This course is designed specifically as an alternative to the Academic Year Program and/or for tutoring homeschool students who are experiencing learning difficulties. Like other HillSprings classes, the student to teacher ratio is no more than 4:1 and the focus in on reading, writing, and mathematics. Instruction is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach and is individualized, systematic, and multi-sensory.
Instruction includes oral language development, phonological awareness, word attack/sight word reading, fluency, reading comprehension, spelling, sentence and paragraph writing, understanding math concepts, improving speed or accuracy in computation, and increasing problem-solving skills.
Classes meet twice a week from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday from September to early May. Parent conferences are scheduled twice during the school year. Click here to learn more about the admissions process.
Admission to the Homeschool Program does not require a diagnosis of a learning disability and/or attention deficit disorder.