Summer Workshops

This summer, Classroom Matters is excited to offer some of our most popular workshops again! In addition to these workshops, we offer one-on-one content and standardized test prep tutoring during the summer months.

Please view our Registration Fees and Cancellation Policy.

Summer Workshops that are still open!

EF Bootcamp – Middle or High School

In our Executive Functioning Bootcamp, students will get a crash course in the skills they will need to be successful in school. From organization and planning to prioritization and time management, this workshop is designed to introduce online and paper tools and resources to help your student find the right strategies and systems of organization for their learning preferences.

DAY 1

  • Learning preferences
  • Systems of organization
  • Homework management
  • Going beyond homework/agency

DAY 2

  • Habits of successful students
  • Creating a productive study environment
  • Time management and planning
  • Self-advocacy/motivation
  • Managing relationships with your teachers

Choose from two sessions:

  • Session B: EF Bootcamp (Middle School): August 21 and 23 // 5pm – 6:30pm
  • Session B: EF Bootcamp (High School): August 22 and 24 // 5pm – 6:30pm
  • Executive Functioning Bootcamps will be held at Classroom Matters
  • Minimum enrollment per section is 6 students, maximum is 15
  • Tuition is $85

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How to Slay Your Thesis Statement

Your thesis is the main idea of your essay and it’s often the hardest part to write! Learn how to zero in on a strong thesis and how to convert your opinion into one well-worded, convincing, foolproof thesis statement.

  • Wednesday, August 23 // 2 – 5pm
  • Thesis Statement Workshops will be held at Classroom Matters
  • Minimum enrollment per section is 5 students, maximum is 12
  • Tuition is $85

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How to Launch Your Essay with Literary Analysis

An essay without solid literary analysis is like a car without a steering wheel — without it, your essay will crash and burn! Good literary analysis helps you pinpoint themes, identify subtext, and find the foundation for your thesis. Come learn a variety of literary analysis techniques and how to put them to use.

  • Sunday, August 27 // 2 – 5pm
  • Literary Analysis Workshops will be held at Classroom Matters
  • Minimum enrollment per section is 5 students, maximum is 12
  • Tuition is $85

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Registration Fees & Cancellation Policy

All payments via credit card will include an automatic 3% processing fee and a 2.5% service charge fee. These fees are mandatory and charged by Splash, not by Classroom Matters. Payments can also be made via cash or check. CANCELLATION POLICY: If you must cancel your registration, a full refund will be provided (minus processing and service charge fees) if cancellation is made at least 4 weeks before the start of the course. Anything within 4 weeks of the class will only be credit towards tutoring at Classroom Matters. Please email teresa@classroommatters.com or call 510-540-8646 for any cancellation inquiries.