As culture dilutes images of respect, youth face problems such as bullying in its varying forms, low self-esteem, lack of understanding how to process and vent emotions. HERO commits to uphold positive changes in behavior, social emotional learning, and diffuse a pro respect culture extending the boundaries of the classroom. Youth created and driven at its core, HERO provides consistent and frequent avenues of self-exploration, valuing differences and celebrating our likenesses producing a community movement.
How could we prepare our kids to enter a more competitive job market than ever? We could teach them the essential skills of professionals such as working in a collaborative group, public speaking, critical thinking, and problem solving skills early in their childhood. By providing young minds experiences that go beyond the boundaries of the classroom we are setting up our children for success. Project based learning provides the framework for students to learn and highlight their strengths in an environment created to allow for exploration and achievement.
What would happen if we exposed kids as early as possible to engineering, programming and technology? They would be prepared with the problem solving, critical thinking, and team building skills that tech careers crave. Robotics is a unique opportunity kids can have to work hands-on with robots, programming in a collaborative process that can launch a child into a career in technology.
1 in 4 youths sitting in a California public school right now are hearing a lesson in a language they do not understand. Our program can adapt to your individual needs and provide the structure that will help students thrive academically and aid in expanding student's vocabulary, language and reading skills. Carefully trained staff can identify students that need the extra help and provide the help so that all students can succeed.
Video production is a great way to use technology, writing and art to allow students to explore avenues of creativity. Video production allows for students to learn ways to tell a story and the writing process while simultaneously supporting project based learning. Learning these skills can inspire youth to make creative fields their profession!
The After-school Math Olympiad is an annual event that challenges students to think critically and work together, and individually, to solve math problems of increasing difficulty within a tournament setting. The goal of the Olympiad is to encourage enthusiasm and love for Mathematics, develop an understanding of various math concepts and problem solving skills; and lastly to cultivate creativity, ingenuity, and help children reach their goals.
The After-school Science Olympiad is an annual event that consists of various hands-on group challenges that allow students to find creative solutions to projects of varying difficulty. The goal of the science olympiad is to get students to think critically as the learn, develop and apply knowledge of basic science concepts in a fun and cooperative setting.