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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Scranton District Curriculum

The curriculum guidelines have been developed to detail what skills and concepts students need to master in order to achieve Pennsylvania State Standards. In Language Arts, students learn how to find main ideas by Grade 4 in order to research and write simple reports. By high school, students can understand and debate complex arguments.

Students in Math learn what, how, and why they use numbers, measurement, objects, and equations in a spiral curriculum developed from best practices in education theory. Simple counting and arithmetic learned in the early grades is revisited during courses in algebra, probability, and statistics, and expanded upon.

Students in Science also study technology, the environment, and ecology in ways that use the resources around them, whether web-based sites and the night sky, or the effects of pollution on local plants and animals. Students learn about parts of the body and how they work in Grade 5, and expand their study in biology courses in high school.

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Scranton District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

The Scranton School District follows detailed curriculum guidelines in Language Arts (English, Creative Writing, and Reading); Math, and Science. Scope and Sequence charts in each main area provide an overview of the instructional process from K-12.

We currently cover the following Scranton-area school district: Scranton School District.

Keeping Informed: Recent Scranton Educational News

  • From Scranton to Switzerland - High school students in the Scranton School District recently visited several cities in Europe as a way to use the language and culture firsthand. The German Club went on a tour to visit countries where the language is spoken most, and had a wonderful time. They sent back pictures about their travels to share with Scranton School District friends and family back home.
  • Learning Traditions - Students in high school home economics classes have an unusual holiday assignment in Scranton. Every year since 2011, they have been asked to sew a giant hat to cover the coal boulder that sits outside town. Many students worked together to design and make the large tent from donated materials and practice their sewing skills.
  • Local Student Organizes Charity Event - A Scranton High School student has chosen an unusual activity for his senior project. He is developing plans for a rock concert at a local coffeehouse, which could become a regular event. Proceeds from the concert will be used to raise funds and inform others about social issues relevant to their lives.

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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,

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.

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Chalk Talk: Reading and Math are Everywhere

Parents can help students use the skills they are learning in school by pointing out ways that reading and math are used in everyday life. For example, students can use newspaper articles about their favorite sports teams to follow averages, sports statistics, and words describing players and matches. "The Bulldogs Crush the Falcons, 37-10" is more vivid than, "The Bulldogs won the game with the Falcons by 27 points" although both are accurate and provide the same information. A teaching moment can be found in all manner of interests.


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