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Norwich District and Curriculum
Students in the Norwich City School District start school at the preschool level, then attend a full day kindergarten program, followed by six grades of elementary school, three years in middle school and four years in high school. The mission of the school district is to provide students with the educational resources they need to compete in the workforce, are prepared for college and other post high school training. Rigorous academic coursework coupled with a variety of classes in the arts, physical education and sports, and technology prepare students to become lifelong learners and valuable citizens.
We currently cover the following Norwich-area school district: Norwich City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Norwich District Curriculum
The Norwich City School District recently implemented the Common Core Curriculum as approved in Board of Regents. The main goal of the new rigorous standards is to institute a curriculum that prepares students for both college and the workforce with the appropriate skills in English & Language Arts and Mathematics. In ELA, this means that students focus on reading both informational text and literature and in developing the critical skills to analyze the reading material, and write and talk about what they have read.
In Mathematics, students learn basic math skills such as arithmetic including numbers, addition, subtraction, measurement, multiplication, division, fractions, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics with progressively more challenging level of complexity. The goal is for students to become literate in both ELA and Mathematics and be able to use these skills to deal with new life and work problems with confidence.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Norwich Educational News
- Bucket Filler Tradition - Students at the Stanford Gibson Elementary School each year are introduced to the concept of the bucket filler which was introduced to the school by Dr. Clifton in the 1960’s. He believed that a bucket stood for a child’s sense of self, and it was the duty of the school, teachers and students to fill those buckets with support, love, kindness and consideration.
- Farmers’ Museum - The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York was the site of a recent field trip by students from the Stanford Gibson Elementary School. The museum has a collection of more than 23,000 antique items used in early farming communities. The museum also has authentic historic buildings to see including a blacksmith shop, a pharmacy, a printing shop, and lawyer’s office, general store, tavern and farm house.
- Dollars for Scholars - The Norwich City School District benefits from a program called the Norwich Dollars for Scholars. The nonprofit organizational foundation provides scholarships through community donations to worthy students. The Norwich organization is a local chapter of a national organization that works with colleges to get the most out of the scholarship funds. Annual fund drives within the community contribute to the fund.
Norwich 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: Online Art
Children who love art can learn about the new horizons in art technique through the use of technology at the Museum of Web Art website. The Museum which boasts online galleries and exhibits of art as an electronic medium also provides a children’s page where kids can create their own electronic art using online art tools like the Eraser and the 3D Flipper. There are lots of other fun activities and stories on the site.