Learning Center
Shine Learning Center is unique and dedicated to improving students' abilities. Through using an inquiry-driven educational program, students become both critical thinkers and independent learners. For students in Kindergarten-12th grades, Shine offers subject-based academic tutoring, SAT/ACT prep courses, and intensive English reading courses. Shine provides English Developmental Courses that focus heavily on English conversation, grammar, business writing, and reading comprehension for college students and adult English Language Learners.

Shine Learning Center ensures that Shine's research based curriculum, instruction, and assessment materials are aligned to what students will need to know in their future coursework and in their careers. The coursework and instruction is differentiated in order to meet the needs and learning styles of diverse learners. Furthermore, differentiated instruction challenges each learner, while ensuring that the learning process fulfills the specific needs of each student. For students who dream wonderful dreams, Shine Learning Center will be the stepping stone that supports students in their path to fulfilling their dreams.
Fundamental reading comprehension, literary analysis skills
Students read critically acclaimed books hat come from the AP and/or IB reading lists, allowing students to directly apply what they learn from their Shine coursework to their coursework in high school. Shine uses leveled reading activities/books to quickly progress each students' reading level, so that students not only are reading on grade level, but reading at an advanced level for their age group. Teachers provide students with supplememtary mterials to enrich students' vocabulary and understanding of English grammar conventions.
  • Reading the most recommended, classic books
  • Knowledge and wisdom enhancement
  • Worksheets, quizzes and discussions to reinforce the materials
  • Countless supplementary material to develop vocabulary and grammar knowledge
  • Level-based courses
Argumentative essays, analytical essays, expository essays, research papers
Students form an essential English vocabulary, develop a college-level, academic vocabulary, and understand vocabulary in context
English conversation, grammar, sentence structure, and fundamental writing skills
Shine develops an individualized learning plan for every student based on each student's unique academic needs and abilities. Then, a skilled, experienced educator provides instruction in the specific subject and content areas that will be most relevant to the student's academic success.

    Subject-specific Academic Tutoring

    Shine offers tutoring in various subjects so that students are academically successful in their school coursework. Shine offers tutoring for regular K-12 coursework, AP/IB courses, and college courses.
  • TOEFL Vocabulary Class
  • SAT Core Vocabulary 1000 Class
  • Structure Class for middle school students
  • SAT Structure Class
  • Test Reading Preparation Class
Grades K-College
Shine's individualized math program provides targeted instruction to meet the unique needs of each student. Students develop fundamental computational skills, acquire problem-solving techniques, and possess detailed mathematical content knowledge. In addition, students practice with practical applied mathematics problems that are especially relevant to college and career success.
Number Formation, Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Fractions, Percents, Decimals.
Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus
Test Prep

Student success on college admission tests such as the SAT, PSAT, and ACT enables students to attend the college of their dreams and to receive valuable scholarships. Shine's test prep tutors have graduated from some of America's most prestigious universities and have years of experience helping students meet their college goals. In addition, Shine's college advising program has helped countless studnts earn scholarships to top universities.
The goal is to significantly improve students’ standardized test scores.
Students learn proven, problem-solving strategies, develop individualized reading strategies, master assessed skills, practice with the most-commonly-tested question types, and develop time-management skills.
The ACT teset has grown in popularity across the country and, like the SAT, can serve as a standardized entrance exam for amdission into colleges and universities. The ACT test has five sections: reading, English, writing, math, and science. Shine encourages high school junior and senior students to take both the SAT and ACT tests, so that students can identify the test in which they score highest. Shine's tutors are experienced in tutoring all sections of the ACT test and in providing test-specific strategies in each content area.
Provides opportunities to earn college credit while completing their high school course requisites.
Shine’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classes are taught by knowledgeable STEM educators who currently work in the fields of computer programing, engineering, and STEM education. STEM classes feature engaging, hands-on activities in which students write computer code, command robots, and developing interactive games and programs. In the 21st century, STEM careers are in high-demand. Unsurprisingly, many of the most highly-paid jobs are in the STEM fields. Shine offers a ground-breaking STEM education program that will provide students with the necessary academic foundation and skills to be successful in the innovative careers that will lead the 21st century economy.
Shine’s robotics classes are exciting, interactive classes where students have the opportunity to design, build, and program LEGO robots. Shine offers several levels of Robotics classes from beginner to advanced classes to meet students’ various levels of programming experience.
Does your child enjoy utilizing the latest technology, exploring computer programs, or aspire to have a career in the technology field? If so, Shine’s computer coding and programming classes will provide your child with the life-changing opportunity to learn a computer language and to design computer programs. Shine’s coding and programming class might be your child’s first step on the path toward designing essential computer programs and apps.