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About PartnerWithLegacy

 

PartnerwithLegacy was founded in 2008 with the mission of helping to make schools places of purpose and passion. We achieve that by helping teachers form deeper relationships with students, their academic subject area, and their pedagogical knowledge. Why relationships? We want educators to see their role as partners with parents because parents are their child’s best advocates. Our model improves academic and social outcomes for students using our custom curriculum guides like our legacy math notebooks. Our Tutors are Instructional Specialists who take their role in developing professional relationships and helping students build skills seriously. We are experts at making online learning hands-on learning.

 

 

Online Back to Basics Summer School Academy

Grades 3-12

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

Why Back to Basics? 

 

Parents working from home and managing student learning was a challenge for both parents and students. Students suffered from learning loss outside the classroom.  

Parents: do not let your child fall behind academically.

Help get your child ready to go back to school in the fall.

Help your child get over their anxieties and fears of math and writing.

Help your child write with confidence and craft their voice. 

 

Back to Basics Online Math Academy  

 

Taught by experienced and well-trained instructional specialists committed to serving as mentors to your child.  

Utilize our Legacy Math Notebook to take structured notes and deepen their critical thinking skills. 

Master number sense and basics algebra bridging a gap that helps them succeed in more advanced math courses. 

Manipulate fractions and understand them in real world contexts. 

Tackle word problems through problem probing. 

Learn problem-solving strategies and how to apply them. 

Build confidence and voice in mathematics. 

Give praise and constructive feedback to peers. 

Get over anxiety and frustrations of working with mathematics. 

Develop a roadmap for success.

Celebrate their accomplishments and publish their work. 

 

 

 

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Back to Basics Online Writing Academy  

 

Taught by experienced and well-trained instructional specialists committed to serving as mentors to your child. 

Classes and instruction tailored for students grades 3-12. 

Students build research and fact-checking skills to develop a thesis and write a well-developed essay. 

Learn the writing process. 

Develop voice and confidence as a writer and critical thinker. 

Use primary and secondary sources. 

Give praise and constructive feedback to peers. 

Celebrate their accomplishments and publish their work. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Financial Literacy? 

 

Debt is overwhelming. Young people have to manage loans, credit cards, and personal finances but school curriculums fail to address financial literacy. 

This camp will help them build the skills they need for the future. 

What exactly is a Bitcoin? Cryptocurrency? It is real money? 

Help students face their anxieties about money and finances. 

 

 

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Financial Literacy: I Am Satoshi Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Online Academy 

 


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Taught by certified and experienced financial experts who know and love the financial industry. Instructors are committed to getting to know and guide your child. 

Explore careers and entrepreneurial opportunities in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency 

Develop a core understanding of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency 

Develop voice and confidence in a complex subject matter 

Engaging and intentional curriculum that develops habits of mind: questioning, reflecting, analyzing, developing academic vocabulary, and justifying thinking. 

Hone the mindset of an investor, developer, miner, and trader.

Develop a Roadmap for Success. 

 

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About Our Team

 

Dr. Selma K. Bartholomew “ Dr. B.” • President/Owner 


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As President of PWL, she is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and strong partnerships. She works to ensure that all products and services are professional, efficiently developed, and represent Legacy Pathways’ Core Values and Guiding Principles. Dr. B. has more than 20 years of solid experience as an educator and leader.  As a parent, she understands the importance of being able to provide enrichment opportunities for children that extend beyond the classroom which help them to find their passion. 


Kathleen Ermitage • Editorial and Curriculum Director  

 

 

Ermitage has over 15 years of experience managing the development of educational print programs and multimedia products. Her content expertise includes English Language Arts, Social Studies and Mathematics. Kathleen’s publications have earned her national recognition for products such as the “Government in America” college textbook series.

 

Barbara Fields • Program Leader 


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Barbara Fields has worked with Legacy Pathways for 12 years and ensures that content and pedagogy reflects NYS Standards and Benchmarks. Fields has more than 30 years of experience in the classroom as a math teacher, working with teachers of various experience levels, she helps them to realize their full potential as math educators. Fields has also worked with Hunter College’s Mathematics Center for Learning and Teaching and the United Federation of Teachers.  At the UFT, she helped provide hands-on workshops designed to increase the participants’ content knowledge of mathematics and help teachers and school leaders make math content accessible to all. 



Meet Daxie • Team Mascot 

Daxie is one human year old which mean she is fourteen dog years. She loves running in the sun and begging for her favorite treats. She’s excited to see you and hang out with you online. 







 

 


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PartnerwithLegacy was founded in 2008. Our model improves academic and social outcomes for students using our custom curriculum guides. Our tutors are instructional specialists who take their role in developing professional relationships and helping students build skills seriously. We are experts at making online learning hands-on learning.