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Berkeley District and Curriculum
Berkeley area schools use the curriculum adopted by the state of California that is a standards-based model for setting learning expectations which bring about higher-order thinking skills that prepare students for future academic and career pursuits. The curriculum describes the knowledge areas that students will be instructed in yearly and what the sub-skills are that bring about proficiency in the subject.
We currently cover the following Berkeley-area school district: Berkeley Unified School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Berkeley District Curriculum
The Math curriculum covers the areas of numerical operations, algebraic operations, geometry, data analysis and other areas yearly through. In Language Arts the curriculum covers reading literary and non-fiction texts, the writing process, and other communication skills. This design promotes critical thinking and problem-solving as students are on a path of deepening their knowledge.
For subjects like the Sciences, History and Social Studies, Technical courses, and other specialized programs curriculum are developed that describe the expected learning outcomes. These are designed in collaboration between educators and subject area experts which provides for a broad learning experience for the students.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Berkeley Educational News
- Gardening and Cooking Program - Local area schools are trying to develop a Gardening and Cooking Program. This is both an environmental and culinary learning experince for students. With nationwide campaigns about obesity and healthy eating options, the Berkeley schools are trying to pioneer new learning models that can be adopted elsewhere.
- Immersion Programs - The school district is pursuing the implementation of a Spanish-English Immersion Program for young students. In such a program instruction is conducted in both Spanish and English and after a few years in the program students generally emerge bilingual.
- Green Academy- One of the small schools within Berkeley High is a Green Academy where students participate in the core curriculum but also learn about environmental sciences, stewardship, sustainability and many other cutting edge areas of the field.
Berkeley 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.
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