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Brunswick District and Curriculum
The curriculum provided by the Frederick County Public School system is based on providing students with a desire to be lifelong learners. All curriculums are progressive with students building on fundamental skills as they progress through the grades. In the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten level students learn skills such as their numbers, counting, early reading skills along with phonics, problem solving and vocabulary. At the elementary school level, students study Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art & Music, Physical Education, and Health. In the early years, the building of math skills includes learning the early fundamentals of algebra, geometry, probability, measurement and computation.
At the middle school level, students have a variety of options in terms of class offerings. The curriculum is geared toward inspiring students to use their creativity and engage their curiosity. The school district also offers an enrichment program for middle school students that provide the opportunity to do independent studies on topics of interest. In math students continue their studies in Algebra and Geometry with a focus on patterns and functionality, probability, and statistics. Language Arts coursework for middle school students includes improving their intellectual skills for analyzing reading material and in writing and researching reports.
We currently cover the following Brunswick-area school district: Frederick County Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Brunswick District Curriculum
At the high school level, students take coursework to prepare themselves for careers and for continuing their education. Required classes in Math include Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II. Students are encouraged to take other math electives including Advanced Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Statistics, or Contemporary Mathematics. In Science, students in High School study Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Algebra Based Physics. There is also the option to take coursework in Earth Science, Environmental Science, and Science Research. English & Language Arts curriculum includes the studying of complex and challenging literature, both fiction and nonfiction. Students are expected to demonstrate advanced reading comprehension levels and be able to decode the textual material and to analyze and summarize the material. Creative writing abilities are also stressed in addition to correct word usage and appropriate grammar.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Brunswick Educational News
- Public Education and the Community - FCPS is actively seeking to involve the community in participating in the district's public education system. According to School Superintendent, Dr. Terry Alban, the public school system is the cornerstone of the area. She states that the county is only as strong as its citizens and the school system is responsible for preparing the next generations of citizens. The district is inviting area residents to a meeting being held at the Tuscarora High School called Rally Around the Promise, where the public can learn about the drafting of the school budget.
- School Progress Index - 2012 Accountability data has been released by the Maryland State Department of Education including information on student performance, achievement scores, and other school performance statistics. Called the School Progress Index (SPI), the new monitoring system is the first one released since the end of the No Child Left Behind Act. According to the new statistics, FCPS is coming out on top in terms of measurable data.
- Parent Involvement Matters Awards - Nominations are being accepted for the annual award for Parent Involvement Matters Awards (PIMA). The program, which is administered by the Maryland State Department of Education, presents an award to parents or guardians who have demonstrated their interest in public education. Only one parent or guardian is chosen from each of the state's 24 public school districts. A state winner is announced in the spring for the final award. Nomination information is available from the Maryland State Department of Education.
Brunswick 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: Kids' Music Resources
Offered by the San Francisco Symphony, parents, students and teachers can access information about musical instruments and orchestras at the symphony site for children SFS Kids. At this site you will find information on all the instruments in an orchestra and the sounds they produce and there are fun things to do at the sites Music Lab. Children can play along with the orchestra as they learn about all the different types of instruments including the string sections, the woodwinds, and the brass and percussion instrument sections. Information is provided on how the instruments make their sounds and what kinds of materials are used in making the instruments.