Curriculum Guide
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Curriculum Guide

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Literacy, SK - Grade 4

In Senior Kindergarten through fourth grade, literacy skills are taught through the Reading and Writing Workshop model that all of Lausanne's Lower School teachers are trained in at the Columbia University Teachers College. This curriculum model incorporates mini-lessons where skills are explicitly taught through guided reading and writing groups, independent work time and conferring with a teacher and learning specialist. Reading workshop teaches reading and comprehension strategies... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Aug 16

Math, SK

Students continue to build on mathematical skills from the previous school year, and practice skills as well as gain new skills through math centers. All activities are taught through large and small groups as well as partner games to practice skills as well as work one-on-one with their teacher. Topics covered include numeration, operations and computation, data and chance, measurement, geometry and patterns, functions and algebra. Specific skills for this grade can be found at http://everyd... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Aug 16

Science, PK3 - SK

In PK3-SK, science is incorporated into the Units of Inquiry. When applicable, our science expert, Dr. Frassinelli, visits the EC classes and participates in experiments with them in their classrooms. Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Aug 16

World Languages, PK3 - SK

Lausanne students benefit from daily language instruction. Understanding that the young brain learns new languages at a much higher rate than older, our early childhood students receive daily language instruction. In grades PK-SK, students receive daily Mandarin and Spanish from native speakers. Our world language teachers follow the learning goals of ACTFL (American Council on Teaching of Foreign Language). These national standards are taught under through the “5 C’s”- Comm... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Aug 16