The Growing Room Academy is offering 54 summer classes at our 5 locations this summer. Classes start as early as June 13th in a variety of subjects including Scratch Programming, Robotics, 3D Printing, Ninja Camp, Basketball, Skateboarding, Musical Theater and Math and Reading Academic Skills Building. Most classes are 5-day individual series and no experience is necessary. These classes are a great way to get specialized learning opportunities this summer while attending...more
Almost a century ago renowned philosopher and educator, John Dewey, put forth an impassioned plea that educators place emphasis on educating the whole child. Dewey asserted teaching models that relied upon rote learning were not engaging the child in a meaningful way. Initiatives such as STEM and project-based learning are 21st-century responses to the active classroom participation that Dewey advocated. But, what of the whole child? While education pays lip service to the whole student, both parents and educators tend to focus on quantitative or measurable rational qualities when it...more
The Growing Room Education Council in collaboration with parents and The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has created the most comprehensive after-school program in the East Bay. As a California non-profit Organization, we specialize in social development, academic enrichment, and emotional support to school-aged children in the community.