ELA Math Prep


ELA/MATH ENRICHMENT CLASSES FOR GRADES 3, 4, 5, & 6

Classes Meet Every Saturday OR Sunday


ELA/MATH DECEMBER-START


Course Dates:

December 5, 2020 – March 14, 2021


Session Options:

Saturdays OR Sundays

Grades 3 & 4: Mornings

Grades 5 & 6: Afternoons


Course Times:

Grades 3 & 4: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Grades 5 & 6: 12:30 AM – 4:30 PM


Online Zoom Instructor:

TBA


In-Person Queens Instructor:

TBA


In-Person Manhattan Instructor:

TBA


PLEASE CAREFULLY WRITE DOWN AND KEEP YOUR SCHEDULE


ELA/MATH ENRICHMENT CLASSES DECEMBER START ZOOM ONLINE SIGNUP



ELA/MATH ENRICHMENT CLASSES DECEMBER START IN-PERSON SIGNUP



WINTER BREAK ELA & MATH FOR GRADES 3 – 8


Winter Break ELA & Math

December 26 – December 30, 2020

Session Options:

AM OR PM

Course Times:

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
OR 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Instructors:

Zoom Grades 3 & 4: Lori
Zoom Grades 5 & 6: Dasha
Zoom Grades 7 & 8: Lina
In-person Queens Grades 3 & 4:
In-person Queens Grades 5 & 6:
In-person Queens Grades 7 & 8:
In-person Manhattan Grades 3 & 4:
In-person Manhattan Grades 5 & 6:
In-person Manhattan Grades 7 & 8:


PLEASE CAREFULLY WRITE DOWN AND KEEP YOUR SCHEDULE


WINTER BREAK GRADES 3-8 ZOOM SIGNUP



WINTER BREAK GRADES 3-8 IN-PERSON SIGNUP



3rd and 4th Grade Instructor: Lori

Kweller Prep Tutor Lori

LORI is a schoolteacher. She is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School and Hunter College. At Stuyvesant, she began building the foundation of her career as a schoolteacher by teaching reading fundamentals to first-graders at the local elementary school. She then attended Boston University, where she continued to enrich her skills as an educator, teaching English and early literacy to students in Boston’s public schools. Lori has diverse experience as both the lead teacher at a Head Start program and Summer Director of My Little Language Montessori School. She was Vice President of the Stuyvesant Chapter of Aspira of New York, a multicultural youth leadership development organization. In addition to being inducted into National Honor Societies from ARISTA to Psi Chi, Lori has participated in Annual Biomedical Research Conferences in Dallas and Atlanta as well as Hunter College Honors Week, where she presented academic research investigating motivational interviewing as a therapeutic intervention. After excelling in Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences and Quantitative Research Methods, Lori became a Teaching Assistant and National Institutes of Health-sponsored research Fellow at Hunter College. While earning her BA in psychology, she conducted and analyzed behavioral research which she then went on to present at the New England Science Symposium at Harvard Medical School. She has published written work, writing feature articles for the NY Post Entertainment Department as an undergraduate researching “Attitudes Toward Rockefeller Drug Laws, Demographics as Predictor Variables” and, later, as a Columbia University Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) Scholar investigating desensitization to violent media using functional MRI at the College of Physicians & Surgeons. This is Lori’s sixth year at Kweller Prep, and she has taught Kweller’s ELA/Math and Hunter Prep Program each year. Lori is able to explain tough questions easily, breaking them down step by step. She’s one of the most beloved Hunter and ELA/Math tutors at Kweller Prep. When she’s not tutoring at Kweller, Lori enjoys teaching creative movement to preschoolers in her musical early fitness class and she is a certified volunteer at her son’s Catholic school. Lori is very kind, patient, nurturing, and sympathetic. She is a teacher at heart and treats each student as her own.


5th and 6th Grade Instructor: Dasha

Kweller Prep Tutor Dasha

DASHA attends the Macaulay Honors Program at Hunter College. She is pursuing a double major in Political Philosophy and Russian Studies and Translation. Dasha graduated from Hunter College High School (HCHS) in 2017. Dasha scored a 1580/1600 on her SAT, nationally placing her in the 99th percentile. Throughout her high school years, she was a diligent student involved in many extracurriculars as well as a committed athlete. She was the President of 365, a club that provided for children in need internationally, volunteered at the Staten Island University Hospital, and pioneered PSAL Badminton across all NYC in her freshman year. In her senior year, she received an award from PSAL for her contribution to creating a sport that is now in schools across all five boroughs of NYC, as well as her leadership as a captain, assisting in her school’s championship win in 2017. She received full credit on both of her AP Calculus and Spanish and has a perfect score of 800/800 on the Math 2 and Spanish SAT 2 subject tests. She had also applied to and was accepted to Staten Island Technical High School and Stuyvesant, yet chose to remain at Hunter. At Kweller Prep, she tutors both private sessions and group classes primarily for the Hunter exam, SAT, SHSAT, ISEE, and ELA and Math State Tests. She is also fluent in Russian. Dasha enjoys tutoring and mentoring students. One of her favorite things to do is help students become better writers; she greatly enjoys teaching kids how to perfect their essay-writing skills. Dasha is one of the stricter teachers at Kweller Prep. She holds high standards and expects a lot from each of her students.


7th and 8th Grade Instructor: Lina

Kweller Prep Tutor Lina

LINA attends the Macaulay Honors College. She plans to pursue a double major in Chemistry and Economics. Her current coursework includes Chemistry, Sociology, Economics, and Writing About Literature. Lina graduated from Stuyvesant High School. Lina scored a 1510/1600 on the SAT and received a 22/24 on the essay section. She also scored a 760/800 on both the Math SAT II and Chemistry SAT II subject tests. Lina began taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses as early as her freshman year at Stuyvesant, starting with AP Human Geography, which she scored a 5/5 on. Following that, she took AP World History, AP US History, AP English Language and Composition, and AP Chemistry during her sophomore and junior years, which she scored all 4s and 5s on. During her senior year, Lina took several Advanced Placement courses, including AP Calculus BC, AP Psychology, AP Microeconomics, and AP US Government and Politics. Other courses Lina took throughout her high school career included Genetics Research, Human Medical Genetics, Biology Regeneron Research, Criminal Law, Shakespearean Literature, and Writer’s Workshop. At Stuyvesant, Lina served as a chemistry tutor and essay editor with Stuyvesant’s National Honor Society, called ARISTA. She was also an active member of her school’s Jewish Student Union and danced in Stuyvesant’s annual StuySquad and SING! shows. Outside of school, she has performed in modern dance for over 10 years. Lina is the younger cousin of Dasha, a longtime Hunter tutor at Kweller Prep. Lina began her career at Kweller Prep as an intern, teaching SHSAT and then taught three writing classes on zoom back-to-back. Lina is extremely versatile. She has worked as a tutor, essay grader, and Dasha’s assistant. For fun, Lina loves to ride her bike and explore NYC with her friends. She also likes to bake and paint cookies.


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