ASDEC’s middle/high school specialists use state-of-the art multisensory strategies to help students improve reading, grammar, writing, and study skills in a lively small group setting. The program provides students with some of the most critical and necessary skills required for academic writing at the secondary level. Students will learn the multisensory process approach to improve sentences, paragraphs, and multi-paragraph essays.
Study skills instruction is embedded within the academic writing curriculum and will focus on time management, organization, vocabulary development, text annotation, webbing, summarizing, and source citation. Students will learn techniques that significantly improve comprehension and memory. Additionally, they will use software tools that aid in mastery of content information and organization
For more information go to the Middle/High School Summer Program.
ASDEC provides the only Orton-Gillingham Based program endorsed by the International Dyslexia Association in the Washington, DC region. The program provides intensive instruction in reading, writing, spelling, and handwriting and math. Physical movement is added to the visual and auditory stimuli to provide multisensory learning. The hands-on aspect of the structured routines facilitates attention and concentration. The careful development of conceptual understanding and the high level of repetition reinforce memory. All activities build on the mastery of skills, which helps students build self-esteem as they experience success each day.
Program Dates: July 8 - August 1, 2019
For more information, see Summer Programs.
Program Dates July 9-August 2, 2018
Readiness for Middle School Math is for students in grades 5 and above who need a stronger foundation to support work in middle school mathematics, thisprogram will focus on multiplication and division concepts & procedures, fraction-decimal-percent relationships, concepts & operations, and basic equation solving. This program will also include fluency practice for math facts needed to support calculations.
Program Dates: July 8-July 26, 2019
Program Dates: July 8-26, 2019 noon-1:30 daily
This pre-algebra program will focus on concepts and skills which provide a firm basis for entering Algebra I. It will include a review of fractions, decimals and percent relationships & operations, equation solving, ratios, integers, squares and roots, graphing and an introduction to linear functions. This program is for students in grade 7 and above who need to review or practice basic algebra strategies to support assure continuing success in Algebra I.
For more information go to the program description.
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