Shaker Heights, Ohio Tutoring Programs
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Shaker Heights District and Curriculum
The Shaker Heights curriculum is based on Ohio’s Core Curriculum standards and an International Baccalaureate program focusing on creative problem solving, community service and inquiry based learning. All subjects including Humanities, Science, Languages and Music are taught in collaboration with physical education programs to help students develop physical strength and flexibility.
We currently cover the following Shaker Heights-area school district: Shaker Heights City School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Shaker Heights District Curriculum
The curriculum emphasizes English Language Arts and Math while expecting students to build on skills developed progressively through each grade. The early primary grades in English emphasize reading, spelling with attention to vocabulary acquisition, listening, speaking, writing, and determining and recalling simplistic themes and main ideas. Comparing themes and topics related to different cultures and perspectives is encouraged in senior grades. Once students enter high school, deeper reading and analysis of novels and short stories to produce coherent essays is expected.
Mathematics in the primary grades enables students to learn how to solve practical problems using addition and subtraction while understanding how to decipher the common relationship between problems. Senior grade math focuses on students being able to analyze and apply multiplication, division, fractions and measurement, and using shapes in relation to practical daily situations.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Shaker Heights Educational News
- Career Exploration - Shaker Heights Library features events throughout the summer specializing in resume assistance, career exploration and decision making and making positive impressions.
- Shaker Heights Historical Society - Now is the time to become a contributing member of Shaker Heights Historical Society over the summer and visit your local museum to catch a glimpse of how history has shaped this marvelous city today through artifacts, collections and historical events. There are many community events and programs one can participate in such as camps and reading activities and groups.
- State Report Card - The districts' website offers a link to the State Report Card to help parents understand how the schools are performing based on statewide comparisons. There are additional links to educational resources that can help parents who are interested in how the district is planning to shape the future for their children.
Shaker Heights 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: Karate- More Than Just a Hobby
Many parents decide to enroll their children in sports. However, karate seems to be high on the list for hobbies and activities that seem to nurture self-confidence, skill development, and self-esteem. Many parents are seeing the effects of bullying becoming prominent in schools all over the world. But karate teaches children to cope with self-defense in a non-violent way and to love themselves for their uniqueness and ability to be assertive, not aggressive. Karate helps children get into shape. It teaches politeness, self-respect and respect for others and allows for problem solving without resorting to threatening others. Karate allows one to respect others' personal boundaries and it teaches self-discipline--a skill that is becoming more important as part of character education.