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Richmond District and Curriculum
The City of Richmond is in the Madison County School District and follows the curriculum laid out by the Kentucky Department of Education. Project based learning, technological savvy, communication skills and preparation for the current century are highlighted. Students also explore the impacts of technology on the world around them. Weighing the costs and benefits, students analyze and interpret the effects of the use of technologies. The role of creativity and resourcefulness in devising new technologies is studied as well.
We currently cover the following Richmond-area school district: Madison County Schools.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Richmond District Curriculum
In Language Arts focus is on reading, writing, speaking and listening and using technology skills. A reading recovery program is in effect which identifies students for help to achieve the goals of the curriculum. The regular curriculum is scaffolded with extra resources to help elementary students reach their potential. Writing is also a key component of learning, and students are expected to write for different purposes, with clarity and logic.
In Mathematics, the Kentucky Department of Education curriculum is followed and a Math recovery program is in effect. This is an intervention to help students develop the tools they need to understand quantitative reasoning. These programs supplement the regular curriculum at the elementary level with extra resources. Students learn different topics in Math, like geometry or statistics, with the goal of being able to become independent problem-solvers.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Richmond Educational News
- Anti-Bullying and Character Learning - Foley Middle School students attended a program on anti-bullying that focused on cyber bullying and bullying in general. Many stories and tips were shared. Also, what not to do to be a bully was featured. Students were encouraged to report anything that seems like they are being bullied.
- Learning Local History - Kingston School first graders have been making quilts in an effort to find out what it was like in Kentucky in the 1700’s and 1800’s. They also made hoecakes and fresh butter. These activities were part of a program to show young students what it was like to live, work and learn in Richmond for their ancestors.
- Music Education - Madison Middle School’s band was given an enormous honor when they were invited to perform for music educators in Louisville. It is a concert with very high standards and this is a big honor for the band and the staff. Richmond is proud of this group.
Richmond 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: How Technology Can Help with All Subjects
The use of technology is becoming the focus of curriculum in all school subjects. In Language Arts, use of the computer is an essential communication tool. Students need to be computer literate at younger ages just to keep up with the times. Parents need to be prepared to provide computer time within their means as much as possible if their children are to succeed. Computer time can be a home computer or providing access to public computers for your child. Whether we like it or not having computers available for your child is an essential of modern education if your child is to succeed.