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North Texas Leadership Academy, Keller:
Located 20 miles north of Fort Worth in Keller, Tarrant County TX, The North Texas Leadership Academy is a PreK-3 - 12th grade college preparatory private school committed to providing an innovative and rigorous curriculum for bright and gifted students. The curriculum is designed to challenge students as they progress, as well as foster the growth of young leaders through the incorporation of leadership skills and service learning. The North Texas Leadership Academy’s approach to learning includes hands-on, real world application of skills learned as well as weekly experiential learning. We believe that learning is an on-going adventure and can be extended through off-campus instruction.

PreK-3 through 12th Grade College Preparatory Program:
North Texas Leadership Academy is committed to preparing our students for the future by integrating 21st Century Skills and Project Based Learning within our curriculum. Because NTLA is designed to meet each student’s needs and interests, one curriculum map will not work for all students. However, all students must master state-mandated standards and will do so at their own pace through engaging lessons designed specifically for them by their teachers.

Students will be assessed on their knowledge and progression through “levels” which are aligned with the content based grade standards set forth by the state. These assessments will take place when the teacher feels the student has mastered concepts and is ready to advance to the next level. Students do not have to be on the same level in every subject (i.e. a student can be on Level F in Math and Level C in Reading).

It is NTLA’s mission that our students become productive citizens in our community. With daily lessons in leadership and service learning students are able to achieve this goal on a daily basis. Students will have focused lessons on responsibility, teamwork, respect, action, guiding and leading others, setting a good example, initiative and self-direction. At NTLA we believe that “being a leader means doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.” Students are expected to practice their leadership skills at all times as well as make a positive impact in their community. The NTLA curriculum includes 4 (quarterly) service projects designed by and carried out by the students. These community service projects will increase students’ awareness of the needs in their community and their ability to help change and shape the future.

Once students master basic numeric operations and number sense on each level, they are challenged with real-world mathematical problems. Students will explore problem-solving models that encourage them to use critical thinking, manipulatives and technology to determine solutions. These models will incorporate analyzing information (including what is needed and what is unessential), using a known strategy or forming a new plan and deducing and justifying the solution. Along with problem solving students will show mastery in predicting, comparing, estimating, reasoning, probability, geometry, measurement and analyzing relationships. Students will be able to communicate mathematical ideas in written, pictorial and oral form. Students will also show mastery in reasonableness of their solution and justification of strategies and tools used before being advanced to the next level.

Starting in Pre-Kindergarten students will be given activities that engage their curiosity for the written word and build on prior knowledge to develop their reading, writing and oral language skills. As students progress through the levels they will be introduced to a variety of literature and resources that will enhance their reading, writing and communication skills. Novel based units will revolve around student ability and interest and will develop each student’s fluency, understanding of author’s message, ability to monitor and adjust comprehension, make inferences, ask literal, interpretive and evaluative questions, summarize information and make connections to their lives, other texts and the real world. They will continue to apply their prior learning and acquired skills with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts as they become self-directed, critical readers and writers.

Social Studies:
At NTLA Social Studies is more than just studying maps and state symbols. Students build a foundation in history, geography, economics, government, citizenship, culture, and science, technology and society. In Pre-Kindergarten students will begin by exploring the relationships between themselves, their home, family and classroom. They will build onto those relationships as they progress through levels into more complex studies of their community, state, nation and the world. Students will study important events in history as well as significant individuals that have impacted the world. As they progress, students will gain a greater depth of understanding in complex issues surrounding our society as well as using critical thinking skills to analyze historic events, government, economics and culture.

Following the NTLA philosophy of hands-on, experiential learning the majority of Science instruction is hands-on, exploratory and student led. Students will engage in experiments that help them practice inquiry methods, analyzing information, making informed decisions and using tools to collect and record information. They will progressively gain understanding in physical, earth and life sciences including matter, energy and force, earth, space, organisms and the environment. Students will learn to incorporate their critical thinking skills as they delve deeper into the content through each level.

