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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Halawa District Curriculum

The DOE is also instituting a new curriculum for Halawa-area schools. Instead of following the No Child Left Behind standards, schools will be switching to the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) beginning with the 2013-2014 school year. The CCSS will update instruction in two important subjects: English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. Students will no longer be expected to learn by rote. They will, instead, be expected to think critically in both areas, which means understanding the logic behind mathematical equations and analyzing in-depth a range of literary texts.

Graduation requirements will undergo a slight change under the CCSS, although the new requirements will not take effect until 2016. In mathematics, students must successfully earn one credit each of Algebra and Geometry, instead of choosing which math courses they’d like to take. In English Language Arts, students will need to earn one-half credit in Expository Writing in addition to one credit each in ELA I and ELA II.

Contact our Academic Directors Today at 1-877-545-7737 to Discuss your Child's Strengths and Areas for Improvement.

SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Halawa 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.

Halawa District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

Halawa-area schools, along with the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) have one important goal: to prepare students for life beyond secondary schooling, whether this includes going to college or entering the workforce. The schools uphold this goal by focusing on six General Learner Outcomes (GLOs). These GLOs aim to teach students to use technology effectively, seek future learning, communicate effectively, produce quality work, think critically, and contribute to the community.

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

Keeping Informed: Recent Halawa Educational News

  • Student Transportation Budget Solutions - The Hawaii State Department of Education has predicted a deficit in school transportation costs for 2012-2013, but the DOE is seeking alternative methods to make up for the shortfall. The deficit is caused, in part, by rising fuel and labor costs.
  • Spelling Bee Champion Named - A Konawaena Middle School sixth-grader has been named champion at the 2012 aio Hawaii State Spelling Bee. The winner correctly spelled the word “billabong” to cinch the victory.
  • Recycle-Bowl Winner Announced - The 2012 Keep America Beautiful “Recycle-Bowl” winner is Pahoa High and Intermediate School’s Green Club. As part of the recognition for their efforts, the school has received a prize of $1000.

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: What is Accreditation?

One way parents and students can ensure they are receiving quality education is to verify the accreditation status of their schools. Accreditation, which is available for schools from pre-kindergarten to post-secondary levels, is a process wherein schools are checked against a set of rigorous quality standards. If a school passes, it is said to be accredited. In the U.S., accreditation is not granted by the federal government; instead, private nonprofit organizations set up standards and accredit the schools which meet them. One example of these organizations is the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, or CHEA. Universities who are accredited by CHEA have proven that they can meet high educational standards.

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