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Pontiac, Michigan Tutoring Programs
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Pontiac District and Curriculum
Pontiac School District follows the Michigan Core Standards which focuses on preparing the student for college and career expectations. These standards follow major strands in each topic so that students receive a progressive education that builds from the fundamentals to the complex. This requires students to use prior knowledge and reflection which helps develop the sought for critical thinking skills.
We currently cover the following Pontiac-area school district: Pontiac School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Pontiac District Curriculum
From the elementary grades, math is taught with the expectation that student should be prepared for higher level math topics like algebra, geometry or statistics. An early introduction to shapes, spatial relations, algebraic patterns, and probabilities lays the groundwork for this. During middle school, students learn more about mathematic expressions and equations, geometry, measurement and operations. In high school, an expectation is that students are able to recognize the best way to solve any math problem.
The sciences are an important part of the curriculum; life sciences, physical science, earth science. English emphasizes reading comprehension, writing proficiency, and word study. Social Studies includes curriculum that covers history, civics, economics, geography. Each grade has testing standards that have to be met to be promoted to the next grade. The curriculum is challenging and presented in a creative manner to keep the students interested!
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Keeping Informed: Recent Pontiac Educational News
- Herrington Elementary School AER - Herrington Elementary School has released the AER (Annual Education Report) and you can read it online! Get all the information you need about your schools progress including the schools improvement plan! This is good information that parents and other stakeholders should know about.
- Be Heard! - The Board of Education for Pontiac offers an easy to fill out comment card online. You can share your suggestions, new ideas or even a "job well done" by using the comment cards! This is a great way to raise issues or suggest program enhancements or extracurricular opportunities.
- Connect With Zangle - Parents can stay connected by using Zangle and keep an eye on their students progress! It is a great way to make sure everyone is on the same page! Signing up is easy and literally takes minutes. Parents are able to get up-to-date information on their children’s academic progress and what they are to expect.
Pontiac 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: Staying Involved!
Study after study has shown that parental involvement in a student’s education is one of the largest factors in a student’s success in school. Sometimes parents are very involved during the elementary years than fall off a bit during middle and high school. Staying involved throughout all 12 years of school will help your student to be successful. Staying involved also allows you to notice when your student is struggling and can use extra help! This doesn’t mean that parents need to stand over their child every night to see that homework is completed, engaging in conversations about issues at school is critical parental involvement.