Fine Arts

Art, Music and Theater are important aspects of the NTLA curriculum. Students spend time weekly in each domain as they learn to creatively express their thoughts and ideas artistically, musically and dramatically while challenging their imagination and building on their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students are encouraged to explore these elements in the core subjects as well and often incorporate what they have learned about expression, perception, evaluation and culture in their daily leadership lessons.

NTLA students receive Spanish instruction each day. As global citizens our students will learn to communicate in Spanish in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as understand the culture and history behind the language. As students master Spanish they will have the option to learn another foreign language, depending on availability.

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Address: 10200 Alta Vista Dr., Keller, Tarrant County 76244, Fort Worth, Texas , USA
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Silicon Drive Family Center
Courses / Programs
Silicon Drive Family Center (SDFC) is an early childhood education / day care center for infants through to preschoolers in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX. Silicon Drive Family Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Our accreditation by NAEYC shows that our program meets the 10 NAEYC early childhood program standards.

Our center provides excellent teacher / child ratios (Infants, 1:4; Toddler I, 1:4; Toddler II, 1:6 & Preschool, 1:10). Our curriculum results in a collaborative relationship between teacher & family to promote emotional, social, physical, and cognitive development.

It is our mission to provide the highest quality early childhood education for each child. Our goal is to be distinguished as a quality early childhood program. We strive to maintain developmentally appropriate practices in each classroom and ensure that each child’s physical and emotional needs are met.

We believe that families and our early childhood professionals are partners in promoting a child’s growth and development. We place a very high value on our teachers and encourage the promotion of their professional development and growth.
Early childhood education / day care programs for infants through to preschoolers with 4 classes - Infants, Toddler I, Toddler II & Preschool (6 weeks - 5 years) with flexible enrolment:

- The aim of our Creative Curriculum is to provide each child a developmentally appropriate environment to learn.

- The curriculum provides a teaching tool to enhance teacher skills and knowledge and ultimately improve the program.

- It is our aim to provide a high quality early childhood education for your child.
Adirondack Learning Academy
Courses / Programs
• Adirondack Learning Academy (ALA) provides high-quality, NCAA-approved homeschool programs for K-12 students in Texas and throughout the United States.

• Accredited by the National Independent Study Accreditation Council (NISAC), we have offered online homeschool, independent study and distance learning programs since 1997.

• At ALA, we are committed to providing a positive learning environment for every student. We recognize that each child is an individual, and provide customized instruction for students of all levels.

• The primary benefit of homeschooling is the one-to-one student-teacher ratio. Each educational program is tailored to meet your child's learning styles, strengths, and interests to maximize learning. Each child is assigned their own personal learning coach who monitors their progress.

• We use Odysseyware Curriculum, which includes core and elective courses, and allows for comprehensive, customized programs for each student. In addition, we offer a diverse range of electives, administrative tools, and assessment applications to facilitate learning and teaching in an online environment.

• Our program also provides clubs and special events which are held live online so that your child or teenager can interact with other students in real time.

• On successful completion of the program, high school seniors are awarded a homeschool diploma and an official transcript stating they have completed the requirements for graduation in their state.
Online homeschool programs for K-12 students:

• Kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school

• Homeschool diploma awarded on successful completion of the program

• Advanced Placement (AP) classes

• College entrance assistance

• Individualized curriculum with each student assigned their own personal learning coach
Trinity Valley School, Fort Worth
Courses / Programs
Trinity Valley School, located in Fort Worth, Texas, is a K-12, independent, college preparatory school offering programs for children. Trinity Valley School has four main objectives for its students: fine scholarship with its fulfillment at college; the development of wide, constructive interests; intelligent citizenship; and spiritual and moral development which promotes lasting values. Trinity Valley School seeks students of above average to superior ability who will contribute to the diversity of the student body and enrich the environment of the school community. New students are accepted from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Lower School Curriculum:
- Grades K - 4

Middle School Curriculum:
- Grades 5 - 8

Upper School Curriculum:
- Grades 9 - 12

- Before/After School Care for K-5 students
Crossing Borders Bilingual School, Spring / The Woodlands
Courses / Programs
Crossing Borders Group is a language school in the Spring TX / Woodlands TX area, just north of Houston. We offer a wide range of language classes for kids of all ages in a variety of languages including Spanish, English, French, and Mandarin.

