Author: CA Staff

  • This 3-Step Process Makes Math Word Problems Easy!

    Many students of math find word problems challenging, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This three-step process makes math problems easier! Better yet, it helps students train their skills in ways that are more easily applied to life beyond school, too. When solving a word problem, a student should always follow these three…

  • 5 Tips To Make Your Student a Better Public Speaker!

    Public speaking and making your voice heard may be the most important skill a person can have. Great speakers are more confident and respected, all the way from their earliest classroom days into their adult lives. Communication Academy teaches Public Speaking as one of our four core subjects, and so we know that great public…

  • Spring 2018 Writing Competition Winners

    Spring 2018 Writing Competition Winners

    Congratulations to our Spring 2018 Writing Competition Winners: Lohith Reddy Reddem and Ira Dharia! Both of them have won a $25 gift card to Target and a spotlight on our weekly newsletter. For the 9-11 age range, Lohith Reddy Reddem won with his writing piece Flying Fish. In it, he shows detailed description and great story progression.…

  • Fall 2017 Writing Competition Winners

    Congratulations to both Maggie Tobacco and Roger Sik for winning Communication Academy’s Fall 2017 Writing Competition. Winner for ages 9-10: Maggie Tobacco Maggie’s short story titled Twinkle’s Day is about the day in the life of a cat named Twinkle. She shows great examples of natural dialogue, a distinct voice, and good story progression. Winner…

  • Creative Writing: Short Story

    Creative Writing: Short Story

    New to this Winter’s classes is Creative Writing: Short Story. Make your stories come to life! In Creative Writing: Short Story, learn how to improve story writing through fun activities and specialized writing techniques. If you want to improve your fiction writing, this is the class for you. In Creative Writing: Short Story, you will:…

  • Why Kids Need Public Speaking

    Why Kids Need Public Speaking

    With a world full of technology, children are becoming accustomed to computer screens, tablets, cellphones, and television screens feeding them information on a daily basis. Gone are the days of paper and pencil tests, creatively assembled poster board presentations, and solving math problems on classroom chalkboards. Chromebooks have taken over the classroom and most social…

  • December Break Camps in Cupertino

    December Break Camps in Cupertino

    Full day camp options are available for ages 5-13 in public speaking and writing for the weeks of December break: 12/18 – 12/20 and 12/26 – 12/29. Different topics and curriculum are offered each week to promote learning in different styles. Check out the complete schedule and pricing. Options: Full day + after camp care…

  • FREE Open House on December 16th

    FREE Open House on December 16th

    Looking for quality K-12 after school enrichment classes in Cupertino? Communication Academy offers public speaking, debate, writing, reading, and math classes and camps all year round. Come to our free open house to watch a presentation, see sample curriculum, and ask questions. Details Date: Saturday, December 16th, 2017 Time: 1:30pm – 2:30pm Location: Communication Academy,…

  • Cupertino Winter 2018 Classes Available Starting January

    Cupertino Winter 2018 Classes Available Starting January

    Get a running start in 2018 with our after school enrichment classes in Cupertino. Different topics and curriculum in all subjects promote well-rounded students. Our public speaking class’s topic is impromptu, which focuses on speaking and presenting with little to no preparation time. It’s great for improving interpersonal communication as well being spontaneous. Check out our course descriptions to…

  • Math Olympiad Contest 2017-2018 Starting 11/18

    Math Olympiad Contest 2017-2018 Starting 11/18

    If you love math and want to challenge yourself, compete in the Math Olympiad Contest. The Math Olympiad Contest is designed to increase enthusiasm in mathematics, teach major problem solving strategies, and foster creativity and flexibility. It consists of 5 monthly tests given from November – March. Each test consists of 5 nonroutine problems with…