At Explore, every child works on their own reading and writing program specifically targeted to their ability, but with the benefit of individual attention from a tutor, all in a warm and friendly environment.
The best possible complement to your child’s education.
- Key reading & writing concepts covered, from Pre-K through 8th Grade, mapped to the Texas curriculum
- Synthetic phonics – the perfect introduction to learning to read
- Handwriting and extended writing composition
- Comprehension skills
- Vocabulary building
- Grammar, punctuation, and spelling
- Reading for pleasure
- Nurtures the skills and attitude required to be successful in the STAAR tests and other assessments
- Skill-focused vacation workshops focused on individual reading or writing skills
From the outset, we were passionate that we wanted a cutting edge curriculum that allowed us to support every child as an individual. A curriculum that brought learning to life and engaged students, regardless of age or ability. A curriculum that took learning beyond the basics, to help our members in the real world.
We all know that children love computers, and these days so do schools. The school curriculum now places a key focus on the use of technology in education. We’ve been doing exactly that for the past 15 years in the UK, and now we have brought our same innovative concept to the US. With innovation at the heart of our company visions & values, we have come a long way.
Our cutting edge curriculum combines the best of both digital and traditional learning methods. We’re lucky enough to have worked closely with Pearson & the Waterford Learning Institute to develop amazing interactive “textbooks”, that take learning beyond the confines of a book. Using a combination of sound, animation, and progressive and iterative learning, these brilliant tools allow us to help children of all learning styles, ages, and abilities. Developed over more than 40 years, they allow us to create a unique learning pathway for every child that perfectly complements the school curriculum here in Texas.
For our younger students who are working on motor control for effective and clear handwriting, we provide our own unique handwriting program which can be tailored to the needs of your child’s school or your personal goals. Whether you want your child to be proficient in print, cursive, or both styles, our winning combination of one-of-a-kind resources and individual support, encouragement, and modelling will bring out the fearless writer in your child!
Once handwriting formation has been mastered, we move on to focus on the quality of what your student is writing. Our exciting student research projects combine online research within our controlled databases, with recording in their very own project workbook. Writing expectations for each grade level are progressively taught within the topics, which include science, biographies, animals, and social studies.
Additionally, we offer two group classes focusing on areas which are best taught in a dynamic, group environment, stimulating creativity.
Enhanced Writing Specialist Class
Our Enhanced Writing program inspires reluctant readers and writers, as well as providing a creative outlet for those children who love to write. The program has been developed to support the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills curriculum assessed through the 4th and 7th grade STAAR tests, as well as enriching student writing experiences beyond the school curriculum. Whether your child loves to write or finds it challenging, they will find their inspiration in this class to become fearless writers!
Advanced Writing & Study Skills Specialist Class
We recognize that as students transition into young adulthood, they require new styles of teaching, skills, and approaches. Our Advanced Writing & Study Skills program has been specifically designed to prepare and support young adults for these transitions to middle and high school, focusing on college and career readiness. Your student will learn about the world around them and their place in it as global citizens. Reading and writing skills, such as essay writing, structuring presentations and debating, remain central, but the program topics are cross-curricular and so truly complement the range of subjects studied by our members in high school.
See incredible results in 12 months
I first considered Explore Horizons because I was concerned that Mason might get bored with school. I wanted him to be able to do well in her classes and any tests. Over the past year, Mason has excelled in all areas, and is never reluctant to come Explore. (A substantial achievement for any pre-teen activity!) The curriculum and teaching methodology keep pushing Mason forward, and is making a difference in his development and confidence.
Craig has an increased confidence in his approach to answering questions and will try to work things out where previously he would have got frustrated and upset. The staff are always on hand to help and are very thorough in the reporting of our child’s progress.
I love going because the tutors are nice. They help me a lot
I’ve seen much improvement in Corey’s reading and math skills. The staff is always extremely courteous and kind and do so much to help the kids.
Explore Horizons is a fantastic learning place where it has given our son a lot more confidence in achieving more. The staff know how to get the best out of him.
We believe delivering the best standard of education shouldn’t cost the world.
That’s why we offer our award-winning service at a price that’s accessible for everyone.
Our membership is simple and a great value. We offer a sibling discount so that your
whole family can benefit, and we’re proud to offer a needs-based scholarship program,
with a 50% discount for a limited number of qualifying lower income families. What’s
more, with our “Refer A Friend” program you can reduce your monthly membership to as
little as $75 per month, simply by successfully introducing other members to Explore
Horizons. For every child that joins as a result of your recommendation, you will save $10
per month, every month, and so will your friend!