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Syracuse District and Curriculum

The curriculum in Syracuse follows the guidelines of the rigorous college and career ready expectations put forth by the Common Core Standards. This curriculum focuses on the five dimensions of teaching and learning: standards-based curriculum, instructional capacity building, quality instruction, interventions and supports, and finally assessments that curriculum goals have been met. There is also a special focus on the individual needs of each student, which are met by faculty and staff members that are highly committed to providing a top-notch education. Programs exist that focus on areas of student interest and allow them the opportunity to establish a foundation that will help them achieve their future goals.

We currently cover the following Syracuse-area school district: The Syracuse City School District.

Schools in Syracuse include:

Salem Hyde Elementary School is located on 450 Durston Ave, Syracuse, New York, 13203, Salem Hyde Elementary School covers Kindergarten through sixth grade. Contact Salem Hyde Elementary School at (315) 435-4570. As part of the curriculum, this elementary school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. At the very basic level of learning English and Literacy, students will begin learning about the conventions and words, then build on their knowledge as they reach higher levels. In Kindergarten, students will focus on when and where to capitalize letters and recognizing phonemes. At the first grade level, students will focus on punctuation, while second graders will explore spelling patterns and phonetic spelling. Third graders will then look at word families, the possessive, and additional punctuation. Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders will look at a wider vocabulary, and learn to use new words in their own writing. These areas will be revisited in the following grades to ensure students are reading at an appropriate grade level. Math includes looking at each branch starting from the basic level, with an emphasis on foundational material and numerical literacy. Click here to get started on our tutoring program.

Syracuse Academy of Science is located on 1001 Park Ave, Syracuse, New York 13204,Syracuse Academy of Science covers Kindergarten through grade 12. Contact Syracuse Academy of Science at 315-428-8997. The Syracuse Academy of Science is a STEM-focused school that has designed its own curriculum around preparing students to study in a STEM field post-secondary. This school has a very diverse population allowing a sense of multiculturalism amongst students’ interactions. In addition, this school aids students facing disabilities and aid them to ensure they are on the right path to success. Click here to get some more information on our tutoring specifically for students facing ADHD and ADD. For Math, students of both grades will learn all branches of math in order to prepare for the specialized math courses offered in Colleges and Universities. In addition, students will gain a better understanding of tips and tricks in problem solving that they can use in their own lives. By graduation, students will be able to use the correct tools to strategically solve difficult problems, and will have expertise beyond more traditional high school students.

Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central is located on 258 East Adams St., Syracuse, New York 13202, Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central covers ninth grade through twelfth grade. Contact Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central at (315) 435-4300. This high school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. Teachers will aid students to prepare for college level writing as well so students are well prepared for testings such as SATs, ACTs, and entrance examinations. They also plan for 75% of teachers to be using content personalised to each student to aid in their learning. In addition, this school has a focus on their counselling services with staff members ready to ensure students are receiving the proper resources needed to guide them in their decisions and ensuring students are mentally healthy. For more information on our study skills workshops, visit our page here.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Syracuse District Curriculum

The Language Arts curriculum encourages that all students spend quality time writing and reading, talking about the text, and executing individual performance feedback. The Math curriculum focuses on many aspects of the learning process in mathematics, including learning ways to reason abstractly and quantitatively, using appropriate tools strategically, and attending to precision in problem-solving methods.

The Science curriculum focuses on lessons that will prepare students to obtain core science, engineering, and technology literacy. Students learn about the scientific process and have many hands-on learning opportunities. construct models to investigate attributes of the real object under study. Patterns of change are explored as well, with students developing an understanding that changes to humans, animals, and plants occur in predictable sequences. With the basis provided by the core curriculum, students will have modern skills that are critical for college readiness and to be effective members of the global workforce.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Brooks Educational News

