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We've rounded up a bunch of STEM (nay, STEAM!) programs for kids in the NYC area, including classes and camps with a science and math bent, fun family outings that immerse kids in STEM concepts, and some expert advice for parents thrown in for good measure.
The Art Farm in the City, an animal-based education center for children in Manhattan, recently began two new programs: a home-school enrichment class and an after-school animal care program.
JEI Learning Center, an academic enrichment center for kids, recently opened a Floral Park location in Glen Oaks, Queens. The center offers English, math, reading, writing, and problem solving tutoring to help children in the subject that they are struggling with in school.
8andUp is a group of business professionals who are committed to teaching children about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship classes offered for kids teach children about building businesses and web coding.
Evolution Enrichment Center, a day care and after-school center, recently opened on the Lower East Side. The center aims to offer innovative and exciting enrichment classes to help kids build the foundations needed for future success, including gymnastics, art, martial arts, and theater arts.
CCB School of Westchester, an academic enrichment center in Hartsdale, plans to offer summer academic prep programs for children in first through eighth grades that are aligned with the Common Core.
Lil' Builders, a Lego building studio for kids in Smithtown, offers Lego birthday parties, Lego after-school classes for kids, and Lego classes for children with special needs.
Sweet Jenny’s Book Club for girls inspires a love of reading in girls ages 7-11. The Upper East Side book club is meant to act as a reading enrichment program that picks up where school leaves off.
UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2014: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.
SciTech Kids, which offers after-school STEM programing for children in Manhattan, has extended its curriculum to offer more engineering-based classes. The classes for ages 3-12 cover themes including air and water, art and design, electronics, robots, and the human body. SciTech Kids also offers science birthday parties.
JEI Learning Center's new Bensonhurst location offers academic enrichment for students in pre-K through ninth grades. JEI also offers Gifted and Talented exam prep and private tutoring.
UPDATED JULY 2014: Help your child succeed in all school subjects with extra academic enrichment programs, tutors, after-school programs and homework help sessions throughout Long Island, from Nassau County including Oyster Bay, Glen Cove, Long Beach, and North Hempstead, to Suffolk County including Babylon, Islip, Huntington, and Smithtown.
UPDATED JULY 2014: From the Upper East Side and Upper West Side to Midtown Manhattan and the East and West Village and Tribeca neighborhoods, find a private or public school or preschool for your child. Also search for private tutors to help your student with homework, foreign language classes, and other school subjects that will help your child excel in school.
UPDATED JULY 2014: Find private tutors for math, English, and academic and math centers, and foreign language programs, and after-school homework help for kids in Fairfield County, Connecticut, including Norwalk, Stamford, Danbury, and Bridgeport.
UPDATED JULY 2014: A guide to private tutors, academic enrichment centers, and language programs in Queens, New York, including Astoria, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Far Rockaway, Flushing, and Elmhurst, to help your students do better in school with extra homework help and after-school programs.
Kumon Math and Reading Center of Kew Gardens, an academic enrichment center, recently opened in Forest Hills. The center offers help for students who are struggling in school or for students who want to get ahead in school.
We asked Veronica Verdino, director of FasTracKids in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn how we can keep kids engaged in learning through the summer months, and how the gradual separation teaching style at FasTracKids can help enrich children academically.
Eye Level recently opened a location in New Rochelle, offering English and math academic enrichment to children ages 3-16. Classes are based on each child’s needs to ensure they are building confidence in each subject. The New Rochelle location also offers Early Eye Level Program for children ages 3-4, as well as summer camps.
JEI Learning Center has opened a new location in Bayside-Auburndale. The academic enrichment center for queens children provides small classroom learning while preparing students for more traditional school setting.
Does your child need extra homework help? Find tutors, classes, and educational programs for your kids in Suffolk County on Long Island, including Babylon, Islip, Huntington, and Smithtown, that are available on the weekends or after school to help your kids with math, writing, English, and other enrichment programs to make your kids a success in school.
According to the United States Census Bureau, 52 percent of children ages 12-17 consider themselves "highly engaged" in school. This means the other half may need a little extra push when it comes to achieving academic success. Does your child need additional support to achieve success on standardized testing and in the classroom?
FasTracKids, an early childhood education enrichment program founded in 1997, has 365 locations in 49 countries. JEI is an academic enrichment program that aligns with state curriculum. The new FasTracKids/JEI center in Bellmore officially opened on Jan. 15.
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Summer school can boost your child's grades and create confidence going into the next school year. Here are tips on how to cure the summer school blues and help make it a success instead.
The PPORA Method is a tool devised to improve reading comprehension and study skills. The acronym stands for Preview, Post-it, Organize, Review, and Answer. Read on for how the system can help your child.