Winter 2023 Offerings

Spanish for Beginners

Tuesdays, 4 pm – 5 pm

An 8-week session for K-3 graders begins Tuesday, January 10th. Come explore a new language! Tuition is $250 for all eight sessions or $35 for each individual session. A 10% discount is offered for siblings taking the class together.  Click Here to Register.

Continuing Spanish

Tuesdays, 5 pm – 6 pm

An 8-week session for K-3rd graders designed for those who have completed Spanish for Beginners or had a some beginning Spanish instruction.  This 8-week class will begin on Tuesday, January 10th.  Tuition will be $250 for all eight sessions or $35 for each individual session.   Click Here to Register.

Beginner Bookworms

Parents and toddlers (1 year – 3 years) are invited to join us every Tuesday, beginning September 13th, from 10:45 – 11:30 am for a time of reading readiness fun! Learn critical skills for reading readiness through  stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Best of all, registration is not required and there is no set fee! You can simply show up and make a donation for the educational time you enjoy with your little one.

Ready, Set, Read!

Tuesdays, 9:30am-10:30am

January 24 – March 14  (8 weeks)

This class will provide everything your child needs to build a strong foundation of reading readiness skills. Most importantly, we want to get your child excited about reading!

Prepay for all 8 weeks-$280

Option to pay as you go-$40/session

Deadline to register is January 17.  Click Here to Register.

Homeschoolers: Have an idea for a Ready Reader class or need guidance to achieve your Literacy goals? We’ll design a class just for you!

Literacy classes we’ve done in the past to get your child to the next level. See one you like? Let us know and we’ll see about offering it again.
Have an idea for one you think would be great? Let us know that too.

Programs (not just!) for Homeschoolers

Fulfill NCDNPE Literacy and Language Arts requirements with our small-group sessions designed with your homeschooler in mind!  Don’t homeschool, but looking for literacy enrichment that will get your child excited about reading? This is the program for you! Includes Parents’ Companion (We provide optional follow up lessons that you can do at home to accompany our in-class lessons.)

 Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks. Sign up for one or multiple sessions that meet your needs.

Countdown to Kindergarten
Get your soon-to-be-kindergarteners prepared for school with this course designed to build the strongest foundation of readiness skills! Your choice of one hour of literacy skills or one hour of math skills. Better yet, stay for BOTH hours!

Read the Write Way
This small group class is designed to give 1st through 3rd graders an opportunity to refine and strengthen their decoding and written language skills in a relaxed, engaging and pressure-free environment.
Watch their confidence soar when they Read the Write Way!

Ready Readers
(Ages 6 and up)
Children who are already reading may take advantage of our literature studies and writing workshops. Each course includes comprehension skills such as making connections, predicting and identifying Author’s Purpose. Writing courses focus on penmanship, spelling and punctuation, as well as increasing vocabulary, generating original ideas for writing, composing and editing.

Book Talk for Big Kids
Take Interactive Read-Alouds to the next level in this class for elementary-aged children! Being able to evaluate texts, form opinions and respectfully debate ideas aren’t just skills for the classroom, they’re life skills. This is a wonderful opportunity to delve deep into quality literature and develop richer comprehension skills.

*This class MUST have a minimum of 4 students to be successful. We reserve the right to cancel class if enrollment is not met.

**Children entering kindergarten are now being required to have a deeper understanding of books and concepts in print. Learn more about interactive read-alouds and how they can benefit your child here.

There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.

– Beatrix Potter