Hammond, Louisiana Tutoring Programs
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Hammond District and Curriculum
The Tangipahoa Parish School System is responsible for the public schools in the city of Hammond, Louisiana. The district is committed to providing students with individualized attention geared toward the needs and ability of the student. Students are given the opportunity to obtain skills in critical thinking, evaluation of information, problem solving and effective communication.
We currently cover the following Hammond-area school district: Tangipahoa Parish School System.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Hammond District Curriculum
A rigorous academic curriculum paired with classes in music, art, physical education and extracurricular activities prepares students academically, physically and socially to be a productive and active citizen. The Language Arts curriculum focuses on literacy, communication, research, and critical analytic skills that students need for both college and career. Students are expected to write in multiple forms and for varying purposes so that they are able to fully express their thoughts in writing as well as in speaking.
In all courses, technology is helping to support learning. Whether students use it to conduct research in their social studies classes, or take courses in graphic design in the arts, the increase of technology around us has filtered into the classroom experience. For many students, the opportunities to learn about how to create technology and chances to take STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) classes.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Hammond Educational News
- Skyping with the Troops - The students in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades in the Roseland Montessori School recently participated in a video call on Skype with soldiers serving in the 205th Engineer Battalion in Kuwait. The students had provided care packages to this battalion and were now able to talk directly with the soldiers. In addition to the students the video session included participation from local news stations and newspapers.
- School Grades - A task force was recently held at Kentwood High Magnet School led by Principal Rochel Bates to analyze the school SPS score from Louisiana Department of Education. Every year each school in the state is evaluated and provided with letter grade. Kentwood High Magnet School earned “Top Gains” recognition from the evaluation in addition to being recognized for setting a high bar for student success.
- Mad Science Experience - A Mad Science Experience was recently held at Sumner Middle School, which is part of the Tangipahoa Parish School System. The event which will be held annually was a science fair extraordinaire with over 400 people attending and twenty science experiments that invited participation. The event also benefited local food banks as the admission fee to the Mad Science Experience was a canned good.
Hammond 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: Art Fun for Kids
An interest in art can be encouraged at a variety of websites on the Internet dedicated to kids and art. One of the best is called Tate’s Kids and is hosted by Tate Britain, the home of Britain’s major art museum. The website contains the popular Art Detective or the Case of the Mysterious Object where you follow clues to identify different art pieces from the museum, Dotshop where you get to change paintings from the Tate to your own liking, Spin – the spinning canvas, Cuboom a game all about cubism, Art Lab where you can learn to restore art, Wondermind a visual delight for the mind based on a current exhibit on Alice in Wonderland. There are thirteen games in all to play, and short films to watch and art to create and upload for others to enjoy. Kids have a chance to see artwork created by kids around the world and then add theirs to the collection.