Courses include general afterschool language programs, Mommy & Me classes, Dual Language courses, Spring, Summer, & Winter language camps, tutoring for high school students, family courses, and more!

Crossing Borders Group teaches Spanish to toddlers and kids in a fun, dynamic way! Like other language providers, we teach vocabulary and grammar, but we also teach our students about the music, dance, art and even cuisines that make up the various cultures that speak Spanish around the world! Students of all ages will build confidence and lasting friendships through interaction with their peers and our friendly staff.

We are not just a language school; our offerings go far beyond simply teaching children how to speak Spanish, Chinese, and French. We offer quality education options for children, with comprehensive language immersion programs that are effective and, equally important, fun!

At an extra cost, we now offer a transportation service for our Spring / The Woodlands office.

Parent Testimonial:
“My daughter Anya I has been going to Spanish immersion preschool at Crossing Borders, for over a year now. She loves it! She adores Ms. Maria and all their staff.”
- Lana (Anya’s mom), Spring TX
Spanish, English, French & Mandarin Classes for Kids:

- Bilingual Preschool (Spanish, Mandarin and English Preschool)
- Spanish Mommy and Me
- Spanish Classes for Little Youngs
- Spanish, Mandarin, French & English Classes for Kids (Afterschool Programs)
- Spanish / English Dual Language Programs (Preschool / Kindergarten)
- Spanish, French and Mandarin Camps (Spring, Summer & Winter)
- English for the entire family
- Spanish, French and English Tutoring for high school students
- Spanish Teacher Certification (in-class in Texas & online globally)
Monart Art Studio, Pearland
Courses / Programs
Monart Art Studio is located in Pearland, within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area in Brazoria, Fort Bend, and Harris counties, Texas. We offer art and drawing classes for children of three years upwards based on the acclaimed Monart Method. Subjects include basic and intermediate drawing, drawing fundamentals, graphic design, watercolours, cartooning. Monart is more than a method that teaches people how to draw. Leading educators recognize Monart as a teaching system that helps students to focus and concentrate, make decisions, solve problems, sequence and develop hand-eye coordination.

Classes can be taken as group courses or private tuition. We also provide a comprehensive preschool curriculum, summer camps as well as birthday party events. In a peaceful environment students learn that drawing is a teachable subject in which anyone can be successful. Just as we are taught how to combine basic phonetic rules to read, musical notes to play an instrument, and dance steps to dance, the Monart Method teaches the individual to draw using the five basic elements of shape.
- Art and drawing classes for children of three years upwards with subjects including basic and intermediate drawing, drawing fundamentals, graphic design, watercolours, cartooning
- Preschool Programs
- Summer Camps
- Birthday Party Events
- We also offer programs for adults
Carrollton Christian Academy
Courses / Programs
Located in the north-west of Dallas in the suburban community of Carrollton, part of Denton County, Dallas County and Collin County in Texas, Carrollton Christian Academy offers programs from pre-kindergarten through to twelfth grade. Our students are offered a comprehensive, biblically-based college preparatory program with dual credit and AP courses as well as college prep SAT, ACT and PSAT.

Since 1980, Carrollton Christian Academy has partnered with First United Methodist Church and our parents in seeking to develop young men and women with a deep faith, keen intellect, and compassionate hearts. Our faculty and administration provide a stimulating and nurturing environment that teaches children to think with their minds and respond with their hearts. Enrichment and honors programs are an integral part of the total program.

Carrollton Christian Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Association of Christian Schools International and University Senate -- United Methodist Church. Our excellent faculty effectively teaches knowledge with the purpose of helping the child understand God's principles and purpose for mankind.
Education programs from pre-kindergarten through to 12th grade:

- Elementary School program
- Middle School program
- High School program
- College Preparatory Curriculum with English, math, science, and social studies, health, physical education, computer applications, foreign language, and fine arts.
- Dual Credit and Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparatory Courses in PSAT, ACT and SAT