Our Accelerated Literacy program will inspire a life-long love of reading. Through Literacy your child’s imagination will grow while experiencing new adventures. The children will learn to identify real-life connections between words and their use. Your child will be introduced to a variety of literature using multi-media resources. The children will learn an array of advanced vocabulary, how to build CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words, and how to decode text. They will compare and contrast the experiences of characters in familiar stories. They’ll verbally create their own story while looking at a picture book. Children will identify the author’s purpose or moral of the story. Finally, your child will create their very own book!
The Accelerated Math program explores advanced mathematical thinking. Your child will understand addition and subtraction as putting together and taking away using objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, money, sounds, acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations. They will be able to identify and describe basic two-dimensional shapes, as well as three-dimensional shapes. Children will learn to describe and compare measurable characteristics of an object, such as length or weight. Through a variety of instructional activities designed to appeal to every learning style, your child will develop a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts.
Encourage your child’s inner scientist with our Accelerated Science program. Through hands-on experiments the children will learn about the scientific method. They will discuss the hypothesis, procedures, observations, and conclusion for every experiment. The children will make drawings of their observations and make charts to collect their data. As a group, they will discuss their findings. Your child will learn about matter, density, magnetism, gravity, chemistry, weather, and so much more! Your child will learn firsthand how we use science every day.
Children will learn Spanish through songs, games, and simple conversation. The children will learn playful songs, nursery rhymes, and songs that teach the calendar and colors. Each lesson will contain vocabulary of their surroundings and everyday language. They will learn how to say hello and to introduce themselves to a friend. By the end of the program your child will be able to have a back and forth conversation with the teacher.
English Speakers of Other Languages
The ESOL class is intended for students who speak a language other than English as their first language. We will begin with simple concepts such as letters and numbers, translating them from Spanish to English. The children will learn vocabulary from their surroundings in the classroom and everyday language. By the end of the class they will know the letter sounds, basic sight words, and have a more enhanced vocabulary.