  • Fowler Students Win Big in Washington - A group of students from Fowler High School participated in the 2012 Greater Washington Hispanic Youth Institute Program held at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. Two of these students each won exceptional monetary awards for “Most Influential Female Student” and for “Issues to Actions.” Congratulations students!
  • Sensational Summer Science Program - DNA, forensics, and boomerangs were but a few of the experiences several hundred Syracuse-area students learned about during Science Week at Syracuse University. The students, ranging from grades 6 to 10, spent the first week of August having hands on experiences with science in possible college majors such as aerodynamic engineering and DNA and heredity.
  • SCSD Teacher Awarded for Dedication to Literacy - Wilson Reading Program nominated its own Francine Grinnell for the 2012 Mary Ann Bonneau Administrator Award for her commitment for literacy for all. These accomplishments are important reminders of the dedication of integral members of the school community.

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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.

About Syracuse, New York

Located in Onondaga County, New York, the city of Syracuse covers roughly 25 square miles (66km2). The population is of Syracuse is approximately 145,000 making it the fifth most populated city in the state of New York. Named after the Sicilian city of the same name, Syracuse is the economic and educational hub for central New York, and is home to the largest airport in the region. Syracuse was also rated the fourth best city in the United States to raise a family by Forbes.

The city of Syracuse was originally founded as a collection of smaller villages and grew due to the first Solvay Process Company plant being founded in the area. Eventually, this industry was overtaken in size by the automotive and steel industries, which contributed even more jobs, leading to further growth of the city. Since then, the city of Syracuse has been home to several universities and research institutions, such as Syracuse University and Le Moyne College. As of the census of 2010, there were 145,170 people, 57,355 households, and 28,455 families residing in the city. The population was spread out with 19% under the age of 15, 23% from 15 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.6 years.

Due to its size and age, Syracuse is a city that is rich in history and culture. With plenty of museums and places to explore, it is a city that is provides a day filled with fun and learning for families of all sizes and ages.

Erie Canal Museum

Founded in 1962, the Erie Canal Museum offers insight into why, how, and for whom the canal was made for. This museum stands as a testament to the work and love of many dedicated individuals. It uses many interactive displays, such as narrative audio tracks and original artifacts. These promote learning and interest in folks of all ages. For more information about the museum and their events and hours, please visit their website here.

Landmark Theatre

First opened to the public in 1928, the Landmark Theatre set the stage for architectural design. The main lobby has a massive chandelier and exquisite murals. The Musician’s Gallery, located over the front doors, allow the staffed musicians to play intermission entertainment to the high class folk of the time. In modern times, the Landmark Theatre hosts spectacles, musicals, and plays of all sort. For more information and the cost of admission, please visit their website here.

Interesting Facts

  • Syracuse’s Milton Waldo Hanchett invented the dental chair in 1840.
  • The State Fair held in Syracuse, started in 1848, is the longest running State Fair in the country.
  • Archabold stadium was the first poured concrete stadium in the country.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell graduated from Geneva Medical College in 1849.
  • The country’s first traffic light was manufactured by Crouse Hinds and was installed in Texas in 1921.
  • Robert E. Dietz invented and patented the mousetrap.
  • The first female lawyer to argue a case before the Supreme Court was a Syracuse University Graduate, Belva Lockwood.
  • Several antennae on the moon were manufactured in Syracuse.

Chalk Talk: Considering Colleges

Picking the right college or university is more than just choosing a name. Of course, the most important factor is the field you plan on studying. A small liberal arts college may not have the engineering program you’re looking for. Start by finding the program you want, and then consider other factors, such as the size and location of the school. Urban schools often have a lot of commuters and may not have a lot of on-campus activities, while schools in more rural areas offer more in the way of campus life. A private or smaller school may have 5,000 or fewer students, while a larger state school may have well over 30,000. What about sports teams? A Big 10 school will have a far different collegiate atmosphere than a smaller liberal arts school. If you get into a school and realize the size or location is not what you were expecting and you feel overwhelmed (or underwhelmed), talk to your Resident Advisor (RA) or admissions counselor immediately.