Students who are working below grade level entering Second Grade will benefit greatly from this curriculum designed to give individual attention to each student. Basic skills of language arts, reading, and math are reinforced using a variety of teaching techniques and materials tailored to each student’s skill level. Executive functioning is incorporated into the daily syllabus, including study skills, organization, and problem solving.
Melissa Parham is a graduate of American Heritage School who now teaches 2nd grade. She has taught lower school P.E. and Science Lab as well as coached the Varsity girls soccer team. She currently holds an MBA, is certified in Elementary Education K-6, and has been working on her certification in Barton Reading and Spelling (a structured literacy program that is Orton-Gillingham influenced). She enjoys working with her own school-aged children who are both dyslexic
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll. A specific teacher is not guaranteed. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording. Students must be age appropriate for the course. Young children must be supervised by a parent at all times. It is the parent’s responsibility to check with their child’s school when seeking credit for a course.