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Education in the usa


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Education in the usa

  1. 1. The U.S. Education System<br />
  2. 2. LEVELS<br />Kindergarten<br />Elementary School: 1st-5th grade<br />Middle School: 6th grade- 8th grade<br />High School: 9th-12th grade (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)<br />
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  6. 6. GRADES<br />Kindergarten – 6th grade: most schools use checks (√) with + or -. <br />6th grade – university: students are given an A,B,C,D, or F. <br />C is usually considered a passing mark. Anything below a C- is a failing grade.<br />Although C is passing, it is considered a bad grade. <br />
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  8. 8. HighSchool<br />In highschoolstudentstakeclasses in allsubjects (math, science, literature, art, physicaleducation, history, etc.)<br />Someclasses are required, and othersyou can choosefrom.<br />Participating in clubs isveryimportant. It can helpyouget in to a betteruniversity. <br />
  9. 9. SCHOOL TRADITIONS<br />Elementary School: Spelling bees & science fairs.<br />Middle School: Sports games, school dances.<br />
  10. 10. ORGANIZATION<br />Elementary and Middle Schools<br />
  11. 11. High School<br />
  12. 12. TRADITIONS cont.<br />Highschool: <br />School dances (homecoming, prom, etc.)<br />Sportsgames (especiallyfootball and basketball)<br />SeniorPrank<br />
  13. 13. EducationFacts<br />There are private and publicschools. Mostprivateschools are religious.<br />K-8th grade requiredbylaw. <br />Schoolsize and qualitydepends a lotonthelocation (state, urban/rural).<br />
  14. 14. DISCUSSION<br />Whatdifferences do younoticebetweentheeducationsystem in the U.S. and theeducationsystem in Spain?<br />Whatweaknesses and strengthsdoestheSpanisheducationsystemhave?<br />Whataspects of the American system do youthink are positive? Which are negative?<br />