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Scarborough, Maine Tutoring Programs

Get started with SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Scarborough, Maine students. Start with a FREE ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT with an Academic Director. Our flagship tutoring programs are available starting at $199.99/month (about $25/hour)

Scarborough District and Curriculum

The Scarborough Public Schools’ goal is to prepare its students with a rich curriculum that requires problem solving, critical thinking, student collaboration and communication. The curriculum focuses on Common Core Standards in Math and Language Arts, and similarly focused and rigorous frameworks in other subjects. Additionally, with specialized programs, including many special education programs and services for gifted students, the schools provide the support students need to be successful regardless of their ability level.

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

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Scarborough District Curriculum

The Career and College Readiness Anchor program that puts heavy emphasis on literacy. Literacy in reading and writing, as well as communication, is crucial to your child’s success in school and college and future employment. pieces that are supported by facts. In the middle grades, students demonstrate an ability to use evidence to effectively debate a controversial topic and analyze arguments in a persuasive text.

Math is called the gatekeeper subject, as it opens the door to the very important STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program. This integrated approach helps students to see the importance of these subjects in the world around us. The state of Maine and your Scarborough schools are committed to providing your children with the most well-rounded education possible and the problem-solving skills and strategies they will learn here will prepare them for college and careers.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Scarborough Educational News

  • Monkey Trunks - What an amazing playground for you and your kids. The adult part has “play” things as high as 65ft high and the kids part up to 6ft high. Take your family and enjoy an amazing day at this one of a kind park.
  • Mackworth Island - Take your kids on a fun trip to Mackworth Island, where the whole family can enjoy a stop in a magical village, where you can make your own fairy house. What a great time of magical fun you will have with your kids at this wonderful place.
  • Portland Museum of Art - The Portland Museum of Art is a great place to introduce art to your kids and show them the world of artistic creativity. Check out their website to find events for the family, shows, tours, special exhibits and more. Learn and share with your kids.

Scarborough 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: Classroom Reading Strategies

In many elementary classrooms, teachers have different rules as to how much material students are required to read, and some even allowed readers to stop and “popcorn” someone in the middle of a paragraph. This is a flawed approach that is losing popularity. Allowing students to choose other students to read can create tension and embarrassment amongst students, or students may always predictably pick their friends to read. Some teachers would have each student read a paragraph (or other set amount of text) and follow an order when reading (for example, the order they are seated in or alphabetical order). This isn’t a great strategy either because if students know ahead of time the section they will be reading, they will practice reading it to themselves over and over again and not pay attention to the rest of the text, while those who do not have an assigned reading may not pay attention at all. Teachers need to consider small-group strategies when deciding how to approach oral reading in their classrooms.

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