Hope the transition to some in person learning has gone smoothly. We know this summer students may need to review, relearn or just need additional help to retain what they have learned. If you need any support, we have credentialed teachers/experienced tutors that offer online as well as in person tutoring using safety precautions in all subject for all grade levels as well as test/finals prep. Below are some of the amazing summer opportunities. Since many students have suffered during distance learning with a whole class, we can absolutely catch them up and review as well as preview new material for the upcoming or past year. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions you have and we will certainly try to accommodate your requests. Wishing you and your family a safe and healthy summer.
Ivie and the Beach Cities Tutoring Teamhttp://www.beachcitiestutoring.com
Book Clubs and Reading Comprehension Workshops Many middle and high school students are asked to read summer novels. Beach Cities Tutoring can help lead interactive reading groups and help students highlight important information, analyze key concepts and help with annotation for future writing assignments. For elementary students, we offer reading workshops that will help your child improve their active reading comprehension and vocabulary strategies. This is crucial in ensuring they succeed in all academic subjects. Especially with the Common Core curriculum, reading and writing are heavily intertwined in all subject areas, including Science and Math. We can also assess your child’s current reading level for an additional cost. We also offer facilitated fun book clubs for elementary students to discuss and talk about literature.
Math- Remedial/Advanced/ and Prep for upcoming School yearIf you need help in almost all levels of Math K-12, we can help you with reviewing past material, advancing your child or preparing for the upcoming school year. We have credentialed teachers and very experienced math tutors.
Summer Writer’s Workshop Private or Small Group Classes
Struggling in writing??? Difficulty organizing your thoughts? Agonizing over grammar mistakes?
Beach Cities Tutoring offers summer writing workshops to help students with all aspects of Common Core Writing. Writing workshops will address the following topics, are lead by credentialed teachers and tailored by grade level. Writing workshops can be conducted one on one or with small groups if you have friends that are in the same grade level.
* Reading/analyzing text
* Brainstorming and organizing ideas using graphic organizers
* Writing structure (creating engaging hooks, writing topic/claim, evidence, elaboration, conclusions)
* Editing and Revision of essays
* Expository, Persuasive, and Narrative writing
Reading Classes (Grades K-4)
Beach Cities Tutoring is offering Intensive Summer Reading intervention
Summer is the perfect time for Test Prep. If your child is going into 10th, 11th or 12th grade, summer test prep can greatly improve a student’s comfort level and test scores. We will recommend the best test prep books and teach students general and specific test taking strategies as well as target specific concepts that they are struggling with in the comfort of your own home. Students will take practice tests on their own time so the time with the tutor can be used most effectively. Don’t wait! Inquire about SAT and ACT prep now. Preferred tutors will fill up quickly. For the ISEE, we have tutors who specialize in all levels (Lower, Middle and Upper Level ISEE).
Summer Spanish Workshops!
We offer Spanish tutoring for all levels including those 4 years old through university level. Our native speakers make learning Spanish fun and ensure your child will be able to read, write and speak. Most 4 year universities require 3-4 years of a foreign language and being able to speak Spanish will also make your child/teen more competitive in a highly competitive job market. You do not need to be enrolled in a Spanish class but we do also tutor students who are taking summer school or need help reviewing past year material.
Computer Science ClassThinking about majoring in Computer Science? Want to be introduced to coding? Beach Cities Tutoring is offering a summer workshop introducing students to these topics! Students will gain experience in coding with the popular beginners’ tool: Scratch. More importantly, students will learn to approach and understand problems like computer scientists. Students will be exposed to a few famous and simple to understand algorithms,and practice writing a few of their own all while learning about the process of doing so. Computer Science goes much, much deeper than writing code, and an introduction to its topics and processes is paramount to success in the classroom. Beach Cities Tutoring also offers tutoring in C++,Java, AP Java, data structures, algorithms, and discrete math. Beach Cities Tutoring also offers tutoring in C++,Java, AP Java, data structures, algorithms, and discrete math.
Have a pre-schooler entering Kindergarten??? We can help prepare your child with the skills necessary to succeed in Kindergarten. We have preschool teachers and credentialed teachers on staff who will develop a program that will include the teaching of letter recognition, beginning sounds, number recognition, counting, cutting, reading readiness skills, shapes, colors and fine motor skills. Activities and learning games will be short and fun to keep youngsters engaged and excited about learning!
Middle School Study Skills
Worried that your student doesn’t have the study skills to survive in middle school! No fear! We offer programs to teach students organization and study skills that will help them in all of their academic classes and life including time management, goal setting, study techniques, note-taking, binder/planner organization, and more.
Summer Screenwriting Class
Private or Small Group Classes
Love movies? Want to learn how to actually write a screenplay? Beach Cities Tutoring is offering an introductory course on screenwriting this summer. Students will learn the fundamentals of screenwriting structure and formatting, how to create compelling characters, how to craft believable dialogue, and how to generate great ideas in the first place. By the end of the course, students will complete a short script and learn the business of how to pitch and sell that script. This course is available one-on-one or in small groups and is led by a professional screenwriter.
This class will cover:
* Screenplay Structure & Formatting
* Character Development
* Crafting Strong Dialogue
* How to Pitch and Sell a Project
Computer Science ClassThinking about majoring in Computer Science? Want to be introduced to coding? Beach Cities Tutoring is offering a summer workshop introducing students to these topics! Students will gain experience in coding with the popular beginners’ tool: Scratch. More importantly, students will learn to approach and understand problems like computer scientists. Students will be exposed to a few famous and simple to understand algorithms,and practice writing a few of their own all while learning about the process of doing so. Computer Science goes much, much deeper than writing code, and an introduction to its topics and processes is paramount to success in the classroom.