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Newcastle District and Curriculum
Newcastle Public Schools offers a wide variety of courses for its students on a variety of levels. The main curriculum of the two subjects English Language Arts and Mathematics have been developed by the Department of Education. There are many goals of the curriculum including providing a base of knowledge and critical thinking skills which will prepare each student for their college and career goals.
We currently cover the following Newcastle-area school district: Newcastle Public Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Newcastle District Curriculum
In English Language Arts, the students, through reading fiction stories, learn figurative language, such as similes, metaphors, alliteration, and personification. They read a large array of stories that include these types of figurative language and learn to identify each type through teacher lessons and examples. The students also are encouraged to discuss the meanings of the figurative language and what the phrases may symbolize.
In Mathematics, the students learn place value in the early grades. The concept of place value sets the foundation for more difficult concepts, like the multiplication and division of multiple digits. The students in grade 2 learn the meaning of ones, tens, and hundreds, and how to borrow from the larger digits to give to the smaller in order to solve addition and subtraction problems. The students are taught ones, tens, and hundreds through hands on experiences using cubes and base ten blocks, and learn through exploration with the teachers’ guidance.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Newcastle Educational News
- Fundraising Banquet - The recent Banquet Fundraiser was a huge success. Sponsored by the Newcastle Education Foundation, this fundraiser event raised over $20,000. The growing student population and the expanding school system will use the funds for these purposes. The superintendent gave a wonderful and heartfelt speech on the mission and vision of this great school system. Congratulations on a successful fundraiser, Newcastle!
- Cave Painting! - Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers from the area showed their artistic talents by participating in a workshop on cave painting. This was held at the local library in support of Arts in the Schools and the Summer Reading Program. The paper towels used as the surface medium were stretched out to simulate a large wall of a cave. This was definitely a unique workshop and all of the students had a great time painting and collaborating with one another.
- New High School Principal - Mr. Rob Gilstrap is the new high school principal. Making the move after being in the middle school for one year, Mr. Gilstrap is ready for a successful year at Newcastle High and looking to develop meaningful learning initiatives and community collaborations. Congratulations, Mr. Gilstrap and best of luck to you as you begin the new school year!
Newcastle 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: The Role of the Primary Reading Teacher
The reading teacher in the primary grades has a huge responsibility. This faculty member teaches the students’ how to develop and increase the reading skills of the students, whether it is letter identification in Kindergarten, or assisting students with more accurate and fluent reading in third grade. Either way, the reading teacher, for whatever level the students are on, is the facilitator and the instructor of all aspects of Language Arts. Not only does the reading instructor teach reading, but he also teaches writing, spelling, and oral language concepts. Having a well-rounded literacy program is the key to developing successful readers and writers, and the reading teacher must have the proper balance of all the components of the literacy portion of the school day.