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Wappingers District and Curriculum

Wappingers, New York, is part of the Wappingers Central School District, which also includes East Fishkill, Fish Kill, Poughkeepsie, and Kent. The district operates ten elementary schools, two junior high schools, and two high schools. The curricula in Wappingers’ other core and elective classes such as science, foreign language, and music are based on the New York State Learning Standards. There are also character education and community outreach programs available to children to extend learning beyond the classroom.

We currently cover the following Wappingers-area school district: Wappingers Central School District.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Wappingers District Curriculum

Wappingers’ math curriculum is based on Common Core State Standards that are designed to develop in students a deep understanding of the concepts that serve as a basis for all mathematics knowledge. Students learn about numeration, abstract thinking, problem solving, and reasoning in early grades and further develop that knowledge as they move up grade-by grade.

Wappingers’ English Language Arts Curriculum is based on internationally benchmarked standards that guide the development of literacy skills that can be applied to all subject areas. Student not only read widely in various genre of fiction and non-fiction texts, but learn to research, critique, and clearly communicate to others their ideas about those texts in both discussion and written work. Technology is integrated into this, and all subjects, to assist students in learning, researching, and the creation and presentation of original work.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Wappingers Educational News

  • Reading Under the Stars Contest - Students at Kinry Road Elementary School are taking part in Scholastic’s Reading Under the Stars Contest. The students have logged over 13,671 minutes of reading time. Students who log 750 minutes of individual reading time will be invited to an ice cream party.
  • Parents As Reading Partners Honored - The New York State PTA named Fishkill Plains PTA the New York PARP State Award Winner. PARP, or Parents As Reading Partners, is a program that encourages parents and children to read together.
  • Italian National Honor Society - Twenty-six Roy C. Ketcham High School student are being inducted into the Italian National Honor Society. The Italian National Honor Society is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Italian. The society works to encourage the study of Italian language and culture among U.S. high school students.

Wappingers 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: What Is a 'Flipped' Classroom

The “flipped” classroom is an education idea that has gained traction among some teachers in recent years. A flipped classroom is a classroom in which a teacher focuses less on teaching in the traditional manner and more on teaching students the critical thinking skills they need to sort through the information they find in the instructional and non-instructional texts that they encounter. Students spend class time working on projects and other hands-on activities that put their learning into action. Elements of class such as lectures are then prescribed for homework. The idea that guides this teaching method is that old modes of teaching students to acquire and hold onto knowledge are no longer useful now that student have the world’s knowledge at their fingertips at all times. Thus, instead of filling their minds with information, 21st century students need to know how to access information and sort the good from the bad.