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Troy, New York Tutoring Programs
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Troy District and Curriculum
The schools in Troy, New York are part of the Enlarged Troy City School District. The district serves approximately 4,300 students.This district is committed to providing the educational base that students need to be ready for further education and the workforce. To encourage lifelong learning the Troy City School District partners with RPI, the Troy Family YMCA, Union College, and the Commission on Economic Opportunity to offer additional programs and after school activities.
We currently cover the following Troy-area school district: Enlarged Troy City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Troy District Curriculum
In English and Language Arts, the essentials of Common Core are that all students learn to read, write, listen and speak in a way that demonstrates a command of the English language. The program is progressive so that students begin the process of learning about literature, understanding key features in a story, and answering questions about what was read. This ability to analyze reading material and relate it to other writings and to themselves and the greater world is part of the ELA program throughout the rest of schooling.
In Math, students are taught using the basics of the Common Core Curriculum which is to provide training in mathematical problem solving, understanding of mathematical concepts, and using mathematical procedures. Students learn to apply the mathematical skills they learn to real world experiences. The goal is to have students that are mathematically literate and who know what type of mathematical skill to use when confronted with an everyday problem.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Troy Educational News
- Education Advocacy Effort - Parents and members of the community are invited to attend an education advocacy program which is being hosted by the Enlarged City School District of Troy in conjunction with other nearby school districts to address needed improvements in schools in the Capital Region of New York State. Featured speakers include participants such as Dr. Rick Timbs, the Executive Director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium. Part of the initiative is to help start a citizen advocacy program to assist with schools.
- Coach of the Year - Troy High School has given the honor of the Coach of the Year to Michael Murnane for his efforts in helping the school’s boys soccer team to win the Section II Class A boys soccer championship in 2012. The team had a record of 15 wins and 3 losses for the season. Michael Murnane, who has been the coach for the Soccer Team for nine years, was himself a soccer player at Troy High School in his high school years.
- Comprehensive Improvement Plan - The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has named the Troy School District as a Focus District to undergo a district wide school improvement plan. The community and school parents are invited to share their thoughts on the best ways to continue to improve the educational experience for students in the Troy School District. The District will be working to devise a comprehensive improvement plan for the all area schools.
Troy 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: Exploring Countries of the World
For fun activities and lots of information on the rest of the world go to Explore Countries of the World website sponsored by National Geographic. The website is great for finding information on what a country is like including the people, the environment and the animals. There are facts and photos and videos and games for children to explore. Perfect for school projects or homework help and it provides a fun website for parents and children to check out together. There are even free e-cards for kids to email to their friends. The site is also available in Spanish.