Summer Tutoring in Houston
4-Week Educational Enrichment Camps in Houston
When you think of summer tutoring in Houston, the first things that come to mind may be swimming, travel, and camps but have you thought about making sure your child doesn’t lose the skills they have acquired during the school year? Summer tutoring at Suprex Learning of Houston is here to make sure that your child’s skills remain sharp even during the summer months. It is easy for a child’s skills to lapse during their summer break and many teachers end up spending the first few weeks or even months of the new school year re-teaching old information! Make sure that your child doesn’t fall victim to that summer skill loss and keep their skills sharp with the Suprex Learning Summer Program.
Overview of our Summer Tutoring Program
Help your child stay ahead for the coming school year and battle skill loss!
We offer a 4-week program for parents who want to make sure their children are mentally engaged during the summer. With our program, your child will have the option of a full or half day of enrichment. Don’t worry about your child suffering a loss of skills during the summer and instead see just how much your child can learn during 4 weeks with us. Our summer tutoring program features morning and afternoon sessions consisting of reading, writing, math and science. Your child will be able to engage in reading discussions, creative writing, science labs, interactive science experiments, and fun games meant to facilitate learning. We utilize a two-part system to improve your child’s skills. We make sure to cover material from the previous school while including information to prepare them for the upcoming school year.
Our summer program consists to 2 summer sessions: Semester I and Semester II. Both semesters will have the same content, so feel free to choose the semester that fits into your family’s summer schedule.
Reading and Writing Summer Tutoring
Morning sessions will focus on Reading and Writing. During these sessions we are focused on helping your student develop the core skills needed to properly comprehend and analyze reading materials. We are committed to promoting independent and critical thinking through various activities designed to help stimulate your child’s curiosity and desire for learning which include but are not limited to group discussion, memory training and creative writing. Through this system, our students can gain additional perspective and recognize the difference in experiences between people regarding the same events. Outside exposure to different experiences through literature allows your child to develop empathy as well as improve their critical thinking. It can be hard to get a child in ‘summer mode’ to commit to reading and writing during the summer months. During our summer tutoring program, your child will have fun and reflective writing activities, learn reading comprehension strategies from books on the Fort Bend I.S.D summer reading list.
Math and Science Summer Tutoring
No child wants to spend the summer doing rote math problems to improve their skills. With our summer tutoring program your child will take part in fun brain teasers to test and improve their math skills. Our afternoon sessions are geared towards Math and Science skill development. We use board games and other fun activities to stimulate your child’s interests and teach them the core mathematics concepts related to playing some of their favorite games. While playing Monopoly, your child is strengthening their math skills while considering strategy, “If you roll a 5 the first time, what number do you need on the next roll to get to the 12th spot and pass go?”. Or they may need to consider probability”What is the probability that you will get a 6 on this roll and a 3 on the next?”. By thinking of the world around them through the lens of mathematics, your child will be acquiring the keys to future success in the classroom.
Your child will learn how math and science are used in various professions and they will be able to apply the skills learned through fun games like Uno, Twister and Monopoly. While in our science sessions, your child will be able to apply concepts through hands-on instruction. We provide science lab options with all the required and necessary lab safety. You child will make borax crystals, grow their own plants and worth with density tubes, all in a fun and engaging way. Your child will be able to see with their own eyes what science is about through our enrichment program and how what they learn is applied to real life.
Small Group Environment
The students in our summer program will be broken up into academic groups of no more than 4 students per group. Your child’s imagination will be stimulate and developed as they are focused on learning about the different major genres in writing:
- Journals and Letters
Your student will learn how to develop the social skills to properly engage and continue discussion in a group setting on assigned reading topics.
Quality Summer Tutoring at a reasonable price
Some full day summer programs can cost as much as $500 a week, but with Suprex Learning Center you get quality educational enrichment at a reasonable cost. We want to make sure that your child’s time with us is put to good use. Fun and functional, our program integrates critical thinking practice with fun, hands-on application of learned concepts. Your child will come home each day ready to share the new skill they acquired with us and you’ll have the peace of mind knowing that they are being engaged during the summer. Tuition includes all necessary books and materials with the addition of complimentary snacks. It is suggest that students bring a lunch to eat during their break time. There is also an option for extended care till 6pm as needed.
