This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

New Tutoring Curriculum And Technology Platform Enable College-Bound Students To Excel In Science, Technology, Engineering And Math (STEM)

OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SchoolTutoring Academy has initiated a pilot program of a new academic learning plan, curriculum, and technology platform geared at high school students focused on entering college programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) disciplines. This comprehensive academic platform will provide students with access to curated, high-quality academic materials, as well as, specially-trained tutors familiar with STEM-specific academic needs.

As the need for highly-skilled science and technology workers grows in North America, SchoolTutoring Academy has made a strategic decision to increase their focus on tutoring programs that will enable students to successfully obtain admission to four-year STEM college programs. Providing high school students with these tools gives them exposure to these subjects and better prepares them for the rigors of college STEM-related courses. Early, positive interactions with science and technology topics can help steer students towards career paths in these fields.

In addition to SchoolTutoring Academy's core K-12 tutoring programs, students seeking admission to science, math and engineering programs at the community college and university level are provided with the option of utilizing this instructor-led preparation curriculum. This academic content is used to supplement existing school work as well as foundational tutoring courses (i.e. Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Physics, etc..). "The educational landscape has never seen such rapid changes in both the needs of graduating high school students, as well as, the tools available to equip them," reports Nathan Arora, Vice President of Educators Group, SchoolTutoring's parent company.

The response from parents and early-adopters has been very positive. Students have benefited from more targeted instruction that is tailored to their long-term goals. In addition, SchoolTutoring Academy's technology tools help students track their academic progress, receive text message reminders of upcoming tutoring sessions, and communicate directly with their instructors asynchronously through a secure message center linked to their email account. These technology features enable busy students to work one-on-one with their specially-trained, STEM-program tutor. As Mr. Arora explains, "We surveyed parents and identified key pain points that prevented busy parents from seeking prep services and identified targeted solutions to address them."

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,630.27 +189.68 1.09%
S&P 500 2,093.25 +25.61 1.24%
NASDAQ 5,089.2060 +49.43 0.98%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs