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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Amherst District Curriculum

The Mathematics curriculum, which follows the Common Core, begins by introducing students to numbers and counting, as well as basic arithmetic. As students become comfortable with these concepts, they advance to more complex skills. Within elementary school, students will become proficient in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, basic geometry, and fractions and decimals. In secondary school, students will be exposed to pre-algebra and algebra, and are able to take their skills as far as calculus. Students are also expected to become familiar with various elements of geometry and statistics.

The Science curriculum begins with a basic understanding of concepts that are easy to observe. Students are asked to use inquiry to develop opinions about the world around them. Then, they will use the scientific method to understand the basis for their observations. As they advance, they will be expected to understand more specific scientific processes in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics and earth science.

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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Amherst students start with a free academic assessment with an Academic Director. Our flagship tutoring programs are available for $199.99/month which include regular one-on-one tutoring, academic mentorship, bi-monthly progress reports, learning profiles, and parental conference calls.

Amherst District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

The Amherst School District adheres to the Common Core Curriculum as well as the New Hampshire State curriculum. They also are in the process of adapting a science program called Next Generation Science Standards, which are currently undergoing revision. Central to the curriculum is students’ use of and opportunity to learn about technology in order to prepare them for their future learning and professional pursuits.

We currently cover the following Amherst-area school district: Amherst School District.

Keeping Informed: Recent Amherst Educational News

  • Basketball News - The boys’ basketball team at Souhegan High School will have the opportunity to bring home a championship for their school. Recently, they defeated their rival team with a close final score of 53-45. The upcoming finals game will be against Pembroke.
  • Facilities Updates - The Amherst School District High School will be receiving a new roof, as a vote was approved that will provide the necessary funds to Souhegan. The school’s HVAC system will also be replaced, the operations budget receiving enough money to make the necessary adjustments. This will help improve the school and hopefully save money in the long term.
  • All-State Jazz Festival - Only the best jazz bands in New Hampshire perform at the All-State Jazz Festival. Students from Souhegan High School were among the groups present this past month, showing off their skills. Students auditioned last fall to be represented in the All-State festival, and four Souhegan High School students were chosen.

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With regular progress reports and archived copies of your lessons, you can easily track your progress and review concepts from past lessons

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Each of them is highly-qualified K-12 and university educators

My name is Michelle O. and I am a certified Calculus Tutor from Bloomington,
Indiana.

My name is Davis H. and I am a certified English Tutor from Greenville, South Carolina.

My name is Jane W. and I am certified SAT/ACT Tutor from San Diego, California.

My name is Ken B. and I am a certified Math and Statistics Tutor from California.

My name is Kevin L. and I am a certified Social Studies Tutor from Guelph, Ontario.

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My name is Owen M. and I am a Math, English, Languages, ACT Tutor from Dundas, Ontario.

My name is Daniel H. and I am an English, ACT, SAT, Social Studies Tutor from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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My name is Davis H. and I am a certified Math, Science, English Tutor from Greenville, South Carolina.

My name is Jania B. and I am a Math, English Tutor from Eight Mile, Alabama.

Chalk Talk: Rhetorical Devices: Antithesis

One type of parallel structure that is often encountered in literature is antithesis. His happens when you place two opposite items within a parallel structure. For example, the phrase “many are called, but few are chosen” juxtaposes several different things. The word “many” is placed in direct contrast to the word “few”, and the word “called” is contrasted with “chosen”. Argumentative writers use antithesis to show a stark contrast between two ideas, and a good writer is able to employ antithesis to help strengthen their argument.

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