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Long Beach District and Curriculum
The Long Beach School District is implementing the new Common Core State Standards which all public schools in the State of New York are to have implemented by the end of 2013. The new Common Core Curriculum Framework is being adopted across the United States in an effort to bring uniformity and standardization to school curriculum. The curriculum provides a series of objectives in the major topics of each subject; for instance, detailing the skills students should develop in algebra or geometry, and explains them in terms that allow teachers to determine the best way to teach each topic.
We currently cover the following Long Beach-area school district: Long Beach Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Long Beach District Curriculum
The requirements for English and Language Arts call for more informational and complex textual reading material, the ability for students to write critical analyses of reading material, the development of vocabulary and the ability to use correct English. From the early grades on students are presented with teaching that focuses on being able to read critically, write different types of compositions for different audiences, present oral presentations, be able to evaluate information, and solve problems.
In Math, students begin with basic in addition to gaining proficiency in fractions and decimals. From 6th grade on the focus in Math turns to the fundamentals of Algebra, Geometry, Probability and Statistics. In High School students continue with their study of Algebra and Geometry and have the options of continuing their Math education with Algebra II, Trigonometry and Calculus in preparation for college and careers.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Long Beach Educational News
- Long Beach Historical Society - The Long Beach Historical Society provides a link to the local history, images from the past, and a wealth of primary source documents to view. As Long Beach continues to make history, the Historical Society will serve as a repository for the memories of change.
- Early Writing Lessons - Students in Long Beach are getting an introduction to the art of writing starting in the first grade. Students are being introduced to the Writer's Workshop Model in which they work through writing in steps like brainstorming, writing and revising. The fun comes with the class published books that are created in the workshops.
- Learning While Traveling - Students from LBHS recently embarked on a trip to Philadelphia where they could learn more in-depth about American history. Students were able to visit the places where the Constitution and Declaration of Independence were written and see where history actually happened.
Long Beach 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: Adventures with Art
Budding young artists can find inspiration at the website called Adventures with Art sponsored by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. The site has interactive art you can make online and lots of other projects and games. The See Saw game lets kids take different photos to make a collage or a seascape or a unique artistic composition. You can also use a Build tool which animates the whole thing. The site’s Face’s and Places interactive tool allows kids to make new portraits using elements from different folk art paintings. A cool Photo OP interactive game provides a way for children to understand the basics of photo editing. They can take virtual pictures and then edit them using all kinds of photo tools.