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Burlington, Iowa Tutoring Programs
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Burlington District and Curriculum
The Burlington Community School District serves over 4,000 students within five elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. With the support of the families and the community, their mission is to provide a caring environment in which students succeed, become life-long learners, and are able to thrive in a changing world. The schools follow the Iowa Core Curriculum, which provides a progressive style of learning by focusing on key topics in each subject.
We currently cover the following Burlington-area school district: Burlington Community School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Burlington District Curriculum
In English Language Arts, students will be expected to read and comprehend a variety of texts. They will be able to figure out the meaning of new words based on their context as well as draw conclusions and make inferences. As they read, students will understand traits, feelings, and motives of characters. They analyze style and structure; identify the main idea of a text, as well as the author’s view or purpose, all of which build critical thinking skills.
In Mathematics, students will be expected to understand and apply a variety of math concepts including number properties and operations. They will explore concepts of geometry, such as measurement and probability and statistics. When estimating, students will understand how to round and order numbers. They will continue to improve their problem solving strategies. Students will also learn ways to comprehend data that is presented in various ways and from various sources.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Burlington Educational News
- Snake Alley Art Fair and Steamboat Days Music Festival - Thousands of visitors will be there to enjoy artist booths, musicians, food, and children’s activities. Artwork done by kindergartners through eighth graders will be on display as will high school students’ images of Snake Alley.
- Burlington Public Library Offers Summer Reading Activities - Students can participate in a summer reading program, movie afternoons, and a Lego Club. Students will benefit from the time spent reading and will have fun with friends at the same time.
- The Art Center of Burlington Presents Preston Jackson - Sculptor and painter, Preston Jackson, will present his works at The Art Center of Burlington. Jackson is a sculptor professor at The School of the Art Institute in Chicago.
Burlington 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: Teacher Appreciation
Believe it or not, teachers look forward to the summer break just as much as students do. They have worked hard all year to provide the best education possible for your child and all the other children in their class. Though the end of the year can be chaotic with graduations, pool parties, and planning vacation trips, it wouldn’t hurt to let your child’s teacher know how much you appreciate their hard work all year long. Big expensive gifts are not necessary. The most meaningful gifts, to teachers, come from the heart of the person giving thanks. A simple card or note handed to the teacher on the last day of school would work. Younger children can draw a picture for the teacher and older students can write a letter to the teacher reminiscing about the year or listing the non-educational life lessons that were taught. If nothing else, just saying thank you would mean a lot to any teacher.