|On these pages you will find information on other areas of our curriculum as we strive to prepare our students so they will acquire the knowldege and skills necessary to participate fully in society.|
|Pre-School Technology & Learning
“Preschool educational experiences are intended to stimulate, assist, support, and sustain emergent skills. Preschools aim to offer experiences that maximize young children’s learning and development, providing each child with a foundation for current and future school success.”“2009 Core Curriculum Content Standards.” Preschool Teaching & Learning Standards. 2010. New Jersey Department of Education.http://www.state.nj.us/education/cccs/preschool.htm
“All students acquire content area knowledge and skills in:
As they do so, they are supported by the ongoing, transparent, and systematic integration of technology from preschool to grade twelve in preparation for postsecondary education and the workplace.”
“2009 Core Curriculum Content Standards.” Standard 8: Technology. 2010. New Jersey Department of Education.http://www.state.nj.us/education/cccs/standards/8/index.html
|Visual & Performing Arts
“The arts enable personal, intellectual, social, economic, and human growth by fostering creativity and providing opportunities for expression beyond the limits of language.” “An education in the arts fosters a population that:
“2009 Core Curriculum Content Standards.” Standard 1: Visual and Performing Arts. 2010. New Jersey Department of Education.
|21st Century Life & Careers
“21st-Century life and career skills enable students to make informed decisions that prepare them to engage as active citizens in a dynamic global society and to successfully meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st-Century global workplace.”“2009 Core Curriculum Content Standards.” Standard 9: 21st-Century Life and Careers.. 2010. New Jersey Department of Education.http://www.state.nj.us/education/cccs/standards/9/index.html
“Language and communication are at the heart of the human experience. The United States must educate students who are linguistically and culturally equipped to communicate successfully in a pluralistic American society and abroad. This imperative envisions a future in which ALL students will develop and maintain proficiency in English and at least one other language, modern or classical. Children who come to school from non-English backgrounds should also have opportunities to develop further proficiencies in their first language.”“World Languages Resources.” World Languages High School Curriculum Portuguese Levels III and IV Curriculum Guide 2008. Newark Public Schools. 2010.
“The study of another language and culture enables individuals, whether functioning as citizens or workers, to communicate face-to-face and by virtual means in appropriate ways with people from diