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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Vernon District Curriculum

The study of languages is an important part of the curriculum and students can partake in this subject in elementary through high school either in an immersion model or through language courses. Language learning begins with vocabulary and grammar but quickly moves students into more authentic language experiences such as speaking and reading. Students gain the ability to read a second language with proficiency, and also develop the skills to be effective listeners.

The science curriculum allows students to explore advanced concepts in preparation for college level coursework in the subject. Wavelength, velocity, amplitude, and frequency are all concepts that students must master as part of their study of physics. They also examine waves and how they are propagated and transmit energy. In chemistry, a comparison of the properties of groups of elements on the Periodic Table is undertaken as well. Students also utilize particle models to differentiate between the properties of solids, liquids, and gasses. They work with solutions as well, identifying acids, bases, and neutral pH.

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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Vernon 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.

Vernon District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs

The curriculum used in the schools of Vernon has been developed by the Ministry of Education as a tool to provide standards of learning for instructors to teach and students to learn. These standards represent the essential knowledge that will bring about proficiency in the subject matter for students. The curriculum refers to these standards as Prescribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs) as they are the outcomes necessary to create the appropriate knowledge base. Other specialized programs like Environmental Education and Cooperative Education also have curriculum that pinpoint what students are expected to master in their pursuit of learning and career goals.

We currently cover the following Vernon-area school districts: School District 22, St. James School.

Keeping Informed: Recent Vernon Educational News

  • EarthQuest - Students in the final years of high school have the opportunity to join EarthQuest, an expedition-based traveling and learning adventure. Students are able to participate in online courses that fulfill their high school requirements while seeing the world.
  • Students without Borders - The local school district has a program called Students without Borders that focuses on global citizenship. Instruction within this Academy brings together a range of technology to help students access information, participate in learning experiences with peer groups also in the pursuit of fostering social justice.
  • Restorative Justice - One of the curriculum initiatives that the district is pursuing is called Restorative Justice. This is a program that focuses on conflict resolution and strengthening community relations.

Testimonials and Case Studies from Our Parents

One-on-one learning with a certified private in-home tutor
Tutoring at your child's pace & schedule - available 7 days a week
Personalized instruction in the comfort of your home
Tutors that are highly-qualified K-12 and university educators

Our instructors hail from Harvard, Stanford, Duke and other top institutions

Our tutors are different from the ones 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 neighbourhood

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 tweeking 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

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,
Indiana.

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.

My name is Daniel C. and I am a High School Math, English and Economics.

My name is Amy B. and I am a Math, English Tutor from Darlington, South Carolina.

My name is Owen M. and I am a Math, English, Languages, ACT Tutor from Dundas, Ontario.

My name is Daniel H. and I am an English, ACT, SAT, Social Studies Tutor from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

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My name is Akosua A. and I am a Math, Science, English, ACT Tutor from Brampton, Ontario.

My name is Davis H. and I am a certified Math, Science, English Tutor from Greenville, South Carolina.

My name is Jania B. and I am a Math, English Tutor from Eight Mile, Alabama.

Chalk Talk: Considerations for Advanced Placement Courses

Over 60 percent of high schools offer Advanced Placement (AP) courses in over 22 subjects. AP coursework provides students with the rigor of college, while giving students an opportunity to receive college credit for an excellent test score. If students attend a school that does not offer AP classes, they can still take the test, possibly earning themselves money- and time-saving credits. But are AP courses for all students who plan to attend college? It depends on the student’s commitment, time, and interests. First, every exam costs $85. It’s unfortunate that money may get in the way of someone’s dreams, but it is a reality. However, $85 does typically beat the cost of a college course. It is also important to decide whether the college(s) you want to go to strongly advises a rigorous load.

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