After-School Program Engaged Summer Session 008

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Today we’ll discuss a summer program and the importance of these eight weeks of “lazy” summer vacation days. This is the time period where children are most likely to lose some of their new skills from the past school year. The thought of summer tutoring for children on the spectrum or those with ADHD or Dyslexia in my opinion is very crucial. Because of this, I decided to dedicate a complete blog post  to the importance and logistics of creating a summer program.summer tutoring session

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After-School Program Adapted PE 007

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You might ask why I’m discussing Adapted Physical Education in a series covering after-school tutoring!  Well, I’ll give you straight away my belief statement : “Planned movement or activity with a purpose is one of the most powerful tools a teacher or tutor has to accomplish their academic goals” Read More »

After-School Program Educational Apps 004

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After-School Program Apps 004  is all about educational iPad and Android apps. I also include a video presentation of one of the apps used in our learning center. The easy instructions within this presentation can be found on this blog page or on my old YouTube channel  named “Dogs Help Kids” . Please let me know what you think.  I’d love to hear  your feedback!

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After-School Program Requirements 003

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First off today, I’m going to take a minute to encourage you. The previous blog journal #002 was foundational and it requires your involvement over a period of time. Ok, this time period is really a win-win setup for you. While you are volunteering within the school tutoring one-on-one, you are gaining understanding of the children’s needs and you’re building friendships. Your extra daytime (or nighttime) hours are also productive working on the details of building your after-school program. There are a BUNCH of steps to be accomplished, so you need this period of time while you are tutoring within the school to put every program “block” in its place.
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