This enrichment program is for students looking for an advanced curriculum as they prepare to soar into second grade. Through differentiated instruction, teachers bring each individual learner to the next level. The focus is on increased academic and content specific vocabulary through advanced literature and informational texts while building critical thinking skills. Our young, advanced mathematicians will continue to build their skills through making connections, problem solving, reasoning, mental mathematics, and estimation on a higher level. This enrichment program also includes time each day for students to participate in fun outside activities led by the teacher and teacher's assistant. This is an all day program.
Carrie May has been teaching elementary school for more than 10 years, with 6 years of experience at American Heritage School. She earned her BA in Education from the University of Florida where she spent 3 years teaching 5th grade at UF's developmental laboratory school, PK Yonge
Stephanie Crispe graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in early childhood education. She has been at American Heritage Schools for 4 years and began her career teaching kindergarten through 2nd grades in the public school system 16 years ago. Currently, she teaches kindergarten at American Heritage Schools and was part of our second grade summer school enrichment program last summer. Her passions lie in teaching and with this incredible school that gives her an opportunity to do what she loves.
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll, and a specific teacher is not guaranteed. It is the parents’ responsibility to check with their child's school when seeking credit for a course. For online courses, the students’ cameras MUST be turned on at all times, and attendance is mandatory. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording by students during the course. Students must be age appropriate for the course, and all students must adhere to proper online etiquette. For online courses, young children must be supervised by a parent at all times.