Academic Skills Building

Academic Skills Building

SuperCamp’s academic summer camp curriculum provides student from middle school to valuable age/grade-specific learning skills that benefit them in all subject areas. We focus on the whole child.

 

Many learning models concentrate on instructional design, often neglecting factors that influence the quality of learning. Our Quantum Learning system, has been in active use in K-12 schools across the United States from more than two decades. Globally, it has impacted the lives an estimated 1 million students.

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The Quantum Learning System Core Components

Solid Foundation

Alignment through clearly defined expectations, values and goals

Empowering Atmosphere

A place where students feel supported and experiencing a strong sense of belonging

Effective Design

Where lessons are created using elements that incorporate how the brain learns and retains content

Engaging Delivery

One that uses a multisensory approach and maximizes participation and comprehension

Supportive Environment

A learning space that is inviting, comfortable, and stimulating for everyone

What We Teach

Quantum Study Strategies

We teach your student how to create an optimal learning environment. When studying at home things such as digital distractions, excess paper, books, and other clutter distracts students. We teach the
“why” behind clearing the clutter and the how to create a brain-friendly study area.

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Notes:TM

The holy grail of learning is meaning. This is the key to effective learning—information learned in this way sticks with them, unlike when they just memorize it for the test. Notes:TM, our specialized note-taking
strategy, gives your child the skills necessary to take notes and to make notes meaningful-and memorable-once they leave the classroom.

Location Memory

By using all three learning channels (visual, auditory and kinesthetic), students are more likely to retain the information in their long-term memory. Location memory is one of many memorization techniques we teach at
SuperCamp that allow your child to do better on tests and recall information long after the test is over.

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Power Pegs

What would you say if you could learn a list of up to 20 words, phrases or objects within minutes? The ability to memorize long lists of information is invaluable to students, and can cut their study time considerably. This
technique helps students to memorize quickly.

Mind-Mapping

In mind-mapping, a concept created by Tony Buzan, students visually outline information and thoughts in a colorful tree-like format that facilitates understanding and learning. At SuperCamp, students learn and practice
this technique and become familiar with its many advantages such as recalling information, processing information learned in class, and organizing thoughts for a writing assignment.

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Quantum Reading

Reading comprehension is an integral part of any child’s education. Being able to read faster and still comprehend the material gives your child the edge. We teach students how to prepare themselves to read for speed and
comprehension. They learn the ideal environment for reading (including the fact that lying in bed is not the best). Next we teach them to shift their state and prepare their minds to access the appropriate brainwaves for optimal learning.

Quantum Writing

Being a powerful writer is a priceless skill for both school and life. The key to successful writing is all about narrowing the gap between what’s in your mind and what’s on that page in front of you. In Quantum
Writing we help students bridge that gap by teaching them to: fast-write to get lots of ideas on paper, mind-map to organize their content, cluster to expand their ideas, write “colorfully” to maximize the impact of their story. Quantum Writing
helps students jump-start the creative process, make their words more powerful, and show rather than tell their story. Students find their voice and fill their pages.

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Our Approach

We show students how to learn effectively in every subject, and how to live their best lives.

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Life and Career Skills (Success Strategies)

Success today requires critical thinking.
Communication skills are key.
Team building & creativity are essential.

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