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Westwego City, Louisiana Tutoring Programs
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Westwego City District and Curriculum
Public schools in the city of Westwego City are under the jurisdiction of the Jefferson Parish Public School District. The district is committed to providing a high quality educational experience for all district students. To that end the district is working on raising academic achievement through personalized teaching, and ensuring that students are always put first. The focus is on offering education that centers on providing students with the skills they will need to be successful adults and builds on individual talents and strengths.
We currently cover the following Westwego City-area school district: Jefferson Parish Public School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Westwego City District Curriculum
The Jefferson Parish Public School District recently implemented the state mandated Common Core Curriculum which provides academic standards in English and Language Arts and Mathematics. In Mathematics, the focus is on learning core math skills including computation, statistics, algebra, geometry and proportional reasoning. Students are encouraged to use what they have learned to higher math and to real life applications. The curriculum is geared to providing students with the skills they will need to be successful.
In English and Language Arts students learn to read, write, speak and listen using correct English. Students are provided with a variety of reading materials during the educational process including literature and informational text so they are prepared for the types of reading they may encounter in college or on the job. The literacy standards outlined in Common Core are used across academic classes so that the emphasis on correct English usage is reinforced.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Westwego City Educational News
- Autism Awareness - The Jefferson Parish Public School System recently focused on raising awareness about autism. On World Autism Day students were encouraged to wear blue as a way to support the awareness campaign. The district currently provides a range of services to students with autism including specialized instruction where necessary and access to the team of specialists such as assistive technology consultants and augmentative-alternative communication specialists.
- Soccer Championships - Both the girls' and boys soccer teams from Livaudais Middle School in the Jefferson Parish School District recently won the 2014 Parish Soccer Championships. The Championship games were held at the Livaudais Middle School. The win is the first time both teams have won the championship at the same time.
- JPPSS Educators Honored - The Louisiana Department of Education recently named the semi-finalists for State Teacher and Principal of the Year awards. Troy Hobson from Greenlawn Terrace Elementary was named a semi-finalist for teacher of the year and Denise Rehm, a principal at Joshua Butler Elementary School was name a semi-finalist for principal of the year. The winners will be named in the summer of 2014.
Westwego City 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: Music for Kids
Music educators report that learning about music and playing an instrument can enhance a variety of learning skills in children. Now parents who want to introduce music to their children can use the PBS website PBS for Kids Music Games to make music education fun. On the site kids will find games like Splat Symphony where Curious George offers colors and paint splats to make music. The Magical Lyrical Solarium allows children to generate song lyrics which are happy or sad or a mixture of the two and then the songs are sung back to them. Make the Band game features Martha Speaks who is in a recording studio and invites kids to change rhythms, vocalists, base volume, and instruments and then play it all together. There are a variety of Zen Musical Compositions that cover jazz, classical, blues, rock and roll, and hip hop. Kids learn about musical composition, different rhythms, and patterns while making their own choices about what to include in their musical piece.