Middle School - Mathematics and Reading

CURRICULUM

Middle School prepares students for continuation to secondary school. Students are supported as they navigate their way through leadership projects and independent learning using one-to-one iPad instruction.

Middle School prepares students for continuation to secondary school. Students are supported as they navigate their way through leadership projects and independent learning using one-to-one iPad and Chromebook instruction.

In Mathematics, solving realistic problems strengthens critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Student confidence and knowledge grows through engaging lessons, small group activities and use of technology. They explore problem solving using the Singapore Math approach. Students are introduced to a variety of ways in to solve problems in order to strengthen their critical thinking skills. New, more sophisticated concepts are related to past concepts and experiences.

The Reading Program is literature-based and emphasizes understanding of the standard literary tools including: main idea, supporting information, conclusions, inferences, compare and contrast, plot and character development. Students complete a variety of activities to demonstrate their understanding. They respond to their reading through writing prompts, activities and discussions. Students engage in independent reading, both at school and home, in order to master the skills taught.

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