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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Derby District Curriculum

By developing learning opportunities rooted in these research-based standards, the district ensure that all students, regardless of age or school of attendance, will receive a comparable education that prepares them for a successful future. To enhance the educational options at all levels, different schools offer different programs for interested students. Project Lead the Way, an innovative engineering and mathematics curriculum, is offered to elementary students to build interest in this career area.

Although core academics is the primary emphasis in learning, in high school the curriculum fans out into Career Pathways which are offered in high school to allow students to pursue career interest areas in law enforcement, accounting, fine arts, engineering, interior design, and architecture. Providing students with ample opportunities to work with emerging technologies is also emphasized. Also offered are special programs such as Junior ROTC and the Kansas 61st, a program in community service.

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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Derby 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.

Derby District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

USD 260 follows the Kansas College and Career Ready Common Core Standards. Teachers and Instructional Coordinators work collaboratively to integrate the curriculum, select appropriate instructional materials that allow differentiation for all students, incorporate research-based teaching strategies, and create authentic student assessments. While students are expected to perform to proficiency standards on statewide assessments, the projects and exams designed by classroom teachers also measure student progress in meeting the learning goals.

We currently cover the following Derby-area school district: Derby Public Schools.

Keeping Informed: Recent Derby Educational News

  • Cooper Breakfast Club - Cooper Elementary recently held its monthly Cooper Breakfast Club (CBC) for staff and student families. Families are invited once a month to have breakfast with their children prior to the school day. The Breakfast Club encourages family and parental involvement in school and builds community among parents, teachers, and students.
  • SAFE Program - The Derby Police Department has incorporated the Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) program to motivate teenagers to wear their seatbelts through positive motivation. Students who sign the pledge at Derby High School have the chance to win a $25 gift card every month. The program was created to bring awareness to seatbelt use in efforts to reduce fatalities and injuries among high school students.
  • Robo Panthers News - Derby High School’s Robo Panthers recently participated in the annual Kansas BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics Competition. The competition was created to inspire students towards careers in engineering, science, and technology. Derby High students worked with community mentors for over 6 weeks to design a robot using a 12-step process in which they encountered problems and challenges faced by real-life engineers and then worked cooperatively to find solutions through trial and error.

Testimonials and Case Studies from Our Parents

One-on-one learning with a certified private in-home tutor
Tutoring at your child's pace & schedule - available 7 days a week
Personalized instruction in the comfort of your home
Tutors that are highly-qualified K-12 and university educators

Our instructors hail from Harvard, Stanford, Duke and other top institutions

Our tutors are different from the ones you find in your neighborhood

Staff Tutors with Outstanding Credentials

Our educators have graduated from top academic institutions, and many of them have achieved in the 90th percentile or higher on standardized tests. Equally importantly, they enjoy coaching students across a variety of subject areas and standardized tests

Educators Beyond What You Find Down the Block

Students work collaboratively with their private tutor who is a top-notch college graduate well beyond the academic caliber that you’ll typically find in your neighbourhood

Experienced Academic Directors to Create and Adjust Learning Plans

Every student is paired up with both a private tutor and an Academic Director responsible for creating a comprehensive learning plan and constantly tweeking it to optimize for results

Fully Customized Programs with Regular Progress Reports

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

Meet Our Tutors

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.

My name is Daniel C. and I am a High School Math, English and Economics.

My name is Amy B. and I am a Math, English Tutor from Darlington, South Carolina.

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 Akosua A. and I am a Math, Science, English, ACT Tutor from Brampton, Ontario.

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: Choosing the Right Extracurricular Activities

Opportunities for children to “get involved” are abundant, from numerous sports to music lessons. Helping your child to find the best fit can be quite time consuming, but well worth it in the end. As your child grows and discovers the world, pay close attention to areas in which s/he excels or shows a particular interest. At an early age, your child may exhibit an athletic or artistic talent. Nurture that talent by encouraging participation frequently, even if it isn’t necessarily a talent of yours. Introducing your child to mentors outside of your home who also have a passion for that activity is important as it will allow the skill or interest to develop even more fully. Also take the time to introduce your child to a wide variety of activities. You may find that your child is an expert Lego engineer or yearns to act after seeing a play at the local theater. After listening to a band, your child may show an interest in learning how to play an instrument or taking voice lessons. By paying attention to areas of strength and interest from an early age, you will help your child to find their niche and experience continued success.

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