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For Middle And High School Students

Get ready for next school year! Sign up now! Registration Open! 4 to 8 students per class

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Workshops are led by our talented and experienced team of educators who have advanced degrees in their field.
They will provide interactive, personalized and engaging lessons that are suitable for students of all skill levels,
with or without learning differences.

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The Short Story: Author s Writing Workshop

Grades: 9 – 12

You will have an opportunity to write short stories about issues and subjects that matter to you and your peers. The class will critique each other s work. You will learn how to revise and edit your writing resulting in a finished short story. Student work will be compiled into a book of short stories.

Dates: 8 sessions: Mondays May 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22, and Tuesdays May 26 and June 23.
(Class will be held on Tuesday, May 26 instead of Memorial Day, May 25)
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Instructor: Mcedwin

Mcedwin is a NYC Department of Education teacher with expertise in English Language Arts (ELA) and Special Education. He also is a Professor in the Education Department at Pace University. At Themba Tutors, he provides support for students with and without learning differences in reading, writing and ELA and History.

My Voice: From Editorials to Essays Writing Workshop

Grades: 6 – 8

In this workshop, you will explore informative and argumentative essay writing. You will choose topics that are most meaningful to you from today s current events. Here are some examples: Social Justice issues such as homelessness, Black Lives Matter civil rights, the Presidential Election 2020, Science vs politics when making national disaster decisions, pass or fail grading during remote learning, Women, Gender, and LGBTQ+ rights. The class will use resources from the New York Times, Newsela and other national/local archives for background information and primary sources. Skills taught include annotation, paragraph writing, essay formatting/structure, using quotes effectively, and writing style, which are all needed for high school coursework and state exams

Dates: 10 sessions:Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 12 to June 11, 2020
Time: 3:30 to 4:30pm
Instructor: Cailin

Cailin is a NYC Department of Education teacher with expertise in Middle and High School English Language Arts (ELA), History and Special Education. At Themba Tutors, she provides support for students with and without learning differences in writing, reading, ELA and History, along with test prep and study skills

Show Me the Money: The Basics of Budgeting and Financial Literacy

Grades: 9 – 12

With many young adults across the United States carrying credit card and student loan debt it is more important than ever that we educate the next generation to understand how budgeting and financial planning can help their future. In this course, you, the student, will study the basics of budgeting, banking, debt, and investing in order to be better prepared to make the best financial decisions possible. The class will involve online discussion, reading/writing, and watching various forms of media to gain important financial knowledge.

Dates: 10 sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 12 to June 11, 2020
Time: 5pm – 6pm
Instructor: Brian

Brian is a NYC Department of Education teacher with expertise in High School Computer Science and Math. At Themba Tutors, he provides support for students with and without learning differences in Mathematics and test prep.

Making Algebra Fun: Introduction to Algebra 1

Grades: 6 – 7

(Requirement: Students must be currently enrolled in or have completed pre-Algebra coursework)

This class prepares you for the study of Algebra 1. Get ready for next year s math course. You will learn about new types of numbers such as integers, negative numbers, fractions and decimals. You will gain understanding of variable manipulation, the basics of equations including inverse operations, and the rules of evaluating expressions using order of operations. Plus, this course will make Algebra fun.

Dates: 10 sessions: Wednesdays and Fridays from May 13 to June 12, 2020
(Class will be held on Thursday, May 28 instead of Friday, May 29)
Time: 5pm – 6pm
Instructor: Jeffrey

Jeffrey is a NYC Department of Education teacher with expertise in Mathematics. At Themba Tutors, he provides support for students with and without learning differences in Mathematics and test prep.

Real-World (and Fun!) Applications of Math and Science

Grades: 8 – 11

(Requirement: Students must be currently enrolled in
or have completed Algebra 1)

Did you know that you apply Math and Science skills to your daily life without even knowing it Simple things like kicking a ball, cleaning a window, cooking with a family member or exercising while in quarantine all require Math and Science knowledge. In this fun course of exploration, we will apply logical thinking skills and explore concepts of Algebra intertwined with some biology, earth science and even some physics.

Dates: 10 sessions: Mondays and Wednesdays from May 11 to June 10, 2020
(Class will be held on Tuesday, May 26 instead of Memorial Day, May 25)
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Instructor: Alissa

Alissa is a NYC Department of Education teacher with expertise in High School Sciences and Math and Special Education. At Themba Tutors, she tutors and coaches students with and without learning differences in all academic areas, executive function skills, study skills and test prep.

Registration and Payment: Use the links under each workshop for instructions.

Payment: $500 (10 sessions @ $50 per class)
Note: The Short Story is $400 (8 sessions @ $50 per class)

Full payment is due during registration.
Schedule: See the dates and times under each workshop description.
Space is limited to keep workshops small; 4 to 8 students per class
First come, first serve

Questions : Contact Julie, Director of Themba Tutors at julie@thembatutors.com

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