Horizons Greater Boston’s approach is unique in several ways:
Whole-Child Approach: Horizons Greater Boston takes a whole-child approach to education, recognizing that students’ academic success is closely tied to their social-emotional wellbeing. The program integrates social-emotional learning into all aspects of the curriculum, with a focus on helping students develop resilience, self-awareness, and relationship-building skills.
Long-Term Commitment: Horizons Greater Boston is committed to long-term relationships with its students, providing support from kindergarten through high school. This long-term commitment allows the program to build strong relationships with students and their families, and to provide ongoing support and guidance as students navigate their academic and personal journeys.
Collaborative Partnerships: Horizons Greater Boston partners with local schools, community organizations, and businesses to provide a comprehensive network of support for its students. These collaborative partnerships allow the program to leverage the strengths of multiple organizations to provide the best possible resources and opportunities for its students.
Personalized Support: Horizons Greater Boston provides personalized support to each student, recognizing that every child has unique strengths, challenges, and learning styles. The program offers small group instruction and one-on-one tutoring to ensure that each student receives the support they need to succeed.
Summer Learning: Horizons Greater Boston focuses specifically on summer learning, recognizing that summer can be a time of lost academic progress for many students. By providing a comprehensive summer program, the program helps students maintain and build on their academic skills over the summer months, setting them up for success in the coming school year.
Horizons Greater Boston’s approach is special because it takes a whole-child approach to education, provides long-term support and guidance to its students, leverages collaborative partnerships, offers personalized support, and focuses on summer learning. These elements combine to create a comprehensive program that supports the academic, social-emotional, and personal growth of its students, and prepares them for success in school and beyond.