Harkness Teaching

Socratic TeachingHarkness Teaching is a method employed at the prestigious Exeter Academy. The key concept of this methodology is teaching at a table where a teacher can maintain eye contact with all students, students are sitting next to their peers, which develops interpersonal skills and friendship among peers. Additionally, it facilatates teamwork and analytical discussion as student analyze key concepts in a nurturing learning enviroment. At a Harkness table student don’t feel like they lectured at rather they are in an active particpants in an evolving learning process.

Our educational services include academic tutoring, adult education, enrichment program for kids, kids summer camp, and special education. Most of our programs utilize the innovative Excelsior Compass Technique.

Producing an enthusiasim for learning while incorparating individualilty and independent thinking skills to be competatieve.

Excelsior Principles

To understand the real-life application knowledge.

Think, discuss, examine and analyze.

Develop a lifelong comittment to helping others

Excelsior Methodology

Excelsior Compass Technique consist of a tri-modality appoach.

Excelsior Philosophy At Excelsior, we embrace the unique talents, gifts, and needs of every student utilizing a learn by doing approach.


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Excelsior Difference

Results-based versus Test-based learning

Small class sizes

Individual attention

24-hour Online Support

Tailored lesson material

Student-centered Approach

Our Mission

Excellent Education.

Excelsior Education
Connecting families with a network of dedicated and skilled teachers who love what they do.