2019 Summer Program Overview

Reading/Writing/Math

Ready Reader: Foundations

Help your children gain confidence in core reading skills with Thinking Organized’s Ready Reader: Foundations program! In this one-on-one, week-long program, your children will participate in multi-sensory activities, computer games, and phonological-based programs to strengthen their foundational reading skills.

AGE: This program can be adapted to any reading level.

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Ready Reader: Building Comprehension

Join Thinking Organized this summer to build comprehension skills in our Ready Reader: Building Comprehension program! During this one-on-one week-long program, students will learn to build comprehension skills through character analysis, chapter summaries, theme exploration, and annotation. In addition, they will learn how to create and adhere to a reading schedule.

AGE: This program can be adapted to any reading level.

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Just Write

Just Write is an individualized approach to improving a student’s writing. In this week-long, one-on-one series, students will learn strategies to assist them in every step of the writing process, including pre-writing, researching, drafting, revising, and editing. Skills such as fluency, organization, transitions, coherency, and analysis will be targeted in each meeting so that students have hands-on practice utilizing these tools.

AGE: This program can be adapted for students in Middle School, High School, or College. Contact us for programs for younger students.

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Master Math

Thinking Organized’s Master Math program provides one-on-one support, helping your child build confidence in math skills including: basic math (grades 3-8), pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, calculus and SAT/ACT level math. During this week-long program, students will strengthen their mathematical foundation, while simultaneously getting ready for the upcoming class.

AGE: This program can be adapted to any math level and will be designed based on the student’s individual needs. 

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Book Club

Escape into a book with Thinking Organized this summer. Required summer reading does not have to be a chore. During this one-on-one or small group, week-long program, students will actively engage in reading through Thinking Organized strategies and activities. This program can be done with their assigned summer reading or a book of their choice. Imagine – your child can have it all done before school starts and have fun doing it!

AGE: This program can be adapted to any reading assignments.

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Executive Functioning – INTENSIVES

Operation: Back-to-School

Operation: Back-to-School is an individualized approach to improving key elements of a student’s executive functioning skills that will assist with a smooth transition to the new school year. In this weeklong, one-on-one series, students will learn strategies to develop and expand their material organization, time management, and goal-setting skills.

AGE: Middle, High School, College

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Exceptional Executive Functioning Skills

Join Thinking Organized this summer in an intensive program designed to introduce students to a variety of memory and studying strategies. In this week-long, one-on-one series, students will learn about their own learning style and the unique methods they can use to better retain and comprehend information while completing homework and preparing for exams. Students will also participate in brain games and simulated studying situations to practice memory and executive functioning skills.

AGE: Middle, High School, College

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College

Navigating the Road to College

Applying for college is not an easy road to navigate. It requires a clear map, plenty of signposts, and an organized approach at every turn. With solid time management skills, students can juggle multiple deadlines and prevent last minute scrambling. With an organized approach to writing, students can successfully draft and revise application essays and supplements. Strong executive functioning skills empower students to meet the challenges of the application process head on.

Join Thinking Organized in a summer seminar series for students preparing to apply to college and their parents. Seminars will focus on setting priorities and goals; making and revising plans; and initiating, executing, and completing the different tasks in the application process. Each session will have a specific assignment to move you along in this process, and will also teach you a technique or skill that will help you, not only in school, but also in life.

AGE: 11th & 12th Grades + Parents

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Next Stop: College

Congratulations, you’ve been accepted!  Going to college is an exciting new chapter, one that is fast-paced and requires a new level of independence. The strategies and skills you will need to organize your class schedule, extracurricular activities, and dorm life will be very different than what you used in high school. Understanding how to plan and manage the next four years will be critical to your success. Don’t panic!  You can hit the ground running in college by beginning to prepare NOW!

Join Thinking Organized in a week-long, one-on-one summer series that will focus on the key areas that tend to get overlooked while preparing to head off to college.

AGE: 11th & 12th Grades + Parents

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Group-Based Programs

FUN with Executive FUNctioning!

Your child can have fun while building executive function skills in the Thinking Organized FUN with Executive Functioning program. In this program, children will work together to develop problem-solving and executive functioning skills through engaging, hands-on challenges. Activities may include scavenger hunts, making delicious snacks, completing science experiments, playing cooperative games, and more!

AGE: Grades 3-6

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Thinking Organized “On the Go”

Don’t let your child lose the skills they have gained during the school year; give them the ultimate challenge! Thinking Organized On the Go is a week-long, group-based program where your child will work with peers to plan a trip to a DC landmark, sporting event, or museum. After their trip, they will produce a scrapbook summarizing the planning process and documenting their adventure.

AGE: Grades 5-9

To learn more or register, click here.

Erica Mechlinski2019 Summer Program Overview