What is Academic Support?
Academic support helps students organize their studies under the guidance of experienced teachers. Students will acquire self-study skills to encourage independent studying. With the academic support of teachers, students can focus on their assignments without uncertainty.
Academic support at Skillz creates a supportive and motivating atmosphere in which students can work autonomous and gain confidence in their own skills.
Why Academic Support after school?
Academic support at Skillz will help students to:
- prepare for their classes
- acquire independent study skills
- improve their reading and listening skills
- catch up with class work or work ahead
- grasp difficult concepts through interactive learning
- become independent learners
- arrive home with school work all done
Who needs Academic Support?
Students who would benefit from Academic Support at Skillz are students who are:
- having trouble focusing at home
- are repeatedly handing in homework late
- start doing homework late at night
- having arguments at home related to school
- not independent learners
- interested to become independent learners
How is Academic Support at Skillz organized?
During the Academic Support at Skillz students will have the opportunity to work in small groups or independently on their homework. Together with the teacher(s) a schedule for that day is created. Encouragement is on completing the work alone using the teacher’s support only when needed.
Subjects covered are Math, Arabic, French, English and the Sciences.
Emphasis at Skillz is on helping students focus and concentrate on their studies in order to become self-directed learners in charge of their homework assignments.
Supportive reading sessions are organized for those students who wish to further improve their reading, listening and writing skills.
When is the best time to give Academic Support?
Academic Support is most effective if done throughout the school year to create consistency and good study habits.
From 3:00 PM till 6:00 PM doors at Skillz in Gemmayze are open to receive students and support them in their academic work.