Emma's fourth-grade class at Weinberg Elementary school

The Teachers

The Teachers schedule's hard to identify without asking a fourth-grade teacher themselves, but a good indicator of when a teacher must be at school is when their office hours are, and in the case of Weinberg elementary school, the days starts at 7:30 and ends at 4:30. Also in elementary school, the student's schedule often reflects the day of the students. 

 

 

 

What it a typical schedule of a fourth grade class of chandler school district?

What it a typical schedule of a fourth grade class of chandler school district?

The Student/Teacher Ratio:  19.9 at Weinberg Elementary school. So the number of students per class is around this number. 

What is the average number of students in a class?

According to Great Schools Weinberg elementary school has:

48% female 52% male

22% on free or reduced food 

What is the demographic (race/ethnicity, gender, socio-economic) make-up of the students?

According to census.gov: 

95% graduated from HS

40% have a bachelor's degree

What are the average education levels of the parents?

What content does the teacher teach throughout the day?

What is the school's attitude?

Weinberg elementary school is a companionate and warm environment that also offers appropriate educational challenges to each student. 

The Students 

What emotional developments are the students at this age level experiencing? 

Children still tend to be self-centered. Most want to be first, and most want all the attention. Squabbles can break out when your child feels slighted.
You’ll notice periods when your child sulks, pouts, and worries. Help him deal with 
disappointments and worries.
Children tend to have their feelings easily hurt. They also tend to assume that people who hurt them “did it on purpose.” Help your child not feel victimized or always jump to acting on revenge.

What intellectual developments are the students at this age level experiencing?

Kids learn to read gradually. Children who are read to aloud and are encouraged to read tend to develop more quickly intellectually.
Your child will become more sophisticated in understanding the concept of time. They enjoy hearing about times past.
By age 6, most children can count to 100. By age 9, they are beginning to learn how to multiply.
Engaging the bodies as well as the minds of children this age will help them learn.

What physiological developments are the students at this age level experiencing? 

More physical abilities will develop. Many children can dribble a ball with one hand by age 6. Most learn how to ride a two-wheel bike. They become 
more skillful at skipping and catching and throwing a ball.
Kids this age like to move. Many become restless and wiggle if they sit for too long, which is why the school can be challenging for some children at this age.
Your child may practice balancing a lot. They balance on curbs, chairs, and other high places. Monitor their balancing acts to make sure they’re safe.

What social developments are the students at this age level experiencing? 

Children this age become more adept at relationships, but they also may have many conflicts with their peers.
Many children are competitive and can become argumentative and quarrelsome when they lose.
Children in this age group can be hard for their younger siblings.

At age 6 or 7, kids tend to do best with one friend, but by age 8 or 9 they can begin working well in small groups of three or four.

What are the biggest challenges students face at this age?

The biggest issues are they are emotionally immature and self-centered; they are also unable to sit still for long periods of time. 

What are their favorites (movies, TV, books, music)?

Frozen,

James and the giant peach,

Beezus and Ramona 

How they are going to fit in. 

What are their biggest worries?