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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Sheldon 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) which include regular one-on-one tutoring, academic mentorship, bi-monthly progress reports, learning profiles, and parental conference calls.
Sheldon District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
Sheldon Community School District serves just over 1,000 students in three schools. The district follows the Iowa Core Curriculum which has a comprehensive series of learning objectives to develop students abilities in Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies, and 21st Century Skills. The district is able to create lessons and projects which prepare the students for the types of collaborative and independent work they will do post-graduation. College and career skills, as well as literacy in areas such as personal finance, health, and science, are emphasized throughout the later years of each students education.
We currently cover the following Sheldon-area school district: Sheldon Community School District.
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Sheldon 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.
Math Tutoring | Science Tutoring | English Tutoring | Language Programs | Reading Tutoring | Writing Tutoring | SAT/ACT Prep
Our instructors hail from Harvard, Stanford, Duke and other top institutions
Our tutoring in Sheldon capabilities are different from what 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 neighborhood
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 tweaking 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
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Sheldon District Curriculum
The English curriculum includes the study of literature. Students discover how to read to support facts found in the text. They also discover how to cite the text they are reading, as well as how to find a theme, or a central idea. They then look for evidence supporting this theme, including how the theme showed itself and how it end in an objective summary. The characters they study develop different motivations, interactions and they move the plot forward and the students learn how each of these are accomplished.
The Mathematics curriculum at Sheldon Community School District include geometry, number and quantity, algebra, functions, modeling and statistics. Students begin to develop problem-solving skills in each of these topics in elementary and middle school. When the students are in high school they study imaginary numbers to develop complex numbers. Each of the functions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are addressed in new ways in each area of mathematics and they are expanded upon when studying exponents.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Sheldon Educational News
- Sheldon Welcomes New Staff Members - For the 2015-16 school year, Sheldon High welcomed some new teachers and staff members. Joining the staff were a new vocal music teacher, a language arts teacher, a guidance counselor, a school nurse, and a middle/high school at-risk guidance counselor. The group includes two holders of Master’s degrees, a man who loves adventurous activities, and a woman who grew up on a farm.
- Sheldon Earns Critic’s Choice Award - Sheldon High’ entry, “Generation of Fire,” earned the Critic’s Choice award in the category of choral reading at the Iowa High School Speech Association Large Group All-State Festival. The prestigious award is given out to one school each for 12 categories. Sheldon was one of over 347 schools represented at the festival.
- Sheldon Students Say ‘No’ to Drugs/Alcohol With Red Ribbons - During the nationally recognized Red Ribbon Week, Sheldon Middle School students donned red ribbons to show their commitment to being drug- and alcohol-free. Each day of the week was dedicated to a specific dress-up theme: Respect Yourself! Be Drug Free! (wear red); Shade Out Drugs (sunglasses); Hats Off to Being Drug Free (wear hats); “I Have the Power to be Drug Free!” (dress as superheroes); and One School, One Goal, Bully and Drug Free (school gear and colors).
Chalk Talk: Professional Resume Tips
Every profession is different, but the format for the resume should follow some general advice. For students who are inclined to go into an education profession, it is important for to include information about field experiences and student teaching because these things likely represent the bulk of their experience in the classroom even though they were unpaid. Each field experience should include the school, the school district and its location, the rough dates the experience occurred, and a brief description of the candidate’s duties (e.g.: working with small groups of students). Student teaching is the major experience, so all of the candidate’s tasks need to be highlighted in greater detail in list form. Candidates may choose to list these experiences in a separate section of the resume or tie them in with volunteer experiences. It is a good idea for candidates to briefly describe any volunteering they have done in order to demonstrate that they are well-rounded individuals; they may choose to focus on community service that involved working with children or that required skills useful for the education sector, such as volunteering in a library.