Green Ivy Summer School
LIVE Virtual Summer Classes for Children Ages 2-11
Green Ivy Summer School offers a way to connect directly with Battery Park Montessori and Pine Street School teachers to customize summer learning for your child with live, virtual, and academically rigorous instruction. Our international teachers are available to support math, grammar, composition and more in Spanish, Mandarin and English!
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Class Descriptions & Teacher Groups
Preschool Classes with Josephine & Ashley
Pine Street School teachers, Josephine and Ashley, are offering half-day preschool classes on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday in July. Students will start with Morning Meeting, explore arts & crafts, music, movement, games, and storytime to provide continuity and academic support. They will enjoy literacy & math focused activities, yoga, exercise, dancing, scavenger hunts, fairytales, rhyming games and more!
Spanish with Sindy & Verónica
We have designed a Spanish program where children are engaged in a variety of activities with different themes every week. Our objective is to have children learn to communicate, read, and write in the Spanish language. We will achieve this by exposing children to distinct cultural experiences, read alouds, puppet shows, art, math, and writing activities.
June 29-July 31 | Classes available for children in Junior Kindergarten and up.
Interactive Mandarin with Yue Le, Yue Li, Sirong & Cindy
Enhance your Mandarin this summer with Pine Street School's Mandarin teaching team! Offering fun, interactive virtual learning experiences designed to engage students with games, storytelling, music and more. Discover Chinese stories & story performance, Chinese holidays & culture, Chinese food, and Chinese mythology.
Individual and group sessions available from June 22-July 31.
Spanish with Paola
Students will engage in reading and reading strategies, creating stories (writing, poems and illustrations), language and cultures using units like “All about me,” “Trips and Hobbies,” “Weather, seasons and sports.” Units are planned to build up vocabulary through fun activities and exercises.
Customizable programs are available according to your student’s needs.
Spanish with Stephanie
This class is an introduction to the basics of the Spanish language. We will focus on learning to speak, read, and write. We will cover the basic principles such as the alphabet and the letter sounds, basic conversation skills, such as greetings and basic reading and writing sentences. We will cover culture, including holidays, traditions, music, food, and art. We will listen to engaging stories, work on activities to improve our understanding and love for the language.
Summer Learning with Shanida
School may pause for the summer but learning never stops! Keep your intellect sharp with a one-to-one, individualized learning experience that will reinforce skills and concepts in reading, writing, math, and more! Creative, challenging, interactive sessions are designed to scaffold your child’s needs, in ways that are fun and exciting, to help them gain confidence in their learning while building independence in skills and concepts!
Interactive Art with Anna Caroline
In this engaging art class children sing, read and discover artists from around the world, experimenting with techniques and learning about new forms of art. Each week we study different artists' works and practice their methods using materials found around the home. Children will also learn to share about their creations with the group.
Classes held Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 1:00-1:45pm
Preschool Experience with Caitlin, Irene & Ana
These three Battery Park Montessori teachers are leading a half-day trilingual preschool experience for 2-3 year olds during the month of July. Students will have the opportunity to learn through a weekly theme in English, Mandarin and Spanish. Week 1 starts July 6th!
These teachers are also available for 1-on-1 tutoring. Please specify interest when inquiring.
Preschool Classes with Emily & Lydia
Battery Park Montessori teacher Emily is offering half-day preschool class on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in July. Each day will start with Community Meeting, and students will keep their hands and mind's busy with arts and crafts, math and literacy activities, and more all morning long. Most activities to be organized around children's literature, and students will delve in to projects inspired by favorite books and stories! This class is intended to offer continuity with the Montessori program at BPM, and to provide children with wholistic academic, emotional, and social support. There will be a focus on maintaining key skills and a joyful attitude towards school and learning.
Individual tutoring also available.
Beginner-Intermediate Spanish with Leslie
Children will learn Spanish by focusing on listening, understanding, and writing. Activities include singing, sharing hobbies & books, weather & calendar, and more. We will review the alphabet and its sounds, learn how to write simple sentences and build vocabulary with tongue twisters, rhymes and other fun word games. We’ll write and illustrate stories, and prepare your child for conversations about daily life.
June 22-July 17, 9am to 12pm.
Individual/small group lessons also available.
One-to-One Reading & Writing with Leigh
Keep your child learning, engaged and growing in their confidence as a reader and writer this summer! Individual instruction will incorporate action, movement, a chance to be creative and to apply known letter/sound principles as well as learn new sound patterns. Your child will be celebrated for what they already know and be provided with specific “next steps” in the language process to build fluency, accuracy and confidence as both a reader and writer. Lessons will be tailored to specific needs and concerns, and may involve book making, story writing, thematic topics of interest to your child, and more!