Available Reading Programs: Kiwi Crate, Tinker Crate, Sid the Science Kid, Intermediate Science, Ted Talks
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Target Group: Gr. K-2
Course Description: We partner with KiwiCo that offers exploration and experimentation through hands-on STEAM & STEM projects. Students meet once a month for 1.5 hour class over the course of 6 months. Curriculums we utilize include:
- Maker Project
- Hands-on fun to explore art, science, and engineering
- Creative Learning
- High-quality materials and kid-friendly instructions and ideas for tinkering
- Explore! Magazine
Age Group: Gr. 3-8
Description: We partner with Tinker Crate, where students gain hands-on experience with science topics. Students meet once a month for 1.5 hour class over the course of 6 months.
SID the Science Kid
Target Group: Gr. 1-2
Course Description: The best way for young learners to stay engaged is by keeping them interested in the material. This PBS series entertainingly tackles basic scientific principles and why things work the way they do. Young children improve vocabulary, listening comprehension, and scientific knowledge while having fun!
Target Group: Gr. 4-5
Course Description: Our curriculum covers a wide range of topics in life, earth, and physical science. It promotes vocabulary, challenging students to show their understanding of scientific terms. Students also increase their skills in reading comprehension, critical thinking and ability to analyze, synthesize, and elevate scientific information. Our curriculum helps students prepare for standardized tests and state exams. We also partner with Tinker Crate, where students gain hands-on experience with science topics. Students meet once a month for 1.5 hour class for 6 months.
TED Talks for Kids
Target Group: Gr. 6-8
Course Description: Students learn challenging vocabulary words, improve listening comprehension skills, and strengthen their critical thinking abilities while utilizing TED Talk videos. The curriculum encompasses a wide range of challenging topics including technology, design, science, culture, and academics. Each Talk concludes with a debate or essay on a related topic.