Elementary Students (Grades K-6)
- Modeling Reading and writing in any language
- Finding math and literature in daily routines--at the grocery store, during a car trip, etc.
- Allowing children to witness you figuring out a challenging problem
- Listening to your child read and reading to your child daily
- Assigning a consistent time and place for your child to complete homework
- Building time in your daily schedule to play with your child
Secondary Students (Grades 7-12)
- Getting to know your child's counselor and meeting regularly
- Helping your child learn money management skills
- Encouraging your child to participate in extracurricular activities
- Finding time to have dinner together regularly
- Maintaining open communication and finding balance between being approachable and maintaining your authority as a parent
English Language Arts (ELA)
Kindergarten-Third Grade: content-rich nonfiction fuels young children's interest in the natural world.
Fourth-Sixth Grade: Common Core focuses on students ability to read, write and listen carefully to grasp information and ideas based on evidence in the texts.
Seventh-Twelve Grade: Students independently build knowledge through core standards for literacy in history/social studies, science and technical subjects
Kindergarten-Third Grade: Drawings and models help students visualize numbers and recognize spatial concepts.
Fourth-Sixth Grade: Common Core allows students to use many different methods to solve a problem and requires them to think critically about how they achieved their answer.
Seventh-Twelve Grade: Integrated courses incorporated algebraic and geometric thinking to help all types of learners understand the math concepts.