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Big Stone Gap District and Curriculum

SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Big Stone Gap students start with a ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT with an Academic Director. Call us now for a personalized quote! Our services include regular one-on-one tutoring, academic mentorship, bi-weekly progress reports, learning profiles and parental conference calls.

Big Stone Gap District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

The Powell Valley Public Schools provide a comprehensive curriculum in line with state and national expectations. Union High School has been awarded the Bronze medal for being one of the Best High School, by “U.S. News and World Report”. They were able to receive this ranking by designing a creative curriculum with a foundation in the Virginia Standards of Learning.

We currently cover the following Big Stone Gap-area school district: Powell Valley Public Schools.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Big Stone Gap District Curriculum

Students begin to learn about the History of the world around them by first looking at the general history of places such as China, or Greece. As they progress they begin to look at the governments and the people that have made up the areas around them, then they expand this to include the world around them. This leaves the students to see what it takes to allow them to live the lives they do.

Biology is one part of the Science curriculum in these schools. This is approached, in early elementary years, by allowing students to observe plants and animals in their natural setting. By the middle years, students begin to learn about the cells and systems which make up each of these living things. When these students graduate from high school, they will learn about DNA, and they will go into more details on the systems. Upon graduation, these students have an appreciation for what lays under the top layers of each thing they observe.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Big Stone Gap Educational News

  • Union High School Band - Students at Union High School are given the opportunity to share an instrumental love of music with others by joining the band. These students perform at high school football games and they compete in various competitions throughout the state.
  • One Act Team - The One Act Team at Union High School gives an outlet to students who enjoy the world of the theater. These students, both behind the scene and on the stage, create one-act performances to take to competition.
  • Scholastic Bowl - This is an organization that was formed to allow students to compete against other schools scholastically. Each team is presented with questions, either in science, social studies, math, language, or current events. After each team has competed against each of the other teams, they participate in a championship where each team has a chance to meet on the way to the trophy.

Big Stone Gap Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: Sixth-Grade Mathematics

Children build on their mathematics skills each year. So if a child has been working to level, they will be able to handle sixth-grade mathematics easily. In this grade, some teachers begin to introduce negative numbers. They also are introduced to some of the basics of algebra and build on geometry skills. They may begin to find the area of three-dimensional shapes. This allows for a lot of hands-on experience to help make this topic clear. Finally, students learn about reasoning, such as how the student got the answer. These topics may sound overwhelming but by reinforcing the ideas at home, students should be able to take on sixth-grade mathematics with ease.