We customize teaching and curriculum for each student’s unique strengths and learning style. No matter their academic goals, we meet each student where they are with classes at essential, college prep, and honors levels. With opportunities from algebra to yoga and everything in between,
Students are encouraged to read a book of choice every day.
Research shows that reading daily improves a student's fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, analytical skills, and memory.
Teachers at Urban Village Academy present material in various ways to reach all types of learners. Students are engaged daily in structured conversations,allowing the students to discuss the subject with guided questions and prompts that use academic vocabulary.
Arranged around six "Big Idea" units lessons that explore a unique concept (e.g. "Living things are made mostly of cells. Multicellular organisms have different cells that perform specialized functions," or "An ecosystem is a community in which every living thing fills a role"), students will learn about life, earth, and physical science. A unit introduction with background information, an overview of the weekly lessons with vocabulary list. Weekly lessons include a scope & sequence; student activities that incorporate writing comprehension, vocabulary, critical thinking; and information on the key concepts. A hands-on activity for each big idea and reviews are included.
Comes in many forms. 20 min of sunshine each day free time outside. The gym once a week, hike once a week, and yoga once a week.
The students must be writing.
The only way students are going to improve at writing ideas and conventions is to actually write. They should practice writing what they are passionate about -- and that doesn't come from worksheets and drills. After writing sentences and essays, they learn how to edit and revise their own errors.
See it, say it, write it, do it.
We guide them we don't confine them to certain topics, number of paragraphs, or sentences. They should decide what they want to write about and how they want to write. As they finish their first draft, we guide them through ratiocination (reason methodically and logically)techniques. In terms of language, this means focusing on word usage, "to be" verbs, run-on sentences, repeated words, and more, rather than the content. They jump from beginners to intermediate or advanced writers in a matter of months using these skills.
Ancient Kmmt (pronounced Kemet, by the Alkebulan (Africans) and Egypt by the Greeks ) is the most fascinating of the ancient civilizations. Even today, one cannot help but notice that the pull of the ancient world is still very much a part of many aspects of our modern civilization. Here we provide a summary to the many aspects of daily life. You will find information about topics most commonly associated with the history of Alkebulan as the birthplace of civilization. Some of this information may be well known facts and other tidbits may be a new discovery for your child on their path to broadening their knowledge of their ancestors in ancient Alkebulan..
We Review and study what other have to say regarding recent world history using our critical thinking skills and the scientific method. We strongly take into consideration what Black Historians have to report on the subjects.in recent studies.
When math makes sense, kids leap way ahead – whether they started out far behind or already ahead in math. Our formula for teaching kids math, has transformed the way kids learn math.
We know how to teach your child math.
We pinpoint your child’s learning needs, meet them where they are, and take them where they need to go. We design a customized learning plan for teaching the concepts the student needs to master. It doesn’t stop there we encourage, and continually check progress along the way to make sure you child truly understand and retain the concepts we’ve taught.
We will help your child overcome frustration. We also set aside time to provide understand of the assignment so they feel better prepared to complete the work emphasize their understanding of concepts and transforming frustration into a welcome challenge.
Geography Practice Looks at the world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society and uses of geography. Units lessons present various geographical concepts with plenty of opportunities for real-life reinforcement examples. Weekly lesson includes notes on the skills taught, background information, defined vocabulary words. Map pages illustrate the skills emphasized to answer questions. Ten geography questions are given each week. progressing in difficulty. Challenge questions are included, and often need to be independently researched.
Class Schedule is Subject to Change. To Better Assist Your Child Check Periodically.
Monday: Reading complete one Unit, One lesson in SRA on the same subject as reading lesson. Math complete practice assignment, Complete assignment Drumming,, Penmanship complete one lesson.
Tuesday: Spelling completer one Unit, Math complete one assignment, Science start weekly science lesson, Chess, Log Experiment
Wednesday: Complete 2 practice lessons. Gym, Experiential Education.
Thursday: Complete 2 practice assignments. Complete weekly science lesson, Complete 2 practice math lessons. Music, experimenter.
Friday: Test Prep, Complete one lesson in Geography, Complete math lesson.
Homework Monday - Thursday Wordly Wise One unit.