What does our Summer Tutoring Enrichment Program look like?
|Summer Session Morning:
Reading and Writing
|9:00-9:15am||Improve decoding skills
Improve reading inflection, rate and rhythm
|Diction and Copy (NILD Educational Therapy Technique)|
|9:15-9:30am||Increase awareness of current events||Current events: Videos (PBS, Discovery Education)|
|9:30-10:00||Translate critical thinking process on paper||Reflective writing (based on video) or draw visual representation
Discussion on video
|10:00-10:25am||Be able to make predictions
Visualize through spatial relationships
|Reading comprehension strategies|
|10:25am-10:45am||Independent Reading||Novels (including age appropriate selections from Summer Reading lists in the Houston area)|
|10:45am-11:15am||Be able to analyze reading||Reading discussion|
|11:15-11:45am||Be able to display comprehension through writing
Build thinking maps to develop cognitive skills
|Creative writing (Ex: Which character in your novel represents you best, or which character do you feel most connected to?|
|11:45-12:00pm||Develop visual imagery
Increase auditory attention
Develop Strategic thinking
|Memory training exercises|
|Summer Session Afternoon:
Math and Science
|12:30-12:45pm||Math enrichment||Brain Teasers
Ex: “I am an odd number but if I subtract one letter I am even. What number am I?”
|12:45-1:00pm||How do you use math and science on a job or in daily life?||Math and Science Career Videos
Grocery Store: Man good recipes require the cook to purchase items at the grocery store. Smart shoppers understand unite pricing, estimation and computation, economics, multiplication and the various methods use for pay for purchases.
|1:00-1:45pm||Interactive math through playing adaptive versions of Monopoly, Uno, Twister and Hop Scotch||Monopoly Math, Uno, Twister (arithmetic, multiplication, factors, probability, economics and prime numbers)|
|1:45-2:00pm||Apply concepts learned from games||Math concepts related to Monopoly, Uno, Twister (Arithmetic, money and Algebra)
Ex: “If you roll a 5 the 1st time, what number do you need on the next roll to get to the 12th spot?”
|2:00-2:30pm||Hands on application||Science lab options with a focus on lab safety
Make Borax Crystal
Botany: Grow a plant
|2:30-3:00pm||Review concepts learned||Science lab reflection|
|3:00-3:30pm||Energy in our world
Planets and astronomy
|Earth and Space Science|
Why choose Suprex Learning Center Houston’s Summer Tutoring Program?
We offer programs for students who desire to get ahead for the coming year, as well as programs for students who may need extra help. No matter what your student’s needs are, Suprex Learning Center has the right program for them. The specially trained tutors at Suprex Learning Center are here for all of your summer tutoring needs. We only hire the best tutors in Houston to make sure that your child gets the best tutoring available. All of our tutors have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years tutoring experience and many of our tutors are certified teachers. It is important that your child receives the best instruction available and Suprex Learning Center Houston is committed to making sure that happens. Our Houston, Texas based summer program believes that individualized, focused attention allows for more student development and better learning. By making sure that no student group has more than 4 students, your child is able to get the kind of personal attention that is often lacking form other summer programs. As a special promotion, if you refer a friend you both will receive $50 off tuition! Simply mention the promotion when registering.
What kind of outcomes can I expect from your enrichment program?
At Suprex Learning Center Houston, our average student is able to experience at least one letter grade improvement in as little as 3 weeks. By taking part in our 4 week summer tutoring program, your child will be able to take advantage of our expertise and stave off the traditional summer skill loss and possibly even get ahead for the upcoming school year.
Your summers are valuable, make sure you invest your time in things that will last.
We know that during the summer you have many options on how to spend your time and your money. By choosing the Summer Tutoring Program at Suprex Learning Center Houston, you are investing in your child’s success. Your child won’t spend their time idle, nor will the time spent with us feel like a chore. By choosing our enrichment program you and your child will both be satisfied with the time spent. Your child will be able to improve their academic skills through or program and also improve their social skills through interaction with other students their age. The 4 weeks your child spends in the Summer Tutoring Program at Suprex Learning Center Houston are a worthwhile investment in your child’s future and an excellent way to keep them occupied during the summer months.