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North Branford District and Curriculum

The North Branford Public Schools works to prepare all students to become responsible citizens and operates four schools. Two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school are located in the district. The North Branford Public Schools curriculum is a standards based curriculum that is guided in national and state standards where student mastery is monitored through assessments to increase student achievement. Using the Common Core Standards Initiative as the framework, North Branford Public School District offers a well-rounded education for its students.

We currently cover the following North Branford-area school district: North Branford Public Schools.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the North Branford District Curriculum

Elementary students are taught in subject areas that include mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, physical education, music, and art. The district has adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and mathematics that adhere to federal guidelines and of which many states have already transitioned. The district recently implemented the CCSS for Literacy in All Subjects. In alignment with the CCSS, school districts have shifted their focus to one of college and career readiness. These subject areas along with world languages carry through middle and high school with advanced coursework being offered for those who meet the requirements.

Curriculum guides are constantly reviewed and updated normally in a four-year cycle. An “Essential Curriculum” for each subject area has been developed by the district, and curriculum remains up to date and guided in student learning. Student achievement is assessed using the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

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Keeping Informed: Recent North Branford Educational News

  • District and School Performance Index Reports - The District and School Performance Index Reports are out for the previous school year. With increasing state learning standards and targets to meet, the district is working toward making sure that all students are achieving and all schools are working toward excellence.
  • NBPS Participates in Internet Safety Initiative - Keeping your kids safe on the internet is extremely important. The internet safety initiative by the US Department of Justice works to provide tips and useful information for parents to help protect our children.
  • College Visits to the High School - High School students thinking about college have the opportunity to visit two universities. College visits to the University of New England and American International College are being planned, as well as many others throughout the year. Sign up now!

North Branford 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: Highlighting Verbal/Linguistic

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 ability, Gardner chose 7 intelligences to meet his original criterion and later added 2 more intelligences to his list. Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence deals with the ability to use the spoken or written word. People with high verbal/linguistic intelligence find words, language, and writing to be their strengths. They are good at writing stories and memorizing information. Potential career paths for those verbal/linguistic learners include becoming a writer, lawyer, or teacher as these jobs can often tap into the love of words. Do you sound like a verbal/linguistic learner?