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Carl Lewandowski will serve as the Early Elementary Principal for Compass Learning Center. The district has opened its search for a new leader of the North Early Learning Center.

Community Book Study

Individuals interested in exploring current topics in education and child development are invited to participate in a community book study hosted by Tecumseh Public Schools.

The series kicks off with Teaching Kids to Think: Raising Confident, Independent, and Thoughtful Children in an Age of Instant Gratification on Tuesday, July 24.

Summer Lit Lab Pop-Ups Begin June 19

TPS is proud to provide free Summer Lit Lab Pop-Up workshops to support summer literacy for Y5-6th grade learners. Lit Labs will be held from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Tecumseh Compass Learning Center, June 19 through August 16.

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Lori Spotts is sworn into her position on the Board of Education

At the June Board of Education meeting, Tecumseh Public Schools swore in Lori Spotts as the newest member of the Board. Lori Spotts, a retired Tecumseh educator, will serve on the board as a trustee.

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Our Curriculum Vision

Tecumseh Public Schools educators and leaders are future-focused trend trackers. We update curriculum content when new and relevant content emerges. Skills and concepts are then learned utilizing up-to-date content that has meaning for everyone.

Curriculum Standards

Common Core State Standards

Michigan Science Standards

Michigan Social Studies Expectations

Advanced Placement Curriculum- High School

Jackson College Middle College branch at Tecumseh High School

Career Technical Education (CTE)- High School

Curriculum Instruction Materials

ELA K-6 Curriculum

THE CURRICULUM

Wit & Wisdom is composed of four modules per grade level. Each artfully explores a specific topic to develop depth of understanding and inspire curiosity. At the core of each module is a selection of literary works, informational texts, and visual art. Modules are made up of 30 lessons which are covered in 6-8 weeks of study. All modules integrate reading, writing, speaking, listening and language instruction.

INTEGRATED NOT ISOLATED

Students are practicing reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language based in text. All strands of the standards are integrated throughout each module with:

  • Instructional Routines that empower students to tackle complex texts with increasing independence within and across grades.
  • Text-Dependent Questions to guide students to a deep understanding and establish a basis for the use of evidence in oral and written communication.
  • Explicit Writing Instruction to empower students to write essays, narratives, arguments, and informational pieces.
  • Text-Based Vocabulary that provides the basis for morphology and word work.
  • Formative Assessments that inform teachers and students on progress towards knowledge and skill mastery.

BUILDS KNOWLEDGE

Every module in each grade is focused on a topic that is essential for building background knowledge, vocabulary, and more. Whether students are learning about the seasons, the American Revolution, or space exploration they are exposed to works of literature, informational text, and art of the highest quality. Essential topics strategically reoccur, empowering students to deepen understanding of core knowledge across grades K—8.

BOOKS NOT BASALS

With Wit & Wisdom every text a student touches is authentic and of the highest quality. Students use these texts at every turn — to learn, and eventually master, essential reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, and vocabulary. Instead of basals, students read books they love, to build knowledge of important topics and master literacy skills. All students read and communicate about grade-level texts, with suggestions for support included at key moments in lessons.

For more information check out the Wit & Wisdom Ed Reports review.

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