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Greenbelt District and Curriculum
The curriculum in the Prince George’s County Public School District and in all Greenbelt Public Schools is based on the Common Core State Curriculum. The basics of the English Language Arts curriculum are reading literature, reading informational text, developing reading foundational skills, writing, speaking and listening and the development of language skills. Elementary school children should be able to answer questions about reading text, demonstrate that they understand central message of story or text, be able to write short opinion pieces and support them with facts.
We currently cover the following Greenbelt-area school districts: Prince George’s County Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Greenbelt District Curriculum
In Mathematics, students in elementary school learn the basics of mathematical operations including numbers, fractions, arithmetic, measurement, simple algebraic processes, and the elements of geometry. Middle school students learn the difference between rational and irrational numbers, know how to use and apply mathematical expressions and equations, and understand functional relationships, basics of geometry, probability and statistics.
High school students are required to take both algebra and geometry. The coursework in algebra involves learning equations, linear and exponential relationships, descriptive statistics, quadratic functions and mathematical modeling. In geometry the coursework includes the concepts of probability, congruence, trigonometry, and the relationship of algebra to geometry.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Greenbelt Educational News
- Community Outreach - Students from the Eleanor Roosevelt's National Honor Society from the Prince George's Public School District have undertaken a program to provide backpacks, school supplies and toys for kids overseas and at home. The Society was able to send more than 250 backpacks and 200 pounds of school supplies to the Haiti American Caucus, a nonprofit community development organization. In addition, the Society was able to present 96 toys for children at the Washington D.C. General Family Shelter.
- Fellowship Program - Three Science teachers from the Prince George's Public School District have been picked to be Fellows for the New Science Teacher Academy. The teachers were chosen by members of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to participate in the program. The fellowship program is sponsored by the Dow Chemical Company, Amgen Foundation, Astellas Pharma US, Bayer USA Foundation, and American Honda Foundation. The program is a yearlong professional development program for science teachers.
- Mural in a Day Contest - A new mural was recently installed at the William Paca Elementary School which is part of the Prince George's Public School System. The mural was completed by students under the direction of Jose Piedra, the winning artist of the Mural in a Day Contest which was part of the Prince George's County Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative. The contest was coordinated by the Prince George's County Art in Public Places program in partnership with CBS Radio/WPGC 95.5 FM.
Greenbelt 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: Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Help your child learn about their nation's government with a new government produced website called Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids. The website has information for kids organized by age from Kindergarten through Second Grade, Third Grade through Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade and High School. There are age appropriate games and activities, information on how laws are made, the election process, citizenship and access to digitized historical documents.