We will provide a home study make-up lesson, which involves instructional materials you and your child will access online. If you wish, your son or daughter may also make-up the missed lesson in another nearby class. To view class schedule options, please click here.
After you enroll one student, you will receive a $30 discount for each additional student you enroll. The discount applies to family members at the same mailing address.
Refund requests must be made in writing and postmarked at least ten days before the first day of class. There is a $15 processing fee per family.
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Each lesson includes independent reading and comprehension-building discussions in classic children's literature, along with advanced long-word decoding instruction and fluency training
The teacher will individually assess your child and provide you with guidance for selecting great books for the next few years.
For more detailed information, view the Program Overview section of the Program Guide.
Students reinforce what they have learned in class during four sessions of home practice. This practice consists of reading classic children’s literature, working with a comprehension-building DVD, and completing short assignments in the long-word decoding workbook. The practice is well structured and enjoyable, with easy-to-follow instructions.
For comprehensive information about homework, view the Guidance for Home Practice section of the Program Guide.
The maximum class size is twenty-two students. The class size allows for your child to receive personal attention from the teacher, while also participating in lively group discussions.
Class instruction and program materials meet the needs of a wide range of students. The teacher provides individualized support and guidance based on each student's skill level and needs. The program gives students the skills they need as well as the opportunity to practice these skills under the teacher's guidance, so every student makes substantial progress.
Parents are welcome to attend all or any part of any class with their child.