Our Teaching Philosophy
Columbia Academy is unwavering in its commitment to providing the
outstanding education. We believe that learning is a life long process, developing confidence enhances
learning. Each child is a unique individual, who has both strengths and weaknesses and requires individual
attention. As a result, all of our individual tutoring, small group tutoring, and classroom programs are
designed to address individual needs of every student. Our teaching philosophy is based on the developmental
approach to education, learner-centered, with emphasis on group interaction and hands-on, practical training
methods. We value the uniqueness and individuality of all students and allow them to develop at his/her own
pace. For each student, learning strategies are developed that maximize the student's strengths.
Study Skills. After-School
At Columbia Academy learning and tutoring center, we are committed to excellence in education.
Regardless of the current achievement level, we help students meet their goal for academic success. Our highly
qualified math tutors and teachers provide a dynamic and fast adaptive
learning environment ensuring your child’s success.
Our goals are:
to encourage active learning
to help students develop and improve math, reading, and writing study skills and knowledge necessary to
improve their academic performance and succeed in school
to develop and master effective learning strategies to enhance student learning
to help increase students’ readiness for the next academic challenge
to help students learn, understand, and master the content and concepts through our after-school
programs, individual tutoring (one-on-one tutoring), small group tutoring, classroom, and enrichment
to help students develop confidence and maximize their potential so that they can interact
successfully, productively, and happily with society
Our year-round programs include after-school enrichment and classroom programs, individual
tutoring, small group tutoring, summer programs and summer classes, and test prep for elementary, middle, and high
school students in New Jersey. We provide high quality and affordable tutoring that allows students to improve
their academic performance in school almost immediately. Professional teachers and tutors, employed by the learning
center, strive to enable all children to experience success and achieve their full potential academically and
socially. Our academic programs help your child build a solid foundation for his/her future.