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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Summerlin District Curriculum
Mathematics skills begin with students counting objects and learning to recognize written numbers. Students learn basic algebra skills by using objects to count, add and subtract. They also learn basic geometry skills by learning shapes and sorting and categorizing them by shape and color. Math skills become increasingly more complex in each grade, with the district goal being to prepare students to use math to analyze and solve problems presented to them, and to use these skills in real life situations. Students are prepared to be able to compete for good jobs in the careers of their choice.
In Literacy/Language Arts, kindergarten students learn the alphabet and the recognition and sounds of letters. Through the use of Phonic, students learn to sound out words. Each grade following builds literacy and language arts skills on skills learned in the previous grade. In high school, students learn critical thinking skills and writing skills across different disciplines.
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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Summerlin 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.
Summerlin District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
The Clark County School District is adopting Common Core Standards in Math and Language Arts, and use standards-based frameworks in other subjects. The Literacy/Language Arts curriculum teaches reading and writing skills that are designed to provide students with skills that will be used in all other courses taken during their school years. The Math curriculum builds upon a foundation of numeracy, operational sense, pattern awareness, and shape recognition to prepare students for higher math.
We currently cover the following Summerlin-area school district: Clark County School District.
Keeping Informed: Recent Summerlin Educational News
- Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat - This is a habitat for exotic animals created by Siegfried and Roy. Visitors will be able to see big cats and elephants and will also be able to enjoy watching dolphins play and swim together. The focus of the habitat is to draw attention to the plight of endangered animals, making the public aware of the situation. Teachers, this will be a great field trip for your students, and parents, this is also a great educational and family bonding opportunity. Visit the website to find out more information before you plan your trip.
- Walker African-American Museum - The museum houses over 10,000 different artifacts including art, books, personal records, and ethnic dolls and figurines. The museum’s mission is to enhance ethnic pride and to encourage tolerance for people of all ethnicities. This museum would be a good choice for a field trip during African American Heritage Month.
- Floyd Lamb State Park - The land where this park is located was a watering hole for Native Americans and prospectors. Today, the park offers well stocked ponds for fishing, as well as picnic areas and horseshoe pits, as well as volleyball facilities. Totaling 2040 acres, this is a great place for field trip to reward students for good work, or for an end of school treat. Again, this is a great choice for a family fun day.
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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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Our daughter, a first grader, struggled with basic reading and handwriting. When she began with SchoolTutoring she was almost a year behind her class. Within a year of being enrolled, she is reading above her grade level and has the confidence to match.
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Chalk Talk: The Importance of Teacher/Student Communication
Teachers need to learn good communication skills to use with their students. Communication is a crucial matter for student academic and social success in school. It is so important for teachers to really listen to students when there are concerns. When a problem arises, too much attention should not be drawn to it, instead it should be handled privately. Attention of an individual should be gotten quietly, then the conversation should be private. That student will so appreciate not being embarrassed in front of the class. Students need a safe outlet and they will be more likely to discuss problems instead of misbehaving. This type of communication shows students that they are respected.