1-to-1 Teaching for Strong Science Skills
Science is everywhere. We interact with our environment every day, asking questions and looking for answers. This question-and-answer process is at the heart of science and it’s how we understand the world around us.
At RRLS, we believe that developing strong science skills is more than simply a part of a good education. Science is a crucial part of a successful life. It helps us make informed decisions and participate in a culture of innovation.
Our passionate and knowledgeable learning specialists demonstrate to students that the steps of scientific inquiry can be both exciting and intriguing. Once complex concepts are broken down into manageable pieces, students are able to see the beauty and relevance of the scientific world.
Please refer to the 1-to-1 Programming page for in-depth information about our 1-to-1 personalized teaching.
Science Program Details
What Skills Are Taught?
RRLS’s Science Support program equips students with the tools they need to confidently tackle science homework and assignments. Students receive resources and techniques necessary to progress by focusing on:
Knowledge of content and course material
Effective note-taking skills
Homework and assignment completion
Lab report writing
Study strategies and cumulative review skills
Test and exam preparation
These skills not only help students with material currently being covered, it helps them develop skills that are vital to overall academic success.
What Strategies are Used?
RRLS learning specialists are trained to identify the key areas of a student’s needs and to design a program that offers individual support. The program is often based on:
Breaking concepts down into manageable pieces
Working closely with the student in a 1 to 1 setting
Strategic pre-teaching and re-teaching of fundamental science skills, specific to the student’s particular needs and goals
The job of the learning specialist is to create a personalized approach to science that makes it memorable and engaging, and enables mastery of the subject.