We strive every day to offer a curriculum that includes:
*Strict alignment to Pennsylvania Core Standards through Unit Plans Developed by Teachers
*Continuous learning through effective collaboration among the schools of this district
*Engaging and challenging lessons every day
*Guidance and counseling services for all students to assist in career and academic planning
*A continuum of educational programs and services for all students with disabilities
*Language Instruction Educational Program for English Learner students, regulation and Board policy
*Equal educational opportunity for all students
*Educational opportunities for identified gifted students
*Regular and continuous instruction in required safety procedures
The Framework for K-12 Program Guidelines can be accessed HERE.
Elementary School Curriculum Materials:
ELA - PA Core Standards
Wonders, Collins Writing, Words Their Way
Math - PA Core Standards
Social Studies - Nonfiction books to incorporate literacy with Social Studies facts and knowledge
Science - Elevate Science, Mystery Science, Generation Genius
STEAM - “Inventionland” Curriculum
Instructional Practices and Assessments - Teachers use a variety of instructional practices to teach their lessons including, but not limited to: shared reading, interactive read-alouds, small group guided reading, writing to learn with Collins writing, group work, small group instruction, projects, and discovery based lessons.
Teachers use formative, summative, benchmark, diagnostic, and progress monitoring assessments to inform their instruction.
Response to Intervention - RTI is a 30-minute time slot during the school day when small group instruction based on individual needs, whether it be enrichment or intervention.