10. What is it?
• Is a way of teaching that
emphasizes social, emotional and
academic growth in a strong and
safe school community.
11. Principles that guide this approach
• The social curriculum is as important as the
• How children learn is as important as what
they learn: Process and content go hand in
• The greatest cognitive growth occurs
through social interaction.
12. Principles that guide this approach
• To be successful academically and
socially, children need a set of social skills:
cooperation, assertion, responsibility, empat
hy, and self-control.
• Knowing the children we teach—
individually, culturally, and
developmentally—is as important as
knowing the content we teach.
13. Principles that guide this approach
• Knowing the families of the children we
teach and working with them as partners is
essential to children’s education.
• How the adults at school work together is as
important as their individual competence:
Lasting change begins with the adult
14. Classroom practices
• Morning Meeting
• Rule Creation
• Interactive Modeling
• Positive teacher
• Logical consequences
• Classroom organization
• Working with families
• Collaborative problem
O To help children master
O To help children
knowledge and problem
17. What will your child learn?
O Numbers to 1,000
O Addition and subtraction up to
O Multiplication Tables: 0, 1,
O 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10
O Metric Measurements:
length, mass, and volume
18. What will your child learn?
shapes, lines, and
20. Through Problem Solving
Students are encouraged
OTo consider how they think,
OHow they communicate,
OHow they solve problems so
they can apply their skills to
21. Model Drawing and Problem
O Help students
O Use rectangular
they are easily
O Can be used
24. A comprehensive, differentiated approach
to reading and writing instruction.
A framework designed to help all students
learn to read and write effectively, releasing
Program has 3 components
READING, WRITING & WORD STUDY
36. Our spelling program differs from a
traditional spelling program where kids
receive a list of words on Monday and are
tested on those words on Friday.
Rather, our focus will be on word study.
We will study sound and word patterns.
Grades will be taken from writing
samples and cloze activities rather than
a weekly test.
37. What parents can do at home!
READ ALOUD to your child every single day!
Have access to books at home.
Make visit to a local library with your child.
Encourage your child to read and write at home.
Help your child choose “just right books”.
39. • Latitude and Longitude
• Cardinal Directions
• Map Keys
• Map Symbols
40. Continents and Oceans
• The seven continents
– Basic Characteristics
– Famous land marks
– Unique fauna and flora
• The four oceans
– Basic Characteristics
41. Exploration of Americas
• 7 famous and relevant European explorers
– Columbus, Cordoba, Ponce de Leon, Pizarro,
Cortez, Balboa, and Smith
• What happens when different cultures meet?