Frequently Asked Questions
Quarantine Bubble - FAQ
What does the registration and supply fee cover?
Can students from multiple grade levels be in the same Quarantine Bubble? If so, how will you manage students from different grade levels?
What level of daily communication should I expect from Think, Speak & Grow Academy?
Can a Quarantine Bubble operate part-time instead of from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm?
What is your Tax ID
Tax ID: 82-5481691
Will you assist with placing a student in a Quarantine Bubble?
Do you offer aftercare? If so, what extracurricular activities will you provide during that time?
We offer aftercare ONLY as part of our Quarantine Bubble.
It appears that the typical virtual school day ends between 2:30 - 3:00 pm. So, our aftercare runs from the end of each respective student's school day until 5:00 pm.
Our aftercare offerings include:
- STEAM projects
- Interactive Social Emotional Learning projects
We can also work with Quarantine Bubbles to offer customized extracurricular activities during the aftercare time.
*Please note we do not offer stand-alone aftercare programming outside of the Quarantine Bubble.*
What happens if an Academic Partner has an emergency or gets ill?
If an Academic Partner gets ill or has an emergency, either Dr. Walton or our part-time academic partner will act as a substitute.
Do you work with special needs and gifted students?
What COVID-19 safety precautions will you implement in the Quarantine Bubble?
The academic partner will wear a mask and face shield throughout the day.
Students will be required to wear face shields or face shields w/cloth drape.
Parents will be required to wear a mask when entering the "home-based" classroom.
Students and parents will be required to wash their hands (or utilize a hand sanitizer) upon entering the classroom space.
Every morning before entering the classroom space, students' temperature will be taken using a touchless monitor.
All tangible items students bring to the classroom space will be left outside and disinfected before being brought into the classroom.
What payment platform do you use? And, what is the payment policy for days missed?
Will the Quarantine Bubble operate on the school year calendar? Also, will service be available during holiday breaks?
Yes, the Quarantine Bubble will operate based on the school year calendar of the respective students served. Additionally, the Academic Partner will be available during breaks and holidays with a one-month advance notice.
Is there an enrollment commitment for Quarantine Bubbles?
Virtual Bubble & Tutoring - FAQ
Do you offer in-person or group Reading & Math tutoring?
What level of communication should I expect from Think, Speak & Grow Academy?
Will you assist with placing a student in a Virtual Bubble?
Do you offer Reading & Math tutoring for special needs students?
Will the Virtual Bubbles operate on the school year calendar? Also, will service be available during holiday breaks?
Yes, the Virtual Bubble will operate based on the school year calendar of the respective students served.
Is there an enrollment commitment for tutoring and the Virtual Bubble?
Is there an enrollment limit for Virtual Bubbles?
Yes, there will be a 4 student limit for Virtual Bubbles. Based on a virtual summer camp pilot we conducted this past June and July, we ascertained that an effective group sizing for virtual programming is 4 students. This allows students to feel heard and interact in a meaningful and productive manner.
Will a refund be provided if when a student misses a tutoring or Virtual Bubble session?
Unfortunately, we cannot offer a refund if students miss a Virtual Bubble or tutoring session. However, we will allow tutoring students to reschedule 2 sessions per semester based on the instructor's availability.
Will the Virtual Bubbles take place daily?
The Virtual Bubbles will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Why is tutoring only between 4:00 - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday?
We only utilized certified K-12 teachers or content-specific college instructors for tutoring, and since they are in class during the day, we set the hours after the school day. If those times are not conducive for your schedule, we offer tutoring from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm on Saturday and Sundays.