And this is not just open to their students but to whoever would want to strengthen their performances in and their appreciation of the English and Math subjects from preschool to Grade 6. And what’s more, the famous Singapore Math method is also being offered.
What is Galileo Enrichment Program
Galileo Enrichment Learning Program is an after-school program that aims to provide a fun learning environment for kids from ages 3 to 12 for the subjects that many students find difficult–English and Math. And they also included the Singapore Math curriculum that was developed by Filipino educators in order to better suit and supplement the Philippine education system. They aim to empower learners by providing a fun learning time that will eventually lead to the improvement of self-learning and critical thinking skills. This will then be translated to better performance in school.
Five Ways of Learning Through the Galileo Program
A single session with the Galileo program lasts from 45 minutes to 1 hour and involves a lot of interaction between the teacher and the student. Here in Bacolod, they are going to have students to one teacher ratio in order to maximize learning. In each session, the students need to go through five centers that do not happen chronologically. The teachers rotate the activities based on the students’ needs. Below are the five ways of learning:
Tactile Launch Pad
This section has activities that support motor skills through concrete tools like puzzles and manipulative toys. It aims to harness the bodily-kinesthetic intelligence of the learner through experiential activities.
The activities in this center reinforce the rules of thinking by sight, reading, and mental computation in order to build speed and accuracy in the learner.
They have reading activities that allow literary appreciation through a wide selection of books accredited by the Galileo Learning Program main office. This center aims to develop a child’s love for reading and to enrich his or her vocabulary and comprehension.
This center has activities that employ game-play elements in developing English and Math skills. They have a laptop computer and a tablet loaded with educational programs and apps accredited by the Galileo Learning Program main office. So the programs used in all Galileo centers in the Philippines are standardized.
The activities in this center harness reading and writing skills through print- based materials. This space also contains their work sheets to gauge their capacities and abilities at the start of the program as well as testings to determine the students’ progress.
They also have a rewards system for little milestones in the learning process.
How Much is the Galileo Enrichment Program
You may opt to have your child enrolled in one subject or a combination of two or three, depending on your child’s needs, schedules, and budget. Math OR English fee is offered at P1860 per month while Singapore Math is P2,500 per month. One month is equivalent to eight (8) sessions only and they meet twice a week. The schedule at the Galileo Center at Bright Kids is on a first come-first serve basis.
But in case the kids are not available or not in the mood to learn on their scheduled time, the teachers are willing to make adjustments and reschedule the sessions on the next available time. A one-time registration fee of P500 will be asked from each student. This includes a Galileo program starter kit. You may call them for more details and promos and discounts.
How Long Will the Galileo Enrichment Program Take Effect
While we live in a world where instant stuff is the thing, this cannot be said in the process of nurturing. Nothing happens in an instant in this genre. So it is recommended that a child be enrolled with the Galileo programs for at least three months in order to see great progress and changes in study habits.
To expect that the child will change or improve in just one month is not only unreasonable, it puts unrealistic expectations and pressure on the child. This is based on the premise that each child has different learning styles and pacing and it may take time to get to a comfortable learning pace. Inquire with Bright Kids about their three-month lock-in promo.
Galileo Enrichment Program Bacolod
For inquiries to the Galileo Enrichment Learning Program Bacolod and how it can help your child enjoy learning, you may call or visit Bright Kids Preschool at 10th Lacson Streets, Bacolod City. Tel. No. (034) 433 4713.
Sigrid - Bacolod Blogger
Sigrid is a work at home mom and Bacolod blogger who tries to juggle taking care of the kids, homeschooling in Bacolod, covering events, designing, writing, and blogging. After finishing her degree in Mass Communications from the University of St. La Salle, she went on to become a news reporter/writer for a local daily and eventually pursued a career in advertising as a copywriter and graphics designer. After her stint in the corporate world, she became a freelance writer, contributing to national and international publications covering a variety of topics. She was a contributing food writer to COOK Magazine before she became a food and mommy blogger. She blogs at: