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Natchitoches District and Curriculum
The public schools in the city of Natchitoches are under the jurisdiction of the Natchitoches Parish School Board. The district is committed to providing a quality education that meets the needs of all students. A strong curriculum, in addition to a variety of extracurricular programs, provides students with the skills they need to meet the challenges for work or further education. The Natchitoches Parish School Board continuously reviews and works to improve academic standards within the district.
We currently cover the following Natchitoches-area school district: Natchitoches Parish School Board.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Natchitoches District Curriculum
The Natchitoches Parish School District recently began implementing the Common Core Standards in English and Language Arts and Mathematics that has been approved for use in all public schools in the state of Louisiana. Common Core is geared toward helping students prepare for professional careers and further education and emphasizes a full understanding of core subjects with a rigorous curriculum.
In English and Language Arts students focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking in correct English. In an effort to prepare students for the types of reading material they might encounter on the job, required reading includes both literature and informational text. In Mathematics the goal is for students to become literate in computational skills, algebra, geometry, statistics, proportional reasoning and measurement. In both English and Language Arts and Mathematics the curriculum is progressive with students building on their abilites.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Natchitoches Educational News
- Classroom Support Toolbox - The Louisiana Department of Education recently announced the launching of an online resource for school counselors as part of the Classroom Support Toolbox that has been developed to help teachers and staff do their jobs effectively. The Counselor Support Box includes a variety of resource material including samples of counseling techniques, counseling curriculum and planning assistance.
- School District Grades - School grades were recently released by the Louisiana Department of Education and the Natchitoches Parish School District improved significantly from the previous 83.9 to the present 94.5. Superintendent Dr. Derwood Duke thanked district teachers, staff, the school community and parents for the improvement in School Performance Scores and pledges to continue the work to improve school scores.
- Common Core - Dr. Derwood Duke recently issued a message about the new Common Core State Standards for parents and guardians of district students. He provided a list of resources for parents and guardians to access so that they can further understand the new curriculum that is being implemented. He also discussed the training and professional development that occurred prior to the implementation for all educators in the district.
Natchitoches 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: Ancient History for Kids
Parents can provide a unique and fun way for kids to learn about ancient history British style at the BBC History for Kids website. Created by the British Broadcasting Corporation, the site provides fun games and activities that center around life in ancient times. Kids will love the ghoulish but educational Mummy Maker where they can help Kha the royal embalmer along with his cat Miuty prepare a body for mummification, or they can take the Pyramid Challenge and help complete the pharaoh’s tomb. Iron Age Life is a game where kids can learn about daily life in early times and participate virtually in baking bread, making a fire and spinning yarn to make clothing. In addition to these interactive games there are also quizzes, stories and fun activities for children to explore the life of the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Anglo Saxons, and the Vikings.