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Miami Beach District and Curriculum
The curriculum for Miami-Dade County Public Schools is intended to make students into life-long learners. This is accomplished by providing a high quality curriculum through meaningful learning experiences that engage students, teachers, parents, and members of the community. The Language Arts/Reading curriculum is based upon the Common Core State Standards. In K-5th, students learn to find key ideas within a text, use an ever-increasing vocabulary, make connections between ideas within a piece of literature, read proficiently, and communicate well through writing and speaking. In 6th-12th, students learn to use texts to support views and opinions, infer meaning from literary devices, make connections between the same information presented in different ways, appreciate different types of literature, write for different audiences and different goals, use appropriate grammar and mechanics, and research information.
We currently cover the following Miami Beach-area school districts: Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Miami Beach District Curriculum
The Mathematics curriculum is aligned with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. Students in elementary school learn to use numbers to represent quantities, solve word problems, recognize patterns, name 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes, add, subtract, multiply, divide, use fractions and decimals, factor numbers, and make graphs. Middle school students learn how to use equivalents, use ratios and proportions, solve equations, calculate percentages, use exponents, interpret tables, graph x and y intercepts, and find square roots. In high school, students study algebra, geometry, advanced mathematics, pre-calculus, calculus, finances, and statistics from a more analytic approach.
The Science curriculum uses hands-on learning to develop scientific literacy among students so that they will become the innovators of the future. Middle school science covers biology, earth and space science, and physical science. The high school curriculum offers biology, chemistry, physical science, and physics, providing students with significant lab experiences.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Miami Beach Educational News
- New Math Facilities - New mathematics labs are on their way to Miami-Dade schools thanks to a $30 million award. The district has won the grant by participating in the federal Race to the Top competition.
- Council for Educational Change Grant - Miami Beach Senior High's principal has been awarded $10,000 to be used to improve student achievement. This award from the Council for Educational Change was given because of good leadership skills.
- Student Gain's - Graduation rates within Miami-Dade County Public Schools have improved in recent years. Both teachers and leaders have worked hard to improve student's opportunities for success by receiving a good education.
- Honors and Awards - Miami-Dade Public Schools has had a very successful school year. This success can be measured by the numerous honors and awards received by the schools and district.
Miami 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: Tips for the SAT's
The SAT is often viewed as a key that unlocks the doors to college, and college-bound students want to receive the best scores they possibly can. But how does one prepare for the SAT It is very important that you begin preparing for the SAT at least 6 months before your test date. Independent study and proper academic guidance can help ensure that students understand how the test works. Be sure to understand precisely what the directions and expectations are. Lastly, do not study the night before your exam. Just relax and get a good night of sleep.