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Sheldon District and Curriculum

Sheldon Community School District serves just over 1,000 students in three schools. The district follows the Iowa Core Curriculum which has a comprehensive series of learning objectives to develop students abilities in Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies, and 21st Century Skills. The district is able to create lessons and projects which prepare the students for the types of collaborative and independent work they will do post-graduation. College and career skills, as well as literacy in areas such as personal finance, health, and science, are emphasized throughout the later years of each students education.

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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Sheldon District Curriculum

The English curriculum includes the study of literature. Students discover how to read to support facts found in the text. They also discover how to cite the text they are reading, as well as how to find a theme, or a central idea. They then look for evidence supporting this theme, including how the theme showed itself and how it end in an objective summary. The characters they study develop different motivations, interactions and they move the plot forward and the students learn how each of these are accomplished.

The Mathematics curriculum at Sheldon Community School District include geometry, number and quantity, algebra, functions, modeling and statistics. Students begin to develop problem-solving skills in each of these topics in elementary and middle school. When the students are in high school they study imaginary numbers to develop complex numbers. Each of the functions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are addressed in new ways in each area of mathematics and they are expanded upon when studying exponents.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Sheldon Educational News

  • Sheldon Welcomes New Staff Members - For the 2015-16 school year, Sheldon High welcomed some new teachers and staff members. Joining the staff were a new vocal music teacher, a language arts teacher, a guidance counselor, a school nurse, and a middle/high school at-risk guidance counselor. The group includes two holders of Master’s degrees, a man who loves adventurous activities, and a woman who grew up on a farm.
  • Sheldon Earns Critic’s Choice Award - Sheldon High’ entry, “Generation of Fire,” earned the Critic’s Choice award in the category of choral reading at the Iowa High School Speech Association Large Group All-State Festival. The prestigious award is given out to one school each for 12 categories. Sheldon was one of over 347 schools represented at the festival.
  • Sheldon Students Say ‘No’ to Drugs/Alcohol With Red Ribbons - During the nationally recognized Red Ribbon Week, Sheldon Middle School students donned red ribbons to show their commitment to being drug- and alcohol-free. Each day of the week was dedicated to a specific dress-up theme: Respect Yourself! Be Drug Free! (wear red); Shade Out Drugs (sunglasses); Hats Off to Being Drug Free (wear hats); “I Have the Power to be Drug Free!” (dress as superheroes); and One School, One Goal, Bully and Drug Free (school gear and colors).

Sheldon 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: Professional Resume Tips

Every profession is different, but the format for the resume should follow some general advice. For students who are inclined to go into an education profession, it is important for to include information about field experiences and student teaching because these things likely represent the bulk of their experience in the classroom even though they were unpaid. Each field experience should include the school, the school district and its location, the rough dates the experience occurred, and a brief description of the candidate’s duties (e.g.: working with small groups of students). Student teaching is the major experience, so all of the candidate’s tasks need to be highlighted in greater detail in list form. Candidates may choose to list these experiences in a separate section of the resume or tie them in with volunteer experiences. It is a good idea for candidates to briefly describe any volunteering they have done in order to demonstrate that they are well-rounded individuals; they may choose to focus on community service that involved working with children or that required skills useful for the education sector, such as volunteering in a library.

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