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Amherst District and Curriculum
The Amherst Central School District’s rigorous academic curriculum is dedicated to educating the whole child and preparing students to excel as global citizens. Culturally responsive, integrated learning environments encourage exploration, problem solving and creativity and help prepare students for success in college and the workforce. The Amherst School District’s curriculum is aligned to the New York State. PreK-12 Common Core Learning Standards in English/Language Arts and Math.
We currently cover the following Amherst-area school district: Amherst Central School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Amherst District Curriculum
The Math standards build a solid foundation in mathematical concepts in the elementary grades. Mathematical instruction focuses on the in-depth study of whole numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals. Built across grade levels, these skills help students develop speed and accuracy and develop knowledge and understanding of how to use mathematical skills and concepts. This procedural fluency helps middle and high school students apply their mathematical knowledge concepts and skills to real world problems.
The English/Language Arts Standards focuses on closely connected strands related to reading, writing, speaking, listening and language. The revised standards also set requirements for literacy in history/social studies, science and technical subjects. English/Language Arts standards focus on careful reading of fiction and non-fiction texts, increased academic vocabulary and require students to discuss their reading and writing by providing supporting evidence.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Amherst Educational News
- Smile Team - Dental students from The University of Buffalo’s Smile Team put big smiles on the faces of first graders at Windermere Boulevard Elementary. The Smile Team set up interactive age-appropriate stations in the classroom which helped teach students about dental health. It was great to see both the students from Windermere and Buffalo having a great time and learning from each other.
- School Liaison Officer Program - A School Liaison Officer Program is being implemented in all town of Amherst schools. The program is designed to be proactive and preventative. It provides resources to school personnel and helps improve communication with students as they grow and become more involved in the community.
- Cross Country Skiing - There was no problem finding snow as the Physical Education teachers from the Smallwood Drive School began their annual cross country ski program for students in fourth and fifth grade. Students participated in an extended lesson during the school day which included teacher instruction and a video. Students will be able to ski during their regular physical education classes as long as the snow remains on the ground.
Amherst 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: Growing up in the Global Age
Youth in today’s world are growing up in a global world. You can help children learn and embrace world culture through fun activities that help them explore, learn and discover. The following are some suggestion on how to raise a global child: 1) See the World At Home – Display maps & globes to spark curiosity about countries, language and cultures. Show them pictures and souvenirs from your travels. 2) Show Interest in news reports from around the globe. Attend a cultural celebration at your child’s school or in your city. Go on a treasure hunt to see where clothing and house hold articles were made 3) Listen to music from around the world. 4) Plan a special family movie night. Show movies that illustrate different countries & serve snacks from those countries 5) Give gifts from around the world. 6) Help your child learn a foreign language. 7) Use the internet to take virtual field trips around the world. 8) Contact organizations such as GlobalLiving.com and get involved with people and organizations around the world. Global learning can be fun and help bring a family together. It connects us with a bigger world and helps prepare youth to succeed in an interconnected world and society.