New Orleans, Louisiana Tutoring Programs
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New Orleans District and Curriculum
The Orleans Parish School Board follows the Common Core Standards which provides a progressive framework for student achievement in core subjects. Students graduating with a Louisiana high school diploma must pass End of Course exams in six subject areas: Algebra I, Geometry, English I and II, Biology and U.S. History. Students may choose one of two types of high school diplomas, either a College and Career Diploma or a Career Diploma.
We currently cover the following New Orleans-area school district: Orleans Parish School Board.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the New Orleans District Curriculum
The English Language Arts curriculum is based on the Common Core Standards, teaching students how to read, write, listen and speak. Within this reading and writing component, students learn how to evaluate information from websites and other resources. Reading literature and informational texts require students to read and understand increasingly more difficult text as students move through elementary, middle and high school, developing the analytic skills necessary for college work.
Common Core Standards for Math include the number system, counting, measurement, geometry and algebra. Students learn how to make sense out of mathematical problems, and think creatively to solve them. They learn how to use mathematic models and systems and learn how to abstract data. Understanding mathematical processes and evaluating results is the focus of thee Common Core State Standards so students feel prepared for college and career pursuits.
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Keeping Informed: Recent New Orleans Educational News
- A Visit from Zulu Royalty - Bethune Elementary School received a visit from the Royal Zulu King and Queen for 2013. Students were given the history of the Zulu people by Cedric and Monica Givens. Students were treated to a serenade walk and dance by the Walking Warriors and participated in a game with the Zulu King and Queen. The Queen attended Bethune Elementary and shared memories of her elementary school experiences.
- Agriculture Day at the Village - The second annual Agriculture Day at the Village, found students from Martin Behrman Charter School holding chicks during the Riverwalk Folk Life event. An opportunity for students to experience the benefits of sustaining Louisiana farms and natural resources is a memorable experience for everyone! Students were immersed in exhibits where they learned about cultural practices, farming, and animals.
- Digital Learning Day - The annual day that celebrates teachers and their use of technology within the instructional day, is highly celebrated within the Orleans Parish School Board classrooms. On-going teacher collaboration, student activities and interesting ideas using technology and learning was highlighted in all schools. This is the second year the district celebrated Digital Learning Day.
New Orleans 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: Digital Schools
The Orleans Parish Schools are part of the Louisiana focus on preparing students for the 21st century by incorporating technologies into the school day. Students will become comfortable learning through smart phones, tablets, laptops and other similar devices that allow them to continue their education from any location and at any time. By the 2014-2015, Louisiana schools are expecting to be “technology-rich” in course offerings, assessments and communication. As our world continues to grow and change, so will the technology through which students will learn and collaborate.