Important announcements

Memorial weekend family camping get-together

Group family camping event at the beautiful Lackawanna State Park near Scranton, PA
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Hosted by SchoolPlus of Princeton
When: June 30 - July 7, 2019
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Early Math classes come to SchoolPlus North Brunswick location!. The class starts on March 17th at 10:30-11:15

Early Math classes for Pre-K/K students are teaching our youngest students math concepts as well as logical thinking
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Prep training course for AP Russian Exam 2019

The prep training course for AP Russsian Exam 2019 will be conducted by SchoolPlus via a virtual classroom. The dates are Feb 20th to April 24th, on Wed 6:30-8:00
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Summer Camp 2019, North Brunswick

Our camp designed to promote the Russian Language
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Marina Malysheva
North Brunswick, NJ; Programming_And_Imagination, Second year class

I got my MS in Physics at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (PhysTech). I also hold a Gifted Education Certificate from Rutgers University, and I am currently a PhD student at Rutgers Graduate School of Education.

I have taught programming and computer basics in Russia and the U.S., and I designed my first programming "circle" for my kids and their friends when they were 5-7 years old. I stumbled upon Papert's legendary book Mindstorms and got hooked on the idea of using computer programming as a tool for mental and personal development.

Plutarch said, "The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." I firmly believe that knowledge is not passed from a teacher to students, but students actively construct it, moved by their own motivation. For young students, itís also very important to move from concrete to abstract, to base their learning on real-life activities. That's why I strive to promote student directed and project-based learning, rather than run lecture type classes.