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Jackson District and Curriculum
The Jackson Public Schools follow the comprehensive curricular frameworks laid out by the Mississippi Department of Education. The Language Arts Curriculum uses the Mississippi English Language Arts Framework, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the International Reading Association Standards to guide the education of their students toward success and fluency in the spoken and written word. The Math Curriculum follows the Common Core Standards and Mississippi Math Framework, detailing the problem-solving skills that students will develop.
We currently cover the following Jackson-area school district: Jackson Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Jackson District Curriculum
From kindergarten through twelfth grade, students build an appreciation of literature through a wide variety of readings, across many time periods and genres. They are exposed to the written word not only through textbooks, but through fictional and non-fictional works presented through magazines, computers and books. They learn to write in different styles, such as persuasively, by discovering how to defend a point of view, first orally, then through the written word.
Since 2001, the Science program has been a part of the Urban Systemic Program, which was developed by the National Science Foundation. This program includes goals in the areas of Science, Mathematics and Technology. Jackson Public Schools offer a Science Fair which is opened to all students from first grade through twelfth. The students learn the parts in a scientific investigation by finding the problem to be solved, ways to gather their information, how to theorize, and then how to report on their findings.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Jackson Educational News
- Jackson Public School Reading Fair - Winners were chosen from a district-wide Reading Fair held at Cardozo Middle School this past fall. The students presented a presentation on their favorite story, which included dressing as their favorite character, for the judges and the families. Each winner progressed to the state level.
- National School Project Winner Named - Students from Baker School were chosen as winners by the National School Project for a haiku project. Each year the winning poetry is published in the Young American Poetry Digest for that year.
- Van Winkle Elementary Receives a Donation - Entergy Charitable Foundation donated $7000 to Van Winkle Elementary as part of the “Using Technology to Increase Academic Achievement” program. The money will be used to enhance technology through purchases of SMART boards and other devices.
Jackson 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: How to Help with History Homework
When a child needs help with history, there are a few simple things to try. First, make sure the student knows what the assignment is. Next, try to bring the assignment to life by relating it to a time and place the child understands. If the child enjoys, art, they can create a drawing or some other art work to help bring meaning to the topic. A day-trip also helps some students comprehend a subject matter. A fort, a battlefield or a museum are possible destinations to allow make the learning experience more meaningful for a child.