Red Bank Learning Disabilities
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers
A HISTORY OF HELPING STUDENTS FOR FIFTY YEARS
In 1995, Empowered Learning Transformation Centers opened the door to a new way of learning for a growing population of students who were smart, motivated, curious and fun loving children; but had difficulties learning in a traditional school setting. Nearly 50 years later, Empowered Learning Transformation Centers has firmly established itself as New Jersey premier K-12 independent day center catering to children with learning differences such as dyslexia, ADHD and executive functioning difficulties.
It's a real family experience
RESEARCH-BASED TEACHING FROM CERTIFIED TEACHERS
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers combines research-based teaching, personalized instruction and small class sizes (7:1 “student-to-teacher” ratio) that turn academic frustration into enlightenment. Each student’s curriculum is planned around educational needs and abilities based on thorough academic, psycho-educational, speech and language and motor skills assessments. Students are taught concepts and subjects in ways they understand, which builds self-esteem and confidence in the classroom. They also have access to on-site speech, writing and occupational therapy conducted by accredited specialists. All your child’s needs are addressed on campus, during the school day.
LEARNING OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM
Prospective parents and students are pleasantly surprised when they tour the New Way campus, starting with the fact that they actually have a campus. Empowered Learning Transformation Centers believes in the importance of social interaction and its role in childhood development, and the campus provides an environment where students can build connections and friendships outside the classroom. The campus is divided into three sections: lower school, junior high and high school. Empowered Learning Transformation Centers has playgrounds, study areas, a library, athletic fields, a gym and a cafeteria. During school hours, the hallways are filled with student activity and learning. After school, New Way students can be seen participating in sports, government and leadership, community service and many other electives that expand learning, and happiness, outside the classroom.
GREAT ACADEMIC RESULTS. NEW WAY TO GET THERE.
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers takes a specialized approach to educating students with learning differences. Teachers use multi-sensory teaching techniques, evidence-based curriculums and specialized interventions to help students progress academically. Speech, language and occupational therapy are provided on site, as well as P.E., art, social skills training and numerous after school activities.
GRADE-LEVEL CURRICULUM FOCUSED ON INDIVIDUAL NEEDS.
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers students receive a grade-level curriculum based on Arizona State Standards, and will not fall behind academically. The difference is that we focus on student’s individual way of learning. We create student support for each student based on a comprehensive assessment and classroom performance, and can intensively remediate areas of individual challenge. Our goal is success in the classroom. We address specific learning needs and build on strengths.
A CALMING ENVIRONMENT THAT KEEPS KIDS FOCUSED.
Visitors often mention how calm, happy and engaged New Way students are in their classes. Students are actively involved with lessons that engage multiple senses. Every feature of the classroom from the color of the walls to the arrangement of furniture is carefully designed to enhance learning. Visual distractions are minimized and acoustics are optimized with assistive technology and sound blocking materials.
Students are assigned to a homeroom according to age, social maturity and academic learning style. They work in groups of two to twelve following a schedule of classes designed to meet their individual goals. Every classroom is equipped with state-of-the-art technology including SMART Boards in all classrooms, two computer .
HIGH ACADEMIC AND BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS.
Empowered Learning Transformation Centers is here to support our students in learning lifelong skills that will help them be successful in and out of the classroom. In order to best support our students academic achievement, we also must support their social and emotional growth. Empowered Learning Transformation Centers uses a school wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) system to promote pro-social skills in all our students. Empowered Learning Transformation Centers is here to be proactive in teaching these skills and to teach replacement behaviors when a student is engaging in a challenging behavior.
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