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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Kent District Curriculum

The Math curriculum focuses on critical thinking and problem solving. Students follow the Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 sequence and all three courses are required for graduation. Students apply the principles and algorithms learned in these classes to real-world problems. Students are required to take three years of math for graduation from the district, and four years of math if they plan to attend college after graduation.

The Science curriculum uses the big ideas that are found in science and its inquiry processes. Students learn how to critically analyze claims and information, collect and use data, write research reports, and report findings. Students must take Biology in their sophomore year and any other lab science course of their choice for graduation. Students learn about topics such as Cell structure and function is studied and learn the difference between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells, as well as the structure and function of cell organelles.

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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Kent 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.

Kent District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

Kent Public Schools follow the Washington State Standards for English Language Arts, Math and Science. In addition, the district is beginning to implement both the Common Core Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. The English Language Arts curriculum is designed to assist students in becoming literate participants in 21st century learning challenges. It works cohesively to ensure students know how to both read and write from a range of purposes. Students read and analyze a variety of literary and informational texts, in addition to building on their mechanical abilities with the language and written expression. The literacy goals are also written so that they assist students in all their subject-area learning.

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

Keeping Informed: Recent Kent Educational News

  • Tech Academy - Tech Academy at Kent-Meridian High School is a small learning community option for students who foresee pursuing advanced studies and career goals in the field of technology. Students must apply to this program and upon entry will receive a high quality core subject education that is infused with opportunities to use and create technology.
  • Mentor Program - Kent is unique in the fact that it has a local mentoring program for students. Mentors from local businesses meet informally with students to guide them in both academics and industry. This is especially helpful to students because the mentors are from local businesses and industries and are able to bridge school with real life experiences.
  • Cutting-Edge Summer Enrichment - Kent Public Schools offers a variety of summer activities that allow students to learn in fun, hands-on environments. Programs similar to these have shown increased academic achievement for students who attend. Geospatial Discovery Programs allow students in grades 7-12 to discover and understand the world around them with the help of counselors and scientists.

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: Developing Public Speaking Skills

Many have experienced the nerves that happen before giving a speech, there are ways to help a child overcome this. First of all, help them identify the theme that is to be covered in the speech and then look for evidence that it truly is. This will help to build confidence in the material. Then pull in some friends that will have the same assignment. Ask each one to practice before the others. This will give the child familiar faces to focus on when giving the speech in class, plus the more practice they have in front of an audience, the more the fears will disappear. Part of public speaking includes knowing how to give and receive feedback. Gently, ask the child some information about what they are talking about and then tell them good things and constructive help regarding their speech. Finally, practice taking a deep breath, or two, before giving the speech to clear the mind and calm the nerves. Help them receive a good night’s sleep, a good breakfast and wish them good luck.

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