Summer 2021 Preview of Courses and Workshops

The courses and workshops at Titus Tutors are designed by experienced educators to provide students with the most effective teaching methods. Read on below for a list of some of the courses and workshops we are offering this summer.

LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Camp

LEGO Mindstorms is a terrific, easily accessible, introduction to robotics, and a lot of fun! Kids who learn robotics do something they love, learn something they need and dream about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. 


Students will build a vehicle to be programmed to autonomously complete a series of tasks. They will learn to use a range of mechanical principles to adapt their vehicle to perform these tasks. 

Students need not have any previous experience with coding or programming. 

To use the BOOST, you will need an iPad with the LEGO boost app installed, and to use the EV3 they would need a computer with the MINDSTORMS software downloaded. 

The camp will be on July 12th-16th.

Grades 2-4  will meet from 9-11 am

Grades 5-8 will meet from 1-3 pm

The cost for the 10-hour camp is $200.00

STEAM Workshops

STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. This workshop will focus on the arts, ranging from visual arts, language arts, and physical arts to music and more. This workshop will spark your child's imagination and creativity through the arts in ways that naturally align with STEAM learning. Students will be given a variety of materials that they will use to build and create a variety of things. The sky's the limit!

 SSAT Prep Courses

This course is designed to give student support to those who are planning to take the SSAT.  Students will review the format of the test and strategies to help them achieve their best score. Students will be exposed to practice tests and review problems to help support their math and verbal skills and reading comprehension. Students will be expected to complete sections of practice tests as part of their nightly homework assignment.

Students will be taught several successful test-taking strategies that will lead to increased confidence and better analytical skills test day. This course is the perfect way to improve your skills, reduce testing anxiety, and boost your scores. Contact us for more information and to register.


Classes will meet the weeks of July 5th-July 30th

T, TH 8-10

Materials: Barron’s SSAT/ISEE

4th Edition

 Writer's Workshops for Elementary, Middle, and High School

Calling all writers! Enjoy learning new writing skills this summer by the beautiful Shepaug River. There is nothing better than a beautiful natural setting to inspire one's creativity. Writer's workshop is an excellent way to build upon existing writing foundations and learn additional skills to help develop your creative and expository writing while having fun and meeting new people.

Workshops will meet on Monday and Wednesdays starting the week of July 5th-July 28th.

Elementary Levels: 2nd and 3rd graders from 3-4 and 4th and 5th graders from 4-5

Middle Levels: 6th and 7th grades from 3-4 and 8th and 9th grades from 4-5

Upper Levels TBD based on interest

The cost is $35.00 per class

 
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Teacher Writing a Formula on a Blackboard

Four Week Geometry Course

Get a jump on the next year or take advantage of a review to solidify your skills.

The summer geometry course includes the properties of parallel lines, right triangles, similar triangles, polygons, and circles. Students learn to think logically and present ideas in a clear order using theorems and proofs. Traditional geometry concepts and deductive reasoning are emphasized throughout, while measurement and applications are integrated to motivate students via real-world connections. Algebra 1 skills are reviewed at point-of-use, ensuring students maintain these skills.  The summer Geometry course is meant to be an introduction to the concepts of geometry and a comprehensive review depending on the needs of the student. Nightly homework will be given.

Participants will need a laptop.

The math course will run from July 5th through July 30th. 

M, W, F- 8-10

This 4-week course is $800.00

Four Week Algebra Course

Get a jump on the next year or take advantage of a review to solidify your skills.

The summer Algebra course is meant to be an introduction to the concepts of algebra and a comprehensive review depending on the needs of the student. The course covers basic concepts and properties of elementary algebra, which prepares students for equation solving. Special attention is given to signed numbers, positive and negative exponents, factoring, and radicals.  Graphing linear equations, as well as solving systems of equations, are also covered as time allows.  Nightly homework will be assigned to reinforce what was covered in class. 

Participants will need a laptop.

This math course will meet from July 5th-July 30th

M, W, F 10-12

This 4-week course is $800.00

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Four Week Pre-Algebra Course

Get a jump on the next year or take advantage of a review to solidify your skills.

In this four week program, students will learn how to apply and extend previous understandings of operations with fractions, analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems, use properties of operations to generate equivalent expressions, and solve real-life and mathematical problems using numerical and algebraic expressions and equations such as inequalities. 

Classes will run July 5th - July 30th

M, W, F 8-10

The 4-week course is $800.00

 

Courses

The courses at Titus Tutors were designed by expert educators to provide students with tried and true learning methods that ensure that they excel in any test taking environment. Read on below for a list of some of the courses we offer.

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Elementary Level Summer Math Skills Sharpener Course

During this four-week course, we will cover numeration (place value), estimation, addition and subtraction of multiple digit numbers with regrouping, multiplication, and division, properties of addition and multiplication, fractions, decimals, and basic geometry. The math concepts will be presented using visuals, various manipulatives, small group work, and fun games that reinforce the skills presented. The instructor will differentiate assignments to meet each child at their level. 

Classes will run July 5th - July 30th

M,W,F 3-5

The cost is $800.00 for the 4 week course

Math Notebook and Calculator

SAT Prep Course

The SAT review course is designed to give students practice and skills review before taking the official SAT.  In this course, students will take an initial diagnostic test and be introduced to time-saving strategies and tactics to obtain their best score. Students will practice reading comprehension and verbal skills using the SAT format. Students will have access to practice problems and teacher support. Mathematical skills from basic arithmetic concepts to algebra and geometry will be emphasized. Students will be expected to complete sections of practice tests as part of their nightly homework assignment.

Learn how to beat those tricky questions and accelerate your academic capabilities with the SAT Prep Course. This bookable course is the perfect way to improve your skills, reduce testing anxiety, and boost your scores.

Course meets the weeks of July 5th-July 30th

T, TH 10-12

Materials: Barron’s SAT Premium Study Guide, the 13th Edition

 

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