How SMARTS is Beneficial for your Child?

Smartsclub Info CircleChild-Centric: Dr. Meenakshi Singh the founder of SMARTS saw a need for a learning center in which curriculum could be customized according to the academic or enrichment needs of the child. At SMARTS, our program is Child-centric, instead of the child having to fit into rigid “cookie cutter” type of programs offered by some franchises which do not even cater to their specific learning gaps. We develop a structured program that starts with assessing the student’s needs and individualizing the program accordingly.

Emphasis on Learning Styles: We at SMARTS believe that kids learn the most when we customize and match their learning style. We have playrooms with manipulative and Lego walls for brain breaks and full libraries where books are classified by their Lexile reading levels.

STEAM Learning Center: In addition to the academic programs we offer other STEAM based programs including, Science Lab, Robotics, and computer programming. SMARTS teams have consistently been successful winning many trophies and recognitions over the years including Judges Award, Champions Award, and Spirit Award. In 2018, FLL team coached by SMARTS was recognized by the Frisco City Council for their achievements. SMARTS founder, Dr. Meenakshi Singh, is very active in the community and serves as an Ambassador of E-Cyber mission and as a virtual judge for E-Cybermission which is the Army Educational Outreach Program to promote STEAM in local schools for the US Army.

SMARTscore: After many pilot studies and research, SMARTS created a customized diagnostic test called SMARTScore which follows an algorithm to show parents the current academic skills of kids. The SMARTScore is used to customize the program to keep the child challenged beyond the grade level if and when it becomes necessary

Teaching Creative problem solving: Albert Einstein once said ‘Education is not learning of facts but the training of minds to think’, we at SMARTS strongly believe in that. It is important that knowledge acquired through education can be applied to everyday situations and problem-solving. We coach teams of elementary to High school kids participating in different competitions like Destination Imagination, First Lego Leagues, Future Cities, giving our students a good platform for problem-solving and come up with their own solution through design thinking. It is an exhilarating experience to see the teams work together and win trophies by young adults.

Annual Competitions: Being a big proponent of competitions, we started hosting our annual spelling bee and hosting Math Kangaroo which became a huge hit in DFW area as we included kids from kinder and above who are normally excluded from such competitions organized by public schools. From 12 participants, we have grown over 150 last year. We also offer USCF rated tournaments and Chess classes for beginner as well as intermediate and advanced levels.

For any questions or comments, write to meenakshi@smartsclub.net

SMARTS Club strives to be the best educational institute serving students at both ends of academic skill spectrum from challenged to advanced students. We pride ourselves in improving the study skills of the students and making them successful academically as well as helping with their overall development.

Our programs have been developed by Dr. Meenakshi Singh who has extensive experience in the field of education and child development. Dr. Singh’s programs provide a holistic approach to learning with structured activities to energize the brain as well as the body.  Here are top five reasons why you may consider enrolling your child in one or more programs at SMARTS Club:

1. Train rather than tutor SMARTS Club is a better solution than tutoring. Tutoring is often a band-aid solution that may treat specific symptoms of a learning struggle, but does little to correct the root cause. Unless this root cause is addressed, the learning struggles repeat themselves. We have developed diagnostics tests that help us identify what causes the struggle. This in turn helps us develop customized training to strengthen the skills that your child needs to learn better and be successful.

2. Cognitive skills rule Major portions of our life are spent and dependent on Cognitive skills from analyzing a complex data sheet to playing monopoly. It is important that a student is able to comprehend, analyze and infer based on his or her knowledge in all subjects and everyday life. We emphasize on reinforcing and building those cognitive skills in students step by step.

3. Importance of strategies An old proverb says that if you give a fish to the hungry they survive for a day but if you teach them how to fish they become independent and never go hungry. We teach strategies of problem solving and the logic behind every concept is taught to give better understanding. There is a special hands-on approach to every subject so kids can relate and apply what they study from the books.

4. Whole Brain Learning We encourage creativity and thinking out of the box in kids by offering premier enrichment services for your child, these include academic as well as other activities that support the overall development for your child. We offer a variety of programs which appeal to the left brain learners as well as the right brainers.

5. SMARTS Club also provides training for and holds various competitions including spelling and geography bees, math and science leagues to challenge our kids. SMARTS Club organizes, sponsors and contributes to various science fairs, field days and many other events at the local ISD’s, public libraries and other venues.

Based on the testimonials from parents and results achieved thus far, we believe we have a winning formula and our programs help build confidence in your child to meet and surpass your highest expectations for their overall success!

At SMARTS Club we are passionate about making kids Happier, Healthier and Smarter! Call us today to find out how we can help your child succeed!

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