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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Smithfield District Curriculum
The Mathematics curriculum at Smithfield Schools begins with students learning how numbers can help count the objects in a set. They continue on to learn how various mathematics functions can be used to solve equations and problems they see everyday. In high school, they are offered opportunities to use their math skills in inventive ways, such as the IPad Mixup, where the students must create an IPad on paper that can handle various mathematical skills.
Science is all around. This is how children at Smithfield Schools learn about science. They begin by looking at the life that they see all around, such as the garden that one of the first grade classes creates. Through this item students can see how a seed changes into the food they eat, or the flowers that bloom all around them. Through middle and high school, teachers use various media techniques to help students connect with scientific techniques. The teachers present their notes on Smartboards, and students present projects using various media.
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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Smithfield students start with a free academic assessment with an Academic Director. Our flagship tutoring programs are available for $199.99/month which include regular one-on-one tutoring, academic mentorship, bi-monthly progress reports, learning profiles, and parental conference calls.
Smithfield District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
Smithfield Schools use a combination of creativity and the Virginia Standards of Learning to reach students where they are and help them in reaching their goals. The curriculum is designed in a progressive model whereby students develop deepening knowledge over the years within each subject.
We currently cover the following Smithfield-area school district: Isle of Wight County Schools.
Keeping Informed: Recent Smithfield Educational News
- Art Club - This organization helps students further their love of art through one-on-one time with teachers or other students. They work in an Open Studio which allows them to work on projects in materials of their choosing. These students also participate in other school projects, art contests and work on their own art portfolio.
- Green Club - The Green Club helps to raise awareness of environmental issues, improve science involvement, spread the environmental news and shows students local issues that they can become involved in. They have three major projects that they work on every year: growing oysters to replenish them through the Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Recycling paper; and keep the natural habitat around the school nice.
- JROTC - The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp is offered to students to assist them in their becoming good citizens. Military skills help the students develop self-discipline, confidence and pride.
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SchoolTutoring has played an important role in improving our son’s confidence and attitude towards school. His grades have also improved steadily throughout the school year.
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Chalk Talk: The 'Wait List' Process
When a student begins to apply to colleges, they usually have one or two that they have designated as their favorite. When this school places the student on a wait list, the student can become devastated and not see a way to improve their status. There are a few things that the student can try. First, the student should send a letter to the admissions director. In the letter stress the desire to attend their college, including why the match is good and introduce them to any new information. Next, call the college to set up a campus interview. When there bring along the most current grades and information. The third thing is to send to the college any work that has been exemplary, especially if there is a certain talent or if there has been new work that fit the criteria. Fourth, ask a teacher from the current year to write a recommendation mentioning the student’s recent achievements. Finally, ask the guidance counselor to either write or call the admissions office to make sure they are up to date with grades and achievements.