Cohoes, New York Tutoring Programs
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Cohoes District and Curriculum
The Cohoes City School District serves all the public schools in the city of Cohoes, New York. The motto for the district is ‘learning by all’ with the stated goal of educating every child and helping them to obtain a New York State Regents diploma. The curriculum includes a variety of coursework including Math, Literature, Science, the Arts, and Information and Technology. The coursework is aimed at helping students to achieve success in college academics and in their career pursuits.
We currently cover the following Cohoes-area school district: Cohoes City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Cohoes District Curriculum
The curriculum prepares students to pass the required five New York State Board of Regents exams in English, U.S. History, Mathematics, Global History and Science in order to receive a Regents diploma. The District is dedicated to providing an educational experience that prepares students for the world of current technology in all fields. At the Elementary School level, students follow an award winning curriculum in Science called the ‘Science and Technology for Children’ which emphasizes hands on learning.
In English and Language Arts, elementary school students learn to read using an integrated guided reading program from Kindergarten through second grade and a literature based reading program for grades three through five. A team approach to teaching is used at the middle school level, where students focus on learning Algebra, Geometry, Interdisciplinary Science and Language Arts. At the high school level, students prepare for their Regents exams, and have the opportunity to take high school courses that offer college credit.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Cohoes Educational News
- Top Teacher - Chris Michael, a social studies teacher at Cohoes Middle School was recently name as a WNYT News Channel 13 Top Teacher of the Capital Region. Fourth grade teacher, Mary Ann DeCarr was also named to the stations top teacher list in a previous month. Elaine Houston, an education reporter from the station visited Chris Michael’s class in which the teacher used the song American Pie as a lead in to a discussion of the loss of innocence and other changes that took place in the country between 1959 and 1971.
- Tour of School - Educational leaders from foreign countries including Mexico, and Central and South America recently toured Harmony Hill Elementary School. The educators visited the school as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The Program is a professional exchange connecting educational leaders in different countries. The visitors spent five days in the Capital Region of New York and were hosted by the International Center of the Capital Region (ICCR).
- Clothing Drive - Students from Cohoes High School recently participated in a clothing drive to help individuals and families affected by the recent Hurricane Sandy. Mr. Santarcangelo’s Participation in Government class spearheaded the drive which collected gently used clothing including pants, shirts, gloves, hats, and coats. Participating students dropped off clothing items in the school attendance office which was then distributed to needy families.
Cohoes 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: Resources for Learning about Science
Bats are fascinating creatures that inspire both fear and curiosity. To help children learn about what bats do for the environment they can visit the Adventure of Echo the Bat website, which is sponsored by NASA. At the website, students will be able to follow Echo the bat as he travels to Arizona where he hibernates in the winter. The site can also be used by teachers and parents providing homeschooling as a teacher’s guide accompanies the site.