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Academic Enrichment, Tutoring, Math, Science Classes

In addition to the listings below, see listings under All Around Enrichment and Education Services for academic enrichment opportunities.

Chess Mathematics Science/Technology Writing
Computers Nature/Environment

Ed2Go
855-534-3690
    Take a class online at a time that fits your schedule. Online classes include computers, languages, nursing, education, academics or special interest.

HEROES Academy
317 George St., Suite 210, New Brunswick, 732-690-7991
    Accelerated academic enrichment in math and language arts for gifted students ages 6 and up. Class placement based on demonstrated academic achievement which allows students to study advanced topics with mental peers, providing them with a unique opportunity to develop lifelong friendships with other children close to their age who share similar interests.

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Law Offices of Lucia E. Perpina, Esq.
629 North Wood Ave., Suite 5, Linden, 908-718-5877
    After school enrichment program for students 14-20 who are interested in exploring the field of law and government. Activities include trips, guest speakers, discussions, hands-on activities and fun outings. New members always welcome.

My Tech Learning
45D E. Northfield Rd., Livingston, 862-245-2018
    Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7pm; Sat.-Sun. 2-5pm. Confidence and skill-building S.T.E.M classes for 3rd-8th grade in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, math and biology. Theory and equations come to life through workshops that leapfrog students from mastering curriculum material into current and future applications. Includes live sessions with technology companies, college faculty and career counselors.

The Writers Circle Creative Writing Workshops
Locations in Summit, South Orange, Maplewood, Montclair, and Morristown, NJ
973-900-0415 • Email: info@writerscircleworkshops.com
          Weekly creative writing workshops for children ages 8-18 plus many classes for adults. TWC workshops emphasize creativity and imagination as the most productive and enjoyable path to better writing.

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chess

The Do-Re-Mi School of Music & the Arts
93A S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, 973-758-1500
    A rich library of research demonstrates that chess "has been proven to enhance creativity, concentration, critical thinking skills, memory, academic achievement, problem solving, cultural enrichment, intellectual maturity, self-esteem, verbal and numerical aptitudes and, as a result, standardized test scores." And you won't have to force your child to practice — kids just love playing games!

computers

IncrediFlix
201-331-3306, email james@incrediflix.com
         Learn all kinds of movie making, streaming, and animation skills in Incrediflix after school programs. See our classes at www.incrediflix.com and to bring our programs to your school, contact us at james@incrediflix.com or 201-331-3306.

My Tech Learning
45D E. Northfield Rd., Livingston, 862-245-2018
    Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7pm; Sat.-Sun. 2-5pm. Confidence and skill-building S.T.E.M classes for 3rd-8th grade in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, math and biology. Theory and equations come to life through workshops that leapfrog students from mastering curriculum material into current and future applications. Includes live sessions with technology companies, college faculty and career counselors.

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mathematics

HEROES Academy
317 George St., Suite 210, New Brunswick, 732-690-7991
    Elementary level math classes are paced to prepare students for double-accelerated math. These classes balance mastering arithmetic skills and developing logic. Classes are active with use of manipulatives, games, puzzles and challenges. Pre-algebra and algebra classes focus on applying logic to understand the problem solving process.

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nature/environment

In addition to the listings below, see Outdoor Education Centers for extensive nature and environmental education programs for toddlers to adults.

Turtle Back Zoo Education Programs
Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange, 973-731-5800 ext. 221. On-site education programs for school and summer camp groups; early childhood classes for ages 6 mos.-5 yrs.; overnight adventures.

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science / technology / S.T.E.M.

See Nature/Environment Enrichment above and Outdoor Education Centers for nature and environmental education programs for toddlers to adults.

Buehler Challenger & Science Center
Bergen Community College, Paramus Rd., Paramus, 201-262-0984
    Students in grades 5 and up work together in space mission simulations. Full- and mini-missions available for school, scout and organized groups as well as birthday missions, overnight camp-ins, public programs and summer camps for ages pre-K to grade 12. School outreach.
May 19
           Annual Family Science Morning, for ages 6 and up. Phone reservations begin in January.

HEROES Academy
317 George St., Suite 210, New Brunswick, 732-690-7991
    Elementary level math classes are paced to prepare students for double-accelerated math. These classes balance mastering arithmetic skills and developing logic. Classes are active with use of manipulatives, games, puzzles and challenges. Pre-algebra and algebra classes focus on applying logic to understand the problem solving process.

My Tech Learning
45D E. Northfield Rd., Livingston, 862-245-2018
    Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7pm; Sat.-Sun. 2-5pm. Confidence and skill-building S.T.E.M classes for 3rd-8th grade in engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, math and biology. Theory and equations come to life through workshops that leapfrog students from mastering curriculum material into current and future applications. Includes live sessions with technology companies, college faculty and career counselors.

writing

GetReadyToRead.org
    Activities and games for developing early reading skills. The Get Ready to Read! screening tool is designed to indicate a child's pre-reading progress.

HEROES Academy
317 George St., Suite 210, New Brunswick, 732-690-7991
    Offers weekend accelerated language arts classes to gifted students in grades 3 and up. Classes focus on immersing children in grammar and literature to develop a high level understanding of the English language.

The Writers Circle Creative Writing Workshops
Locations in Summit, South Orange, Maplewood, Montclair, and Morristown, NJ, 973-900-0415
Email: info@writerscircleworkshops.com
    Weekly creative writing workshops for children ages 8-18 plus many classes for adults. TWC workshops emphasize creativity and imagination as the most productive and enjoyable path to better writing.

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