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Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Wilbraham District Curriculum
The district uses the Common Core State Standards. There are specific expectations for teachers with regards to professional development to ensure that the curriculum is implemented as smoothly as possible. The high school’s school-wide academic expectations are for students to gather information effectively, use critical thinking and problem solving skills, and communicate effectively and appropriately.
In Math, high school students study statistics and probability, learning how to interpret both categorical and quantitative data. Students learn about topics such as expressions and equations are also studied, including the process of modeling with linear equations. Students learn to work with functions as well, and acquire the skills to describe quantitative relationships. Students are expected to become able to understand the best way to solve any quantitative or spatial problem they are presented with.
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SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Wilbraham 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.
Wilbraham District Curriculum Used in Our In-Home Tutoring Programs
Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District encompasses the neighboring communities of Wilbraham and Hampden. Three of the four elementary schools are located in Wilbraham, while each town is home to a middle school. Minnechaug Regional High School is comprised of students from both towns and is located in Wilbraham. In addition to academic skills, students also acquire valuable interpersonal, communication, and job-related skills that will help them find success in college and the workplace. The district is also committed to teaching students about their value as individuals and to respect others as well.
We currently cover the following Wilbraham-area school district: Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School District.
Keeping Informed: Recent Wilbraham Educational News
- Minnechaug Regional High Student Given Prestigious Title - A junior at Minnechaug Regional High was recently elected as the president of the Massachusetts Association of Student Councils for 2014-15 after beating out four other candidates. He will have many duties, including running the MASC state executive board, organizing all events and conferences, and attending all monthly meetings as well as the main conference in Orlando.
- Hampden-Wilbraham Senior Wins Golf Title - A senior at Minnechaug Regional High recently won the individual title at the Western Mass. Division 1 Golf Championships. Also, the Falcons won the sectional crown—their first since 1992. The golfer and his coach were interviewed on local radio.
- Wilbraham Principal Has Fun for Charity - Wilbraham Middle School contributed to a worthy cause…and had fun doing it! The middle school principal allowed students to tape him to the wall using strips of tape that they purchased for $1 each. The funds went to the YMCA of Greater Springfield’s Strengthening Community Scholarship Program.
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Chalk Talk: The Evolution of the Display Board
The chalkboard is an iconic image of a classroom, but the majority of classrooms don't even have one anymore! However, all classrooms need a "board" of some sort, so what has replaced the chalkboard? Sometime in the early 2000s, whiteboards became popular and are still in the majority of classrooms today. They are mess-free—no more chalk dust—and it is easier for young children to write neatly with markers as opposed to chalk. What if teachers wanted to display pre-written questions or math problems? Overhead projectors have been around for a while and remain popular. Although some classrooms still use them in the traditional way, it is a tedious process to create overhead projector-friendly sheets, so classrooms have added a document camera, or Elmo, which easily allows teachers to display anything from student work to edible objects without any preparation. Also in the early 2000s, many classrooms started using LCD projectors to display PowerPoint presentations for lectures or anything else they wanted their students to see from their computer.