Summer Programs

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TUTORING IN ALL SUBJECTS FOR SUMMER SCHOOL & ONLINE COURSES

Scottsdale Education Center offers tutoring and academic support in all subject areas includ-ing: Math (all levels), Science (all levels), Foreign Language (Spanish, French & Latin), Language Arts/ Writing/Reading (all styles), and Social Studies (all levels).

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STUDY SKILLS AND LEARNING STYLES

Free Study Skills and Learning Styles Assessment. Get prepared for next year with a study skills building program…..4 hours for $180. Without the pressure from homework and testing, summer is a great time to build study and test taking skills. (Also offered the end of this school year.) Get organized, learn new ways to remember information, learn how to prepare for and take tests, and the art of note taking. Extremely popular summer program that is individualized to your skill needs. Call to schedule.


GETTING READY TO SUCCEED IN HIGH SCHOOL


12 hours of class instruction. SIxth year for this highly successful class that prepares 8th and 9th graders for the rigors of high school. Topics covered include: 

  • The 12 ways to Succeed

  • Study Skills and Learning Style Assessment

  • The High School Essay

  • Resources and Getting Involved

  • Researching and Web sites

  • Organization tips

  • Speed Reading

  • Vocabulary

  • Standardized testing: ACT/AP/ PSAT/SAT/SATSubject Tests

  • Note Taking

  • Test Preparation

  • The School Calendar

  • Self-Awareness

  • Session 1: June 15 - 18, 1pm to 4pm
  • Session 2: July 13 - 16, 9am to Noon
  • Session 3: July 27 - 30, 1pm to 4pm

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MATH, READING AND WRITING PROGRAMS

After assessing current needs with a state aligned online diagnostic program and grade level writing prompts, we can put together a customized learning program to help your student retain math, reading and/or writing skills during the school year and throughout the summer. We can fill old “holes” that may have developed over time or enrich concepts learned to help them hit the ground running in the fall of 2015.


MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER CAMPS

For students entering 6th, 7th and 8th grades– 3 different class options. Combine the following to create full day camps: 

Session 1: June 8 - 18; 9am to 3pm (All Camps Offered)

Session 2: July 6 - 16; 9am to 3pm (All Camps Offered)


SUMMER TEST PREP

Prepare for SAT/ ACT/ PSAT/ SAT SUBJECT/ HSPT/ AP Tests, without pressure from school grades. Summer is a great time to really focus on standardized testing skills for those all important college admissions, college scholarship, high school graduation and private high school admissions tests. Our highly popular test preparation classes that have been in existence for 11 years have helped students improve their scores in all areas. Jeff, Josh, Marian and Allison are all available this summer to help up your scores. All of these tutors teach classes specializing in one of these test areas.

  • PSAT  Pre SAT Comprehensive Review Class
Be the first to learn the format of the NEW PSAT test.  A new class offered this summer designed to introduce your student to the NEW PSAT test debuting this fall.  This class will develop the skills to help students learn and master the new critical reading, writing, and math sections.  Perfect for any student entering the 10th & 11th Grade and taking the PSAT.  
Session 1: June 22 to June 25 Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 12 PM
Session 2: July 20 to July 23 Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 12 PM

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SUMMER PACKET HELP

IB, Honors, and AP High School classes often require that students complete summer reading and assignment packets prior to class attendance in the Fall. SEC can assist with packet completion. Summer hours are 9am-4pm Monday through Thursday Starting May 26th.


HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST (HSPT) REVIEW

This class is designed to introduce your student to the HSPT they will be taking in January of their 8th grade year. Students will learn the content and strategies for: verbal skills, mathematics, reading comprehension, quantitative skills and language. Students will work to increase speed, accuracy, and comprehension skills.

Session Dates: July 27 to July 30: Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 12 PM

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PRE-ALGEBRA COURSE

This course provides a way for an increased number of qualified students to successfully master pre-Algebra concepts by the end of the 7th grade and complete Algebra 1 by the end of 8th Grade. Enroll now to keep your child eligible for high school and post high school opportunities when they start to compete for honors and awards, college admissions and scholarships.

  • SESSION 1: JUNE 8-25 9am-1pm

  • SESSION 2: JULY 6-23 9am-1pm

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ACADEMIC DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENTS

Math and reading grade level assessment, writing assessments, Study Skills/Learning Styles, COOP/HSPT, (the private high school entrance exam) Assessment and special needs screening.


COLLEGE APPLICATION AND PLANNING - COLLEGE COACHING

If you are an upcoming Junior or Senior in high school, you need to have a plan for your college application process. SEC offers affordable, high quality college coaching that has helped students get into not only in-state universities, but also Harvard, Yale, Stanford, USC, Columbia, Purdue, George Washington University, UC Berkley, UCLA, Pepperdine, University of Oregon, Chapman, etc. Summer is the time to get your plan in place for choosing a school, application building, essay writing, letters of recommendation, transcript reviewing, timeline formulation and much more

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