Tutor Charlotte's Home School Learning Program 2017-18-In-Person Instruction is a very intensive 9 month academic regimen designed to help students who are not in a public or private school, but will re-enter public and or private school. We accept only 8 select students in the in-person instruction program based on the student's academic needs, previous academic work, study habits, and personal behavior toward learning. New students are welcome to apply for an in-person student slot any time during the our school year which begins Friday, September 1, 2017 and ends Thursday, May 31, 2018. Students attend a set schedule during the week, but may choose between morning and afternoon instruction.

Tutor Charlotte's Home School Learning Program 2017-18-Online Instruction is a very intensive 9 month academic regimen designed to help students who are not in a public or private school, but will re-enter public and or private school. The student must be able to learn independently online with direct supervision from the master tutor. We accept only 25 select students in the online instruction program based on the student's academic needs, previous academic work, study habits, and personal behavior toward learning. New students are welcome to apply for an online student slot any time during the our school year which begins Friday, September 1, 2017 and ends Thursday, May 31, 2018. Students have a flexible schedule during the week, but may choose between morning and afternoon instruction.

The master tutor, Dr. Kevin L. Powell, a mathematician and physicist, will teach your student the exact curriculum found in the North Carolina Curriculum for grades 6-12 and more. The student will work at their own pace to comprehend concepts and subjects being taught in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The class size of each in-person instruction session consist of 4 students and the master tutor. This small class size allows the master tutor to give your student individualized attention toward your student's learning needs. The master tutor will do continuous academic assessments of your student's academic progress in the program to ensure your student is learning and mastering the subjects.

The Home School Learning Program Online Instruction student will work at their own pace to comprehend concepts and subjects being taught in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The online class size of each live online session consist of up to 25 students and the master tutor. The students are taught and lectured on the specific concepts using a host of online materials and content. The master tutor will do continuous academic assessments of your student's academic progress in the program to ensure your student is learning and mastering the subjects.

Your student will be taught four subjects Language Arts (English Grammar, Punctuation, and Composition), mathematics, history, and science.  Your student will do practice quizzes, tests, and exams weekly. A record will be kept to give to your student's school teachers as to what material your student has mastered while in the home school program.

If accepted into the program, your student will study, be taught, and learn from the following core subjects:

Choose one of these subjects:

  • Math I (Algebra I and Geometry) 

    • Saxon Algebra I

    • Prentice Hall Algebra 1 ©2011

    • Prentice Hall Geometry ©2011

    • Saxon Geometry Lessons 1-60

  • Math II (Algebra II and Geometry)

    • Saxon Algebra II

    • Prentice Hall Algebra 2 ©2011

    • Prentice Hall Geometry ©2011

    • Saxon Geometry Lessons 61-120

  • Math III (Advanced Algebra and Geometry)

    • Prentice Hall Algebra 2 ©2011

    • Prentice Hall Geometry ©2011

    • Sullivan Algebra and Trigonometry

  • Pre-Calculus

    • Sullivan: Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry, 8e  

    • Glencoe Precalculus

  • Pre-Algebra for 7th, and 8th Graders Curriculum

    • Holt: Prealgebra

    • Saxon Math Course 2 and 3

    • Glencoe Mathematical Concepts and Applications

  • General Mathematics for students in Grades 4, 5, and 6.

    • Glencoe Mathematical Concepts and Applications

    • Scott Foresman Math for 4th and 5th Graders

    • Saxon Math Course 1 and 5/4

  • Glencoe Language Arts English Grammar and Composition Handbook with English Grammar 101

    • 6th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

    • 7th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

    • 8th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

    • 9th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

    • 10th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

    • 11th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

    • 12th Grade English Grammar and Composition Handbook

  • English Vocabulary

    • 5,014 SAT/ACT Vocabulary Words

    • 6th-8th Grade Vocabulary List

    • 5th Grade Vocabulary List

    • 4th Grade Vocabulary List

  • Reading Comprehension, Critical Reading and Thinking Techniques-Thinking Mathematically by Blitzer

    • Set Theory

      • Chapter 2 Section 1 Basic Set Concepts

      • Chapter 2 Section 2 Subsets

      • Chapter 2 Section 3 Venn Diagrams and Set Operations

      • Chapter 2 Section 4 Set Operations and Venn Diagrams with Three Sets

    • Logic

      • Chapter 3 Section 1 Statements, Negations, and Quantified Statements

      • Chapter 3 Section 2 Compound Statements and Connectives

      • Chapter 3 Section 3 Truth Tables for Negation, Conjunction, and Disjunction

      • Chapter 3 Section 4 Truth Tables for the Conditional and Bi-conditional

      • Chapter 3 Section 5 Equivalent Statements, Variations of Conditional Statements, and De Morgan's Law

      • Chapter 3 Section 6 Arguments and Truths Tables

  • McDougal-Littell American History-The Americans (High School and Middle School)

  • Glencoe McGraw-Hill World History (High School)

  • Glencoe Biology (High School)

  • Prentice Hall Earth Science (High School and 8th Graders) 

  • Glencoe Chemistry (High School)

  • Glencoe Physics: Principles & Problems (High School)

  • General Science for 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders

  • Directed Study of an approved subject.

Plus the student will be tutored in the following:

  • Cursive Writing (Required Daily) All written work must be done in cursive.

  • Set Theory and Logic (Required Daily) One section of "Set Theory and Logic" must be completed each day until finished. Blitzer: Thinking Mathematically- Chapter 2 and 3 only.

  • Study Skills and Test Taking Skills (Required Daily) Students will be tested on comprehensive study skills.

The meaning of intensive studying is as follows:

  • Comprehensive reading of one chapter of mathematics and English Grammar per day.

  • Completion of the minimum required written academic work weekly. The academic work amounts to 3 hours per week.

  • Comprehensive Note taking. (Students are required to keep a notebook for the summer on everything taught and learned.)

These current students will be offered a student slot in Tutor Charlotte's Homeschool Learning Program 2017-2018 and upon registration will be tutored on "note taking, reading comprehension, and study skills 30 minutes per week beginning August 1, 2017." Therefore, we are looking for 3 more students for our in-person instruction home school program and 25 students for our online instruction home school program.

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