Question: Why does my child need to enroll in an accelerated summer camp if he is currently in 1-1 tutoring with IYE?
Answer: Mastery of English requires mastery in four areas: vocabulary, reading, writing, and grammar.
With reading, your child needs time to read. With writing, your child needs time to write. In our 1-1 tutoring program, these are homework assignments.
If you child were to spend time reading and writing during a one-to-one tutoring session, your tutor would be doing nothing for, say, 20 minutes while the student is writing. There are more efficient and more effective ways to be spending time in one-to-one tutoring.
This is why with IYE 1-1 tutoring, your tutor assigns your child homework and during 1-1 tutoring sessions your tutor actively interacts and engages your child.
But does your child read and write enough at home? Unless your child reads at least 10 hours a week independently and receives immediate feedback from someone, like a teacher or a parent with an advanced degree in English, for his writing at school, the answer to this question is no. This is where accelerated full-day summer camps come to help.
IYE accelerated full-day summer camps offer a number of benefits, such as accelerated learning of vocabulary, immediate feedback on iterations of writing, helping students brainstorm ideas, working in a distraction free environment for many hours at a time (no devices, no YouTube, computer games or social media), and more.
After receiving this in-person reading and writing, your child will read and write more efficiently and effectively when sitting at home at his desk.
For a full list of the benefits of IYE accelerated full-day summer camps, see this page