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New Fairfield, Connecticut Tutoring Programs
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New Fairfield District and Curriculum
The New Fairfield Public School System includes 4 schools including 2 elementary schools (Consolidated School and Meeting House Hill School), one middle (New Fairfield Middle) and one high school (New Fairfield High). Working to prepare students for academic, social and personal excellence, the New Fairfield Public School District follows the Connecticut Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSS) as well as using the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium as its basis for curriculum. District initiatives are in place for the growth of CCSS working to make all students career and college ready upon graduation from high school.
We currently cover the following New Fairfield-area school district: New Fairfield Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the New Fairfield District Curriculum
Beginning in primary and intermediate school, students explore a variety of academic content areas such as mathematics, reading, language arts, science, and social studies. In addition, students are exposed to physical education, library/media art, and music to enhance their educational experience. At the middle school level, students are working with a new program of 1 to 1 computing where computers are used in almost every class they take. The middle school curriculum helps to prepare students for the rigor of high school while catering to the unique developmental needs of this age group.
Those subject areas along with world languages, technology, and business education carry through middle and high school with advanced coursework being offered for those students who meet the requirements. In addition to the traditional high school curriculum, the district also provides residents with an alternative high school/adult education program which focuses to a large degree on career-oriented skills.
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Keeping Informed: Recent New Fairfield Educational News
- NFPS Takes on the Positive Behavior System - The Consolidated School on New Fairfield, CT began the school year with a PBS assembly. The Positive Behavior Systems kickoff focuses on truthfulness, kindness, and safety for the school year and will be used to help students achieve positive outcomes in all aspects of their lives.
- Teacher of the Year Named - The New Fairfield School District named a new Teacher of the Year. Ed White was honored at Convocation for his commitment to education. Most fortunate, of course, are the students who get to study under a well-recognized instructor.
- New Leadership at Consolidated School - A new Assistant Principal for Consolidated School! Ms. Karen Gruetzner has been named to the position and looks forward to working with teachers to increase the educational opportunities for all students.
New Fairfield 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: Multiple Intelligences Theory: Kinesthetic Intelligence
Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences Theory was brought to light in the 1980s and shifted many viewpoints on the traditional idea of intelligences. Viewing intelligence as a variety of categories rather than one single general entity, Gardner chose 7 intelligences to meet his original criterion and later added 2 more intelligences to his list. The original seven include verbal/linguistic, mathematical/logical, spatial/visual, musical, kinesthetic, intrapersonal, and interpersonal. Kinesthetic intelligence means that you learning best by doing. Kinesthetic learners are good at performing actions and have good hand-eye coordination. They are usually good at sports, dancing, and enjoy creating things with their hands. Possible career choices include builder, dancer, actor, surgeon, and carpenter. Do you like to build things with your hands or manipulate objects? Are you gifted at being good at physical activity? If so, then kinesthetic intelligence may be your strong suit.