Classes are led by our talented and experienced team of educators who have advanced degrees in their fields.
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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ONLINE GROUP WORKSHOPS

For Middle And High School Students

Grades: 5 – 6

Learning a second language can be full of excitement, especially in Themba Tutors Spanish Tutor Rolando’s class! Let your child discover the fun in mastering the basics of Spanish through songs, games, and other engaging activities.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Rolando

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors
Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

Grades: K – 8

In this clip, Khalilah shows us a glimpse of her lesson on the digestive system. Students learn about the different organs in the digestive system with the help of graphics and video materials as well as build their science vocabulary!

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Khalilah

Grades: 4 – 9

Trish holds a Master of Arts in Secondary Special Education, and is one of Themba Tutor’s special education teacher for middle and high school students. Working with students of all skill levels, her extensive experience includes teaching children with autism spectrum disorder, ADD/ADHD, learning and intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbances, and speech and language disorders. Watch this short clip to get a glimpse of Trish’s online math classes!

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Patricia

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors
Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

This class is intended for high schoolers and motivated middle schoolers. What makes a song stick? Heck, what is a song? Armed with our instruments, our notebooks, and the examples of great songwriters past and present, we’ll dive into this joyful art. High potential for an outdoor, socially distant component (with instruments!) while the good weather holds.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Miles

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

This class is intended for high schoolers who have been taught that poetry is a puzzle to solve or a code to crack — a daunting trap with only one right answer forever floating out of reach. Rather than memorizing lists of literary devices, we will find authors of all eras and identities whose work moves us — then set about figuring out why. Note that you don’t have to hate poetry in order to take this class — but even if you do, it will at least make you sound thoughtful and sophisticated. What do you have to lose?

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Miles

This class is intended for high schoolers and motivated middle schoolers who are interested in experimenting with creative writing (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, hybrids). Through guided exercises and readings, we’ll explore new forms and sources of inspiration. Depending on enrollment, we may also workshop one another’s work and engage in collaborative projects.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Miles

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors
Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

This class is intended for high schoolers and motivated middle schoolers who are interested in experimenting with creative writing (poetry, fiction, nonfiction, hybrids). Through guided exercises and readings, we’ll explore new forms and sources of inspiration. Depending on enrollment, we may also workshop one another’s work and engage in collaborative projects.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Miles

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

This class is intended for high schoolers and motivated middle schoolers. What makes a song stick? Heck, what is a song? Armed with our instruments, our notebooks, and the examples of great songwriters past and present, we’ll dive into this joyful art. High potential for an outdoor, socially distant component (with instruments!) while the good weather holds.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Miles

Multiplication is no longer just about stacking numbers and using the standard algorithm. When students have an in-depth understanding of the relationships between digits and place values, they can discover many ways to multiply numbers. This course is for students who need to build fluency with multiplication strategies and who have a hard time double checking their work or verifying for reasonability. In this course we will explore multiple methods for multiplying such as using the array model, using multiple equations, the standard algorithm, and repeated addition. We’ll also explore and discuss the ways in which each strategy is similar or different and students will be encouraged to draw connections and use more efficient and sophisticated strategies as they progress throughout the course. This course focuses on whole numbers but can be customized to address mixed fractions and decimals.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Tatiana

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors
Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

In this course students will explore the concept of fractions by exploring visual fraction models. Throughout this course, students will understand the concept of numerators and denominators, how fractions fit into a number line, comparing fractional amounts, and adding or subtracting with like and unlike denominators. This course is customizable for students with varying degrees of comfort and familiarity with fractions and takes on a constructivist approach to math instruction, meaning that the instructor is building on what students already know and the child will construct their own knowledge through exploration and trial and error, ensuring long-lasting learning. For students in grades 5-6, this course can be extended to address decimals and percentages.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Tatiana

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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: TBA
Instructor: Jeffrey

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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: TBA
Instructor: Jeffrey

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

The greatest challenge with word problems usually is not solving the calculations but rather interpreting of the story. Students often have difficulty unpacking the actions in the story and identifying the equation or calculations that match the problem. In this course students will explore multi step word problems involving all four operations. Course content can be customized to address fractions or, for students in grades 5-6, decimals and percentages. Students will be given multistep word problems to solve with strategies and tips for tackling the problem in approachable and effective ways. Students will receive plenty of think-time and be held accountable for defending their strategies and explaining their thinking which, in turn, gives them the necessary tools to unpack complex word problems and feel confident solving them in the future.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Tatiana

In this course we will explore place value through interactive games and activities. The instructor will use number lines and place value boxes to explore the meaning of the place value and help the student construct ideas about the relationships numbers have to each other. Content is customizable depending on student/pod grade level, but will include comparing numbers, rounding, and decimals.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Tatiana

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors
Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

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: TBA
Instructor: Alissa

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

In this course we will explore place value through interactive games and activities. The instructor will use number lines and place value boxes to explore the meaning of the place value and help the student construct ideas about the relationships numbers have to each other. Content is customizable depending on student/pod grade level, but will include comparing numbers, rounding, and decimals.

Dates: TBA
Instructor: Tatiana

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

My Voice: From Editorials to Essays Writing Class

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: TBA
Instructor: Cailin

The Short Story: Author's Writing Class

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: TBA
Instructor: Mcedwin

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors
Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

The Short Story: Author's Writing Class

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: TBA
Instructor: Mcedwin

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

My Voice: From Editorials to Essays Writing Class

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: TBA
Instructor: Cailin

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

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: TBA
Instructor: Brian

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: TBA
Instructor: Jeffrey

Online group classes NYC, Themba Tutors

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