Please Note: Sylvan administers one form of the ACT diagnostic test. If you attend more than one of these sessions, you will be repeating the same test each time. As a result, any improvements in ACT score from one Sylvan session to another may not accurately reflect how one might do on the actual ACT test.
CantonTargetTesting, an ACT preparation nonprofit founded by high school students, is offering free ACT preparation to students. This class is designed to raise students’ scores in the least amount of time by focusing on weaknesses, working on the application of knowledge to the ACT, and learning only the essential content. TargetTesting further increases preparation efficiency by individualizing lessons.
The instructors are experienced on the subject of standardized testing. Jordan Lu, Jeffrey Lu, and Jason Ren have all earned a scored of 35 on the ACT. They have also spent time substituting for and observing lessons of previous TargetTesting sessions. The experiences they have gained working with students in this capacity have prepared them to teach the class.
Registration through the Canton Public Library website is required to join the class and will be open to those student who have completed their freshman year of high school. This class is a 10-week session which will take place on Sunday afternoons from 3:00-5:15PM. The first session will be on February 1 and the last will be April 5. Having a library card is a requirement for registration. Please be aware that attendance is mandatory to get the most out of this class. Registration begins on January 12. Any questions regarding class content may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Monday, January 19 - 1:00-5:00 PM Purple Room, 5:00-8:30 PM - Community Room
- Tuesday, January 20 - 1:00-8:30 PM Community Room
- Wednesday, January 21 - 1:00-5:00 PM Purple Room
Good Luck on your Exams!!!
Angry birds is also an option for older kids or adults.
There is an initiative to complete one hour of free coding lessons in order to raise the level of somputer science fluency for kids. There is a push to teach computer science in the classroom to ensure that children are getting the best chance possible to succeed. Please visit CODE.org to sign up and try a lesson today!
This program is wheelchair accessible.
This program is wheelchair accessible.
An event in autumn by Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. Fans of Mankell's Swedish detective, Kurt Wallander, will enjoy this story set just before Wallander's final case.
The teacher wars: a history of America's most embattled profession by Dana Goldstein. Everyone has an opinion about America's public schools and the responsibility of its' teachers. Would you be surprised to learn teachers have been similarly embattled for nearly two centuries?
A share in death by Deborah Crombie. This is the first in Crombie's long running Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James series. It's been on my To Read list for awhile and I thought it's time had come. Nominated for an Agatha Award.
Please join us on Friday, November 14 at 4:00 PM in the Community Room for Folktale Fridays. This is a sensory-friendly storytime filled with stories, songs and sign language especially designed children with developmental delays and disabilities. This program has been funded through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation grant.
Reversing dyslexia: improving learning & behavior without drugs by Phyllis Books, DC, CCN
Embracing dyslexia [videodisc] by directed by Luis Macias
The little book of dyslexia: both sides of the classroom by Joe Beech ; edited by Ian Gilbert
Square peg: my story and what it means for raising innovators, visionaries, and out-of-the-box thinkers by L. Todd Rose with Katherine Ellison
[colored pencils by Mark Lehigh is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]