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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Scappoose District Curriculum
In Language Arts, studetns learn to properly use capitalization and end punctuation marks. They spell grade level words correctly and learn to spell grade appropriate words and include setting and character development in their narratives. By fourth grade, students spell grade level words correctly and learn to include details in their writing that readers enjoy and that give a mental picture of story events. By middle school, students identify story elements, and include topic details described by the five senses in narratives that they write and begin to use imagery.
In high school, students learn to link the beginning and end to their writings and choose descriptive words that cater to a specific audience. Students write with clarity and focus, and learn to change verb tenses within a draft appropriately as their writing becomes more complex. They learn how to write in reflective, informational and persuasive forms, and learn the skills of editing and revising their work before its final presentation.
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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Scappoose 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.
Scappoose District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
The Scappoose School District provides an educational environment that is developed around a standards-based curriculum. The schools use Common Core State Standards, Oregon Content Standards, and College and Career Readiness Standards all of which provide the guidelines for student learning. The goal of these curricula is to focus on core topics of learning within each subject and to provide students with the critical analysis skills and abilities to adapt to the increasingly global and technological world of work and learning.
We currently cover the following Scappoose-area school district: Scappoose School District.
Keeping Informed: Recent Scappoose Educational News
- Sauvie Island Academy - Sauvie Island Academy is a district charter school that offers students place-based learning. The curriculum provides all core subjects but there is a special emphasis on environmental and scientific studies using the natural environment as the classroom.
- South Columbia Family School - The South Columbia Family School is an option for district students in grades K-8 who would excel in an environment that keeps family and community at the heart of the educational mission. Parents and members of the community participate in the curriculum design and learning experiences of the students, and are responsive to the changing needs and individual requirements of each student.
- SHS Community Connection - Scappoose High School works with the local community on a number of levels - students are expected to do community service as a part of their graduation requirements, but also community members, local organizations and businesses also contribute time, equipment and materials, and provide work learning opportunities for the students.
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SchoolTutoring has played an important role in improving our son’s confidence and attitude towards school. His grades have also improved steadily throughout the school year.
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Our instructors hail from Harvard, Stanford, Duke and other top institutions
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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
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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
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Chalk Talk: Establishing a Health Sleep Routine for Your Child
One thing children never grow out of is the need for sleep. A great deal of early development centers on routines of naptime and bedtime, and as children get older they need to have established patterns for sleeping, because kids today are busy. Making sure children get enough rest is one of the most important aspects of their cognitive development, and there ability to handle emotional and social aspects of life as well. Of course, as children get older they will push the boundaries and try to stay up as late as possible. On the weekends, they shouldn't stay up horrendously late. An hour more than you normally do is probably ok, but much more than that and you’ll throw your body clock way off. And staying up all night is rarely if ever a good idea if rest is the goal. Even if their schedule is busy, they can get more rest and have more energy and brain power for your day.