Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Great Thinkers Learning Academy

Mission

Great Thinkers Learning Academy provides personalized learning plans created by certified teachers and families to address the individual needs of the student. Great Thinkers Learning Academy utilizes online and in-person instruction for one on one and in small groups. They believe each student has the potential to be a successful and joyful learner if they are provided quality, research based curriculum and a caring and experienced teacher. Their mission is to partner with schools, parents and learners to help students thrive.

Program Description

Great Thinkers Learning Academy provides one on one tutoring via an online interactive platform K-12 for ELA, Maths, Science, Japanese, Spanish, French, and History. They also provide limited in-person tutoring. In addition, we offer small group tutoring and learning academies, which are interest-based learning opportunities for students to enjoy.


Great Thinkers Learning Academy learning pods are small group instruction for homeschool students. This allows students to interact with peers and to learn from an experienced teacher in supplement to their home-based education.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Academic Intervention
Other
Other type of service

After-school programs, summer programs, home school pod instruction

Year Started
2020
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Omaha, NE
States of Operation
Nebraska,
Virtual
Operation Locations
Omaha, Gretna, Elkhorn, Bennington
Most recent number of students served
35
Subject Offered
English Language Arts (ELA),
Math,
Reading,
Science,
Social Studies
Other subjects
Japanese, Spanish, French, Tagolog
Grade Levels
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade,
Post secondary
Languages Offered
English,
French,
Spanish
Other languages
Tagolog
Percentage of tutors who can speak a language other than English
30%
Setting
During School
Out of School
Delivery Mode
In-Person
Virtual
Tutor-Student Ratio
3:1
Number of Sessions Per Week
Varies
Number of Minutes Per Session
30
Number of Weeks Per Program
10
Does your program engage with parents?
Yes
Family Engagement Description

Families are integral with the creation of the student’s personalized learning plans. Parents are present during lessons and receive feedback and recommendations for at home extension and reinforcement.

Organization Type
For Profit
Customer Type
Parent
Student
Cost to Student
$45/hour
Type of Tutor
Teacher
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
No
Contact Name
Danielle McGlynn

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