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 Customized Curricula
for Year-Round student
success 

The 9-Session University Success Playbook 

(Grades 12th - college)

Dear Thuy,

 

Thank you for engaging H. in such creative, wonderful ways.  

-Mother of a 7th Grader, April 2021 

Did you know that a traditional school year won't be enough to get your child caught up due to learning loss resulting from the pandemic?  Research also has indicated that one-on-one tutoring and enrichments may be the most reliable way to close students' knowledge gap due to COVID-19 and reduce the lifelong impact that your student may have to face.  Whether you are looking for viable options to support your child for a successful 2021-22 academic year or you would like your child to get ahead in learning.  TPT Teaching and Coaching has great options for you all year round.  Want to know what's it like to take one of our classes?  Read one of our student's letters

The 9-Session University Success Playbook 

(Grades 12th - college)

Did you know nearly a third of college freshmen do not matriculate into their sophomore year?   College readiness is vitally important in assisting students reach timely graduation in their college career.  This course will prepare students to start every college semester the right way.  

The 10-Session Critical Writer Guide 

(Grades 7th - college)

Writing skills are the key determinant for students' long-term academic and career success.  Whether you'd like to see your student  achieve high caliber school performance or taking their writing skills to the next level.  Writing is one of the 21st century skills; this course will get your student there.  

The 10-Session Critical Reader Guide 

(Grades 7th - college)

Like critical writing, critical reading skills expand and enhance student learning in every subject.  Critical thinking gets cultivated and nurtured through advanced reading skills.  Solid reading skills will help students get high marks on many other classes not just English.  

The 5-Session High Performer's Compass:  Executive Function Suite 

(Grades 7th - college)

Believe it or not, top students do have their secret sauce to getting high marks in every class.  They do!  The good news is now I will show you how they get it done.  If they can do it, so can you!  

"Thuy’s lessons are packed with information. I feel as though in one week of Thuy classes I can learn, and understand, the amount of work any other teacher would cover within two. Knowing how fast I can progress under Thuy’s instruction is extremely satisfying."

-9th Grader, Feb. 2021

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The Student Perspective: A Letter  

Dear future students, 

 

Thuy’s English class is hard. I don’t believe there is a better word for this class. However, even though there are times during the semester that you feel really busy, it is fun. This class is fun. To be completely honest I don’t think I have learned so much in an english class before, that being a good thing.

I will give you tips on how to “handle” this class, and so I will. Something that definitely saved me a couple times was being able to admit that there was too much on my plate and I needed an extra day or so to re-establish my priorities again. There are constant assignments, projects and lists to review before the due date, so if you need an extra day on that one task, it’s ok to ask for that. Knowing this helped me keep up and do my best during class and with assignments outside of class.

Drills are never fully addressed during class but are definitely present. During parts of the semester it might seem as though you’re learning the same thing over and over again. Think of this as a drill. The more you practice that one thing, the easier it will become to do and understand. Before you know it, it’ll become second nature. To know I would not forget these tricks in literature and being able to realize that, made these drills more enjoyable to learn. 

Probably one of the most important things to keep in mind is to stay on top of, and ahead of your assignments. You usually have several days till an assignment is due and trust me it is a lot more rewarding to finish them before the due date and have an extra day of no assignment due. I say this as someone who often finishes their assignments at the last minute. Saying this, you shouldn't rush your assignments. Everyone of them has a purpose in what you are learning and will be useful to you in the following assignments. 

Without fail, you’ll learn a lot in Thuy’s class. Similarly, you’ll have a lot of fun. Creative writing, collaged projects, fascinating novels, perplexing poems and complex characters will fuel you throughout the year. There was not a moment in this class that I was not captivated by what I was learning and how Thuy taught it. This class is tough but it is so, so worth it. If you are able to look past its heavy workload and see the intricate patterns in the class, it will undoubtedly make everything a bit more colorful.

 

Best,

Previous student, L. 

May 2021

Rising 9th Grader