Summer vacation is almost over, and kids will soon be going back to school... a bit rusty, probably. With more than two months with no school books and homeworks, how could they not be? Ease them back into school routine by spending the remaining weeks of school break doing simple Math, Reading, and Filipino exercises. These establishments could help immensely:
Academic Tutorial and Playschool
1. C.B. Hinal Tutorial Center Mathematical Skill Enrichment, Reading and Writing Enhancement, English, Filipino for Preschool, Graders and High School levels. Savana Commercial Center, 1203 P. Ocampo Ext corner C. Roces Avenue, Makati City To inquire, call: 8340832, 0917-8651944, 09988627248 https://www.facebook.com/cbhtutorial.hinal
2. Smile Toddlers Program SMILE’s Toddler Program aims to promote holistic development of young learners through a STEM-based curriculum. Programs include Around the World, Yogalphabets, Making Senses, Stem Literature SMILE Center, Unit G 3/F Linear Building, 142 Katipunan Avenue, White Plains, Barangay St. Ignatius, Quezon City To inquire, call: 975.4867 / 0917-5518705
3. Thinking Hats Makati Programs offered: Science Wizardry - Discover the magic of science Mental Math 1-2-3 - Mastering Speed and Accuracy Techniques Jr. Historian - A walk through time Reading Comprehension, Story Book Collection, Creative Writing To inquire, call the Makati Branch at 919-0316 or 0917-7635576 https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008246357598
4. Learning the Bright Steps Teaching Services Special Education: SpEd one on one / with partial socialization, Reading Remediation, Preschool, Gradeschool and Highschool SpEd School Placement Program, Academic Homeschool Support Program (Center-based), Language Stimulation Program, ABA /Social Skills Training, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy (through OT and SLP partners) Regular Program: Getting Ready for the Next Level, Academic Tutorial, Math and English Enrichment Program Ground Floor, YMCA Bldg., Sacred Heart St., San Antonio Village, Makati City To inquire, call 975-7295 / 0917-8010811 www.learningthebrightsteps.com
5. The Owlery Alabang Summer Programs: ABCs With Hedwig Barn Owl Book Club Wikahon with Kapitan Kuwago - pahagdang pagtuturo sa Filipino Arithmetic with Archimedes Pigwidgeon's Penmanship Class Basic Mandarin To inquire, call 0917-7038110 https://www.facebook.com/TheOwleryAlabang
6. Masayang Magsalita ng Filipino Magsanay magbasa at magsalita ng Filipino ngayong bakasyon. Palawakin ang bokabularyo at pahusayin and pagsasalita ng Filipino. Ito ay bukas para sa lahat ng bata edad 6 pataas (Gr. 1-10). Ang workshop at papanapin sa sa Raya School, 109 Scout Fernandez cor. Scout Torillo Sts., Quezon City. Para magpalista o kung may iba pang katanungan, tumawag po lamang kayo sa 922-9254 at hanapin si Ms. Mylene. https://www.facebook.com/The-Raya-School-188030797910705
7. St. Therese Preschool Playroom Play and explore anytime at St. Therese Playroom, now open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily, for P50.00 per hour. Sing, dance, play and learn! 1603 A Mendoza St. Barangay Carmona Makati City To inquire, call 0919 523 3913
8. The Great Leap Academy Tots Playschool - for kids 1.2 to 2.6 years old Nursery Junior and Senior - 2.7 - 3.6 years old (Junior), 3.7 - 4.6years old (Senior) Reading Writing Adventures - 3.5 to 7 years old Mandarin Immersion - 1 to 6 years old 44 Holy Spirit Drive, Barangay Holy Spirit, Quezon City To inquire, call 245-0488, 961-3067, 0922-8830422 http://www.thegreatleapacademy.com/ www.facebook.com/thegreatleapacademy
9. Little Children's School of Manila Programs offered: Sponge Kids for ages 2 - 3.5 and 3.6 - 6 Fun Class (SpEd) for ages 2 - 6 Reading and Writing Readiness for ages 3.6 - 4.5 and 4.6 - 6 LCSM is located at R. V. Marzan Bldg., Dimasalang cor. Makiling Sts. Sampaloc, Manila To inquire, call 708-7639, 731-1520, 0995-2538900 www.lcsm.com.ph
10. SIP Abacus Math SIP Academy Philippines Corp. is a company that invests in timely and proven supplementary educational programs. Their Abacus Math Summer Program teaches kids how to compute fast by learning the use of abacus. 44 N. Domingo St., New Manila, Quezon City To inquire, call 412-6775, 738-6104 www.sipacademyphils.com www.facebook.com/sipabacusmath
11. Mathemagis Singapore Maths Summer Programs Summer slide, a term that KQEd News describes as the “summer learning loss”, refers to the skills that students gained during the school year that they forget while on vacation. Prevent math summer slide with Mathemagis Singapore Maths Summer Programs, for 4 year-olds up to grade 6 students. Learn more at http://mathemagis.com/ or email email@example.com Branch locations and contact numbers: http://mathemagis.com/contact-us/
12. Galileo English: Writing it Right, Read Think Math: Writing, Math Hacks, Singapore Math, Math Attack Digital Summer Program - Shaping kids ready for computer programming To inquire, call Galileo Head Office at 8451234 / 5536193 http://www.galileoenrichment.com/
Science and Engineering
13. Mad Science Lil Chef, Jr. Detective, Jr. Engineer, Jr. Chemist, Jr. Doctor, Science Night: Glowing Science and Night Explorers To inquire, call 7270291 or 7275693 http://philippines.madscience.org/
14. Engineering for Kids Out of This World Camp (6 sessions) Students will explore three fields of engineering: aerospace, civil, and chemical.
Power Up Camp (12 sessions) Young engineers get introduced to electrical systems, circuits and flow of currents. This would gear them towards the extension of the game that they will create with Engineering Game Design.
Smile Robotics Camp's Space Race Students will race against time in an unknown planet to complete their science missions before getting back home to Earth. They will have to achieve their tasks in the limited time that their equipment will allow. For ages 7-14 years old, 8 sessions.
Project Runway (The Engineering of Fashion) Young fashion engineers will get the chance to create their own fashion line. They will dress it up with accessories and clothes made out of household materials, as well as natural materials. For ages 4-14 years old, 6 sessions
SMILE Center Unit G 3/F Linear Building, 142 Katipunan Ave. White Plains Barangay St. Ignatius, Quezon City To inquire, call 975.4867 / 0917.5518705 https://www.facebook.com/efkph/
15. Enderun Robotics Students will be able to apply their robotics knowledge in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering and real-life situations. For Ages: 10-18 years old Venues: Enderun Colleges McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio (632) 856 5000 local 547; The Study, The Podium Mandaluyong City (632) 856 5000 local 505 http://www.enderunextension.com/class/category/kids-exclusive
16. Gamer's Adventureland - First Robotics Learning Center Themes: Banana Carnival Party (Age 5+)- Uses lego and duplo for manipulation and creativity. The Zombies Battle (Age 7+) - Play real-time strategy game. Workshop shows fundamental building and programming ideas. Pocket Monster Challenge (Age 9+) - Learn how to create and program robots. For schedule and rates, call 6963333 / 0999.8849256 / 0917 5528898 www.firstrobotics.ph
Reading, Writing and Book Making
17. Instant Reader (Read in 20 Days!) For Ages: toddlers to grade-level students Locations: Metro Manila, Laguna, North Luzon, Cavite and Batangas To inquire, call 668-3708, (049) 536-4851 https://readin20days.com
20. The Learning Library Reading, Comprehension, Writing, Public Speaking and Filipino for children ages 3 to 16. To inquire, call 2948081 / 09178282669 www.learninglibraries.com Branches: Loyola Heights, Greenmeadows, Makati, Alabang, Pasig, New Manila, West Avenue, San Juan, Congressional Avenue and Marikina.
21. Enderun Extension's Breakthrough: English Program for Young Learners - Students aged 5 to 7 years old will be exposed to using their creativity to structure proper narratives, write book reviews, and retell stories. During this program, students will be encouraged to develop a love for reading. Venues: Enderun Colleges McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio (632) 856 5000 local 547 / The Study, The Podium Mandaluyong City (632) 856 5000 local 505 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.enderunextension.com/class/category/kids-exclusive
22. Museo Pambata Creative Writing Workshop Children eight to 14 years old can learn how to write and publish their stories. To inquire, contact the museum through email (email@example.com) or landline (523-1797/98 local 103, 536-0595).Visit http://www.museopambata.org/artscool2016.html or Facebook page for more information.
23. Prosec Speed Reading Classes Speedreading and Academic Profeciency Program from graders to college students, to professionals. For schedules and rates, view Prosec's facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/prosecinc PROSEC, Inc. Unit 304 Chateau Verde Condominium, Valle Verde 1, E. Rodriguez, Jr. Avenue, Bgy. Ugong, Pasig City, (0917) 854 5013 and (0918) 945 2359 firstname.lastname@example.org
24. Speech Coach Topics: Pronunciation, Grammar, Reading Aloud, Public Speaking and Personality Development Location: 3 MA Roxas St. Calumpang Marikina To inquire, call 0927-5361045, 02-6541124 Website http:/speechcoachtraining.com/ Email: email@example.com
25. Speech Power Offering once or twice-a-week summer classes for kids. For more details, contact the following branches: Cubao - 911-0832 to 33; 0916-6125433 / España - 735-7256; 0916-5778039 / Taft - 522-7283; 354-5124; 0905-2135627 http://www.speechpower.ph/