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Glen Cove District and Curriculum
All public schools located in the city of Glen Cove are part of the Glen Cove City School District. The schools combine traditional learning in subjects like Math, Science and English with collaborative and inquiry-guided learning. The Common Core Curriculum is followed and it establishes a clear progression for subject-area learning. The core subjects are further connected to the subjects students take based on their personal interest. By integrating subject areas, students also are able to understand how subjects relate to each other.
We currently cover the following Glen Cove-area school district: Glen Cove City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Glen Cove District Curriculum
In English and Language Arts, students learn from the earliest grades to read materials both fiction and nonfiction and use critical analysis skills to evaluate the reading. The basic strands in the Common Core Curriculum include reading, writing, and speaking and listening in a way that demonstrates control of the English language. Students should learn how to write evidence-based documents that back up their point of view, combines previous and new knowledge, and applies what they have learned to the real world.
In Math, students learn in a progressive stair stepping manner, with increasing complexity. Students in elementary school learn numbers, basic computation, and measurement while middle and high school students add on the study of statistics, probability, with an intensive focus on mathematical modeling and real-world applications. High school students at Glen Cove take an additional three one-year courses in Algebra, Algebra 2, Geometry and Trigonometry.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Glen Cove Educational News
- La Befana - The Italian Christmas Witch also known as La Befana made a recent appearance at Jacqueline Morra’s Italian classes at Finley Middle School. Similar to the tradition of Santa Claus, La Befana leaves presents for children in their stockings only it happens in January instead of December. Like Santa, children who have been up to mischief will find coal in their stocking. Luckily when La Befana visited Finley Middle School she only left nice treats for the students.
- Diorama Display - Students from the second grade class at Gribbin Elementary School with teacher Coleen Verity have been studying the community of Glen Cove in their school work on geography. The students learned about what makes a community, how some communities are rural, or urban or suburban. They also spent time learning about cities and towns and which towns and communities border on Glen Cove. To cap off their studies students worked in small groups to develop dioramas to depict different types of communities.
- Person of the Year - Kevin Nolan, a math teacher from Glen Cove High School and the Baseball Coach for the school, was recently honored by the online news service Patch.com as the Glen Cove Person of the Year. Community members voted on different influential people in their community who have given back to their community and had a positive influence in 2012 and Kevin earned the most votes.
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Chalk Talk: Children’s Museum Online
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has a website for kids that have earned honors for its engaging and fun activities for children. The site has lots of different types of educational and learning games including, Build your own robot, identifying meat or plant eaters, and how to make a movie. For young non readers there is a digitized online book called Dinosphere ABC book. There is also a section for kids on understanding the Creative Process. This website is a great way to introduce children to all the different things you can learn in a museum and can be really helpful on those rainy days that your young child is home and bored.