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Wellington, Kansas Tutoring Programs
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Wellington District and Curriculum
The Wellington Unified School District strives to provide a culture of respect and collaboration for its students, faculty, staff, and parents. Students are expected to take part in their own learning, with the support of the faculty and parents. All students are given opportunities for success and are expected to reach for them. Teachers want all students to succeed, and offer support and guidance, as well as instruction, to help this happen. Students are given clear expectations of what they’re supposed to learn by the end of each year. Teachers have the freedom to modify their lessons to fit the needs of individual students.
We currently cover the following Wellington-area school district: Wellington Unified School District 353.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Wellington District Curriculum
Wellington Unified School District has a rigorous curriculum, the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards, which is well-researched and competitive. Interventions in reading and mathematics are available to those who need them. Critical thinking skills, such as reasoning and analysis, are taught across the curriculum. There are also many access points where different subjects connect and give teachers the chance to integrate the learning that students do. This helps them to see real-world applications of their learning.
Humanities classes focus on critical and active reading and expose students to a variety of different types of challenging texts, from hard copy to digital formats, novels, nonfiction, and poetry. Students learn to write analytically by forming opinions about their reading, gathering evidence to support these opinion, and writing well-reasoned essays and making oral presentations supported by facts and evidence. They also learn how to use library and media resources for their research and presentations.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Wellington Educational News
- Futures Unlimited - A local, non-profit organization, Futures Unlimited, works with developmentally disabled students to support them through their education and assist them in the transitions to post-secondary life and work. The group provides a wide range of services and welcomes community participation.
- USD 353 Foundation Grants - The USD 353 Foundation is able to provide grants to the school district to support innovative projects, resources and materials, and other enhancements to the students learning environment. Each grant request explains the goals and plans for evaluating each project that is implemented. Members of the community who wish to participate in the Foundation's work are welcome to join.
- After School Program - The elementary and middle schools within Wellington USD all offer After School Programs that give parents flexibility in scheduling their work day while ensuring that students have a safe place to stay until they can be picked up. The programs offer a variety of educational, social, and physical activities.
Wellington 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: Letters of Recommendation
Most colleges require from one to three letters of recommendations from teachers who’ve taught the student junior or senior year. The question many students struggle with is who to ask. If a student knows his or her major, it might be obvious who to ask, specifically, a teacher within the field of study. So, a student who wants to major in astronomy, for example, would ask a science teacher, obviously, and maybe also a math teacher, since astronomy is so math-heavy. A future engineering major would ask science and math teachers. Students who haven’t picked a major, still don’t need to worry. A good rule of thumb is to ask a humanities teacher, who can comment upon the student’s writing ability and critical thinking skills, and a math or science teacher, who can comment upon the student’s classroom performance and problem solving ability, among other things.