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Our Programs

My Spectrum School approaches gifted and talented education with an innovative vision of pedagogy that combines contemporary theories of learning with effective teaching methods. Our philosophy is based on the concept that each child exhibits a unique profile of different abilities, or spectrum of intelligences, based on Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences and Harvard University's Project Spectrum research studies. Our curriculum emphasizes identifying children's areas of strength and using this information as the basis for an individualized educational program.

My Spectrum School's advanced Long Island gifted programs include:

  • Harvard University Project Spectrum and Theory of Multiple Intelligences frameworks
  • Utilization of the seven domains of knowledge: language, math, science, art, music, social understanding, and movement aligned with New York State Common Core Learning Standards
  • Individual and group learning activities to foster critical and creative thinking skills
  • Prepared learning environment as a teaching tool for exploration and discovery
  • Small class size facilitated by highly educated staff
  • On-going involvement from parents and community partners
  • Theme-based project learning
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Preschool (Ages 2-4)

Statistically, children who attend high-quality preschools enter kindergarten with better pre-reading skills, richer vocabularies, and stronger basic math skills, and self of self than those who do not. Our gifted program understands the importance of early childhood education, and aims to cultivate each child’s abilities to achieve their gifted potential. The preschool curriculum emphasizes cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development through the seven domains of knowledge to instill a lifelong love of learning.

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3, 4, or 5 Days – Half Day
Monday - Friday
Morning or Afternoon
9:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 3:00pm

3, 4, or 5 Days – Full Day
Monday - Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm

Kindergarten (Ages 5-6)

Our program identifies and nurtures exceptional interests and high abilities of learners. It supports a unique, fun, and challenging curriculum in the seven domains of knowledge to enhance children's academic, social, emotional and physical development. Our program also instills the creative and critical thinking skills necessary to confidently enter first grade and achieve academic success.

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3, 4, or 5 Days – Half Day
Monday - Friday
Morning or Afternoon
9:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 3:00pm

3, 4, or 5 Days – Full Day
Monday - Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm

Grade 1 (Ages 6-7)

Our individualized curriculum and instruction for Grade 1 advances children's exploration and provides an in-depth study of the seven domains of knowledge. The program aligns with New York State Common Core Learning Standards and fosters a love of learning to maximize academic success.

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5 Days – Full Day
Monday - Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm

After School Enrichment (Ages 5-9)

Accelerated academic enrichment and workshops are provided after school for gifted and talented children ages 3-10.

Children engage in projects that are both fun and challenging. They are designed to boost cognitive ability, confidence, and social awareness.

Our STEM and STEAM projects include a wide range of topics such as: Engineering, Computer Programming, Environments & Habitats, Astronomy, Technology, Algebra, Puzzles, Reading & Writing, Painting, Fashion Design, Chess and many more.

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1 Day to 5 Days
Monday - Friday

Ages 3 - 4
3:30pm – 4:30pm
3:30pm – 5:00pm
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Ages 5 - 9
3:00pm – 5:00pm
3:00pm – 6:00pm
3:00pm – 6:30pm

STEAM Workshops (Ages 4-9)

Share our love of STEM and Art (STEAM) even when Port Washington schools are "closed". All children ages 4-8 will express their creativity and gain a deeper understanding of the scientific world around us. Children enjoy projects that quench their curiosity and expand their knowledge in the areas of: Engineering, Chemistry, Technology, Algebra, Sculpture, and Painting and many more.

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1 Day (2 Hours)
10:00am - 12:00pm

Coding Classes (Ages 5-12)

Our Coding Program is a fun and collaborative way for children ages 5-12 to learn computer programming. Through project-based learning, children build fundamental coding skills such as: sequences, loops, conditions, functions, and algorithms.

Over 6 weeks, students program stories, games, solve puzzles and mazes, learn the art of debugging (fixing errors), and programmatically create digital art.

The course is taught by a seasoned, professional programmer, and is tailored to the child's skill level from beginner to wizard, which makes for one of the best computer programming classes for kids on Long Island.


Saturday Schedule

Intro To Programming With Scratch
10:30am - 11:30am

Javascript 101 With Tynker
12:30pm - 2:00pm

STEM and Art (STEAM) Summer Camp (Ages 2-11)

Our gifted summer program for children ages 2 - 11 combines academics with social, cultural, and recreational opportunities for an engaging summer of enjoyment and accelerated learning. This adventure occurs in our stimulating indoor environment and extends to the outdoor Nature Classroom. Children select and explore topics and engage in a variety of activities that furthers excitement about learning based on their interests and abilities in the following seven domains of knowledge.


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Weekly Schedule
Monday - Friday

2, 3, 4, or 5 Days - Half Day
9:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 3:00pm

2, 3, 4, or 5 Days - Full Day
9:00am – 3:30pm

Additional 1 hour or 1/2 hour