educational television shows:
-Little Einsteins focuses on art and music appreciation by integrating famous or culturally significant art works.
-Berenstain Bears focuses on the same moral messages and lessons, such as gratitude and responsibility, based on the books.