Academics

What We Teach

Learning Skills & Strategies

  • Classroom participation
  • Organization and planning
  • Note-taking
  • Test-taking
  • Critical thinking
  • Technology to support executive function skill development
  • Using resources and accommodations effectively 

Cultivating Resilience

Academic Concepts & Skills

List of 6 items.

  • English/Language Arts

    • Writing - Lucy Calkins Units of Study 
    • Reading comprehension
    • Vocabulary development
  • History/Social Studies

    • Common Core-aligned curriculum - TCI
  • Literacy

    • Wilson Reading System (2nd-8th) 
    • Fundations (2nd-5th)
    • Just Words (4th-8th)
    • READ180 (6th-8th)
    • System44- Supplemental intervention 
  • Math

    • Common Core-aligned curriculum
    • Supplemental interventions:
    • Mindset Mathematics - Dr. Jo Boaler, Stanford University
    • Multi-sensory math instruction
    • Teacher-created resources
  • Science

    • Next Generation Science Standards(NGSS) - aligned
    • Mystery Science 
    • FOSS - California Academy of Sciences 
  • Specialty Area Programs

    • Visual Arts
    • Music
    • Movement
    • Physical Education
    • Library
    • MakerSpace
    • Musical theater