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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Duncan District Curriculum

The curriculum provides a comprehensive learning experience for students and is also responsive to changes in society and prepares students for what they will need to know when they graduate. To that end, the technology and sciences curriculum has become more robust in recent years. Engineering concepts are integrated into these subjects as well, providing an additional outlet for the development of problem-solving strategies and opportunities for innovative thinking. This also provides a way to teach math that is applicable to different areas of the sciences.

There is also a strong outdoor and environmental learning program available to students. Students look at the diversity within the biosphere and examine the interdependence of various biological systems. They also learn about energy sources and the various types of sustainable energies that are available. Project-based learning allows students to put their knowledge, hypotheses, and inventions to the test. This helps to achieve the goal of developing the processes of scientific investigation in students.

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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Duncan 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.

Duncan District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

The schools of Duncan use the curriculum designed by the province that offers a standards-based approach to learning. The curriculum lays out what it is that students are expected to learn in their subjects each year, these learning expectations are referred to as the Prescribed Learning Outcomes. The Learning Outcomes offer up the basis by which students become proficient in their subjects. This proficiency in the basics allows for students to develop critical thinking, reasoning, problem-solving, and other modes of thinking. Bringing about these thinking skills ensures that students are prepared for academics and career pursuits in next generation opportunities.

We currently cover the following Duncan-area school districts: Cowichan Valley School District, Catholic Independent Schools of British Columbia.

Keeping Informed: Recent Duncan Educational News

  • Enrichment Programs - The Cowichan Valley District offers Gifted and Enrichment Programs for students who excel in their academics. The program is called the Gifted Catalyst Program and offers unique opportunities for participating students.
  • Distance Education - Distance Education offers students a chance to take courses offered in districts outside of their own. Students have the opportunity to learn languages or take science courses that they might not otherwise have the chance to participate in. Information on credit-earning distance education courses can be found on the district website or with a school’s guidance department.
  • Family Literacy Night - In Duncan, the whole community is behind the family literacy efforts. The local mall offers night’s where entertainments are organized around popular books. Schedules for such events can be found at the mall or on the district website.

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: The Role of Physical Education Courses

The physical education curriculum gives students an opportunity to learn about personal health and fitness in a more in-depth manner than they experienced in elementary and middle school. Students work on advanced conditioning that improves their cardiovascular, respiratory, and muscular health and fitness. Various physical activities are undertaken, including sports, games, and exercises, in which students must demonstrate proficiency. Students use skills analyses to track their progress in the acquisition of particular skills, and use that information to adjust their learning in order to achieve proficiency. Personal wellness topics, including nutrition and weight control, are discussed as well. Students learn about the various food groups and the foods to avoid in order to have proper balance in their diet. Stress management is also a component of the physical education curriculum, with students learning about various sources of stress, the signs of stress, and strategies for managing stress.

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