The Applied Scholastics Hollywood is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing ongoing one-on-one tutoring and mentoring for children, youth and their families, as well as instruction, training and internships for parents and volunteer tutors—all at no cost to participants.
The Applied Scholastics Hollywood is dedicated to eradicating illiteracy by remedying the causes of educational problems through one-on-one personalized instruction and mentoring and is further committed to empowering individuals to become confident, independent learners by teaching them how to learn. A further goal of Applied Scholastics Hollywood is to be a program model for people to replicate in all types of settings, making literacy, learning and the tools to be successful in life available to students of all ages around the world and to promote volunteerism to empower people to improve their own communities.
From a grassroots beginning, since 1997 Applied Scholastics Hollywood has assisted community leaders by opening 25 additional centers in high-risk, underserved areas such as Inglewood and South Central in California; Harlem and the Bronx in New York; Boston, MA; Washington, DC; and many more throughout the United States. Internationally there are 600 schools, community centers, tutors and training centers in 70 countries around the world.
The key to Applied Scholastics Hollywood’s success has been a tested, standard process that works by achieving consistent results. Our Student and Tutor training lineups were developed and painstakingly tested. Extensive research and evaluation was conducted on the available local programs and a large body of data on literacy curricula, after-school and mentoring programs. While the program is delivered in group and one-on-one settings, all the tutoring is delivered individually to each student. With a customized educational case study for each participant, all the tutoring is directed straight at the heart of the problem, so no matter the tutor or setting, the student gets all the help he needs to rehabilitate his education.
The Applied Scholastics Basic Program
A. Introduction to the Program
D. Scheduling—Access to the Program
E. Individual Programming
F. Program Components:
- Basic Math Tutoring
- Reading & Literacy:
- Remedial Reading
- The Applied Scholastics Literacy Course
- English as a Second Language
- Study Skills:
- Learning How to Learn
- How to Use a Dictionary
- How to Demonstrate Anything
- Communication Skills
- Subject Tutoring