San Mateo County Office of Education Instructional Services Divi 101 Twin Dolphin Dr, Redwood City, CA94065 The San Mateo County Office of Education Instructional Services Division is a government office that provides…More services and resources for public school teachers and classrooms. It provides beginning teacher support and assessment, professional development services, educational technology, preschool resources and more.
John Gill Elementary is known for its award-winning multi-age program and performing arts focus. While most…More classrooms have traditional single-grade classrooms, students have the option to stay with the same teacher for three years. This allows the teacher and student to develop a strong sense of community, consistency, and accountability. The older students have the opportunity to be teachers for the younger ones. The program won the Golden Bell Award in 2006 and prestigious Kent Award in 2007-2008.
While most schools have cut their arts funding, John Gill makes it a point to incorporate the performing arts program into the curriculum. Some features include twice-weekly dance instruction, public performances, and music (instrumental and theory.) Every child will participate in at least one public dance performance each year.
Kumon of Redwood City 1551 El Camino Real, Redwood City, CA94063 Kumon is an after-school program designed to help children advance in math and reading skills. Kumon's teaching…More methodology is well-established and its teachers well-trained. Kumon will work with children and their families to create the best study plan for success.
Greenoaks Montessori 1803 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Redwood City, CA94061 As a Montessori school, Greenoaks focuses on cultivating independence in children. Children choose their own "jobs" in…More the classroom and learn by making their own decisions and comprehending the consequences. Once they are ready for a new area of learning and play, they can express this to their teacher. By cleaning up after themselves every day, children learn responsibility in the classroom, and can apply this to everyday life.
Gelb Teaching Institute 2726 Broadway, Redwood City, CA94062 Established in 1939, Gelb Teaching Institute is an historical part of the Redwood City community. At this location,…More it offers music instruction, with lessons in guitar, drums, bass, piano and voice. The teachers are experienced and friendly and provide excellent instruction. Contact the Gelb Teaching Instiute by telephone to schedule private lessons.
All-Star Karate Center 816 Warrington Ave, Redwood City, CA94063 Established in 2001, All-Star Karate Center offers a range of martial arts instruction, including self-defense,…More kickboxing and karate. Courses are available for men, women and children of all ages and skill levels. It features friendly and professional teachers who provide a positive learning atmosphere.
Michele's Home Day Care 743 Canyon Rd, Redwood City, CA94062 This in-home day care center is for newborns to children 5 years old. The environment is hands-on, educational, and fun.…More The kids have many classic toys to play with. Once a week, a teacher comes to the center to teach the kids yoga and sign language. There are many field trips, including weekly swim lessons.
Friends For Youth 1741 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA94063 Established in 1979, Friends For Youth offers mentoring services to at-risk children aged eight to 17. It helps to…More support their education and to motivate them. The youth are referred by teachers, counselors or youth service experts. Contact to learn more about becoming a mentor.
Fair Oaks School is a K-5 school highly focused on its language arts program. The goal of the program is to make sure…More all third graders are reading at the third grade level when the school year is over. A Reading Recovery specialist and a Johns Hopkins University program have helped achieve a vast improvement. The school received the Golden Bell Award for this particular program.
Over 40 volunteers with the tutoring program plus six AmeriCorps tutors have contributed to this success. A central part of the program is 90 minutes of uninterrupted daily reading. Starting in first grade, children are grouped by reading level, allowing teachers to work with students all in similar reading levels. Teachers assess students every eight weeks to determine if additional support from tutors or families is needed. These students are all able to receive one-on-one training if necessary.