As a nationally renowned tutoring program, Sylvan Learning Center helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in school by utilizing a personalized tutoring approach to develop a learned legion of students of all ages. During the initial visit, your child will partake in a Sylvan skills assessment, which highlights any trouble spots or unflattering stripes and serves as a baseline for future progress.
While it?s impossible to know what Seattle?s skyline will look like in the future, the Seattle Architecture Foundation hopes that citizens at least have some input and interest in the developments. To do this, the organization arranges a slew of architecture- and design-related walking tours, lectures, youth workshops, and volunteer opportunities throughout the city. Ideally, the activities help people become more informed and enthusiastic about great design and more willing to become involved when the city finally launches into space.
Meter's expert mentors gently coax students of all levels of experience to new heights of harmonious triumph. Strut into a musical wonderland as spectacular as Def Leppard's hair-salon invoice with individual instruction in guitar, piano, drums, and a menagerie of other instruments. Students of all ages may test the waters of rhythm with introductory lessons or work toward virtuosity with guided practice drills. Weekly courses allow armchair cellists to gradually augment their skills while working through their favorite pop song or a conductor's favorite train lullaby. The school's euphonious staff excels in a varied range of musical genera, and a full list of the instruments for which Meter offers lessons can be found here.
A child's literacy skills are an early indicator of how he or she will fare in school. Kids whose parents read to them and give them a chance to read on their own at an early age often stand a better chance of succeeding academically and beyond. Page Ahead, in collaboration with local schools and social-service agencies, has distributed nearly 2 million new books to 605,000 children in need. By doing so, Page Ahead aims to foster developing language and reading skills and to ensure that more students will continue reading at or above grade level throughout their school careers.
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