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Kentwood, Michigan Tutoring Programs
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Kentwood District and Curriculum
Kentwood Public School District is committed to educational excellence through providing instruction that is compatible with Michigan’s Grade Level Content Expectations and the High School Content Expectations. Both of these curricula are based on best instruction practices and are research based. The curriculum has recently been revised to better meet the expected standards. The revisions to the curriculum are being implemented slowly to allow both educators and students to adjust to the more rigorous curriculum.
We currently cover the following Kentwood-area school district: Kentwood Public School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Novi District Curriculum
Core curriculum standards are diverse; for example, in the third grade Science curriculum students are expected to understand the structures of living things, changes in light and motion, earth materials and a bevy of other scientific basics. By the time they reach fifth grade, the students are expected to be able to understand scientific measurements and apply them to motions, they should be able to understand basic evolution of animals and organisms and other scientific ideas.
Math students in fifth grade will have to be able to demonstrate their knowledge of multiplication of fractions, with unlike denominators and divide, add and subtract the same, and a slew of other mathematical knowledge. In English, reading, writing and structure is also all taught so that students understand the craft of literature and how to put together a well-written essay of their own analytic thoughts. Outlining is a skill that is taught and students are expected to use during their education.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Kentwood Educational News
- Crestwood Honorable Mentions - The Crestwood Newsletter is out and lists students that have been recognized by their teachers for outstanding performance during the first marking period! The honorable mentions are for students that display the character traits that Crestwood expects from its students. Things like ethical behavior, respect, pride and attitude are recognized at Crestwood!
- Testing Out of Courses - A student in the Kentwood Public School District high schools can test out of a subject to either gain access to a higher level course in the curriculum or earn credit for that course towards graduation. This can be a great opportunity for any student that wants to skip a core and move forward.
- Bowen Kindergarten Cookie Sale - The Bowen Kindergarten Classes will begin an annual tradition of selling cookie dough to raise funds for their classrooms. This is a great cause that will help the students take field trips and get the little extras out of their school experience.
Kentwood 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: Tutors and Teachers
Teachers are some of the most influential people in a child's life. They affect much of the learning that a child demonstrates. The ratio's in public schools averages about 1 teacher per 25 students. It can be very difficult for a child that is struggling with a subject to get the individual attention that they need to overcome the struggle with those ratios. A tutor can work hand and hand with the teacher to help the child gain a better understanding of the subject matter. It truly does take a village to raise a child both inside and outside the school system.