Our workshops reinforce and support students in relevant topics throughout the year. Whether it’s our ACT Prep Workshops during the school year or our Summer Workshops during summer break, we are prepared to help your student with their current academic focus. 

Each of our qualified instructors takes students through a detailed curriculum providing academic coaching and instruction that will take each student to the next level.  

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ACT Workshops

ti-84 calculator act prep workshop

Unleash the full potential of your TI-84 Plus, CE, or CE color graphing calculator! Many students are unaware of the full range of calculator features available to make math, science, and ACT calculations a breeze. The Learning Team will equip students with this new superpower as they teach helpful features and additional resources for the students’ calculators. Students must bring their own calculator.

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Topics:

  • Helpful basics
  • Hidden menus
  • Graphing polynomial and transcendental functions
  • Using graphed functions for other calculations
  • Techniques for checking answers
  • Calculus features
  • Storing variables and basic programming
  • Programs for use on the ACT

Resources:
TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator for Dummies, 2nd Ed.
Fee:

$100 for Single Session

$270 for TI-84 Calculator Workshop, Math Workshop, and Science Workshop

Dates:

December 4, 2021

February 5, 2022

March 26, 2022

July 9, 2022

Time:

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.


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math act prep workshopWho should take this?

  • A student hoping to refresh their skills and focus on how to master the first 30 questions on the test
  • Students currently scoring below a 28
  • Students looking to master the easy and medium level difficulty problems on the test
  • Students interested in the most important STRATEGIES for handling all types of problems

Topics Covered:

  • Taking control of the clock
  • Process of elimination
  • Back-solving Plugging in “test” numbers
  • Drawing and labeling
  • Identifying the essential question and avoiding traps
  • When to use the calculator
  • What should you write on the test to work through a problem, and when should you use mental math
  • Guessing as the most important strategy to save time

Fee:

$100 for Single Session

$270 for TI-84 Calculator Workshop, Math Workshop, and Science Workshop

Dates:

December 4, 2021

February 5, 2022

March 26, 2022

July 9, 2022

Time:

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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science act prep workshop

Who should take this?

Any student who wants to demystify the science section. Science is one of the best sections of the test to help improve your score, yet often overlooked and feared. 

Topics covered:

  • Three types of passages and how to approach each one
  • Taking control of the clock
  • How to read graphs, data tables, figures, and experimental design set up and diagrams
  • Interpreting the trends in data – look for patterns
  • What should I read? What should I skim?
  • Process of Elimination: On this section of the test, the answers can guide you to eliminating 50% of the choices on more than 1/2 of the questions – we will show you how to do this
  • Identifying the essential question and avoiding traps
  • How to mark on the test to aid in quickly finding essential information
  • Beating the Clock with Guessing – the most important strategy to save time
  • Planning ahead to save one passage for guessing, giving yourself more time on the other five sections: which one is the best for you to skip if you choose this strategy?
  • How should you approach the “conflicting viewpoints” passage?

Fee:

$100 for Single Session

$270 for TI-84 Calculator Workshop, Math Workshop, and Science Workshop

Dates: 

December 4, 2021

February 5, 2022

March 26, 2022

July 9, 2022

Time: 

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Who should take this?english act prep workshop

  • Students hoping to refresh skills and focus on how to master the top eight areas tested on the English ACT.
  • Students currently scoring below a 28 OR looking to master the easy and medium level difficulty problems on this section.
  • Students interested in the most important STRATEGIES for handling the different question types.

Topics Covered:

  • Taking control of the clock
  • Process of elimination
  • Top five grammar areas
  • Top three rhetoric areas
  • Plug and Test
  • Identifying the essential question and avoiding traps
  • When and how to reread
  • What should you write on the test to work through a problem
  • Guessing as an important strategy to save time
  • How often “no change” is actually the answer
  • How to incorporate the overall passage into an understanding of the individual questions

Fee:

$100 for Single Session 

$180 for English Workshop and Reading Workshop

Date:

December 5, 2021

February 6, 2022

March 27, 2022

July 10, 2022

Time:

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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reading act prep workshopWho should take this?

  • Students who want to demystify the reading section. Reading is one of the most challenging sections of the test to improve scores.
  • Students who want to learn how to be prepared to take on this section to not feel overwhelmed by the amount of reading.
  • Students who want to improve their confidence in reading.

Topics Covered:

  • Determining reading speed and which strategies work best for each speed
  • Taking control of the clock
  • How to determine which passages to read and in which order to read them
  • Interpreting the trends in data and looking for performance patterns
  • How to read a passage purposefully
  • Process of elimination
  • Identifying the essential question and avoiding traps
  • How to mark on the test to aid in quickly finding essential information
  • Guessing as an important strategy to save time
  • Planning ahead to save one passage for guessing, giving yourself more time on the other three sections: which one is the best for you to skip if you choose this strategy? Reading the passage first vs. reading the questions first
  • Wrong answer patterns – and how to use them
  • What to expect from different passage types
  • The underlying skills that the questions are actually targeting

Fee:

$100 for Single Session 

$180 for English Workshop and Reading Workshop

Dates:

October 17, 2021

December 5, 2021

February 6, 2022

March 27, 2022

July 10, 2022

Time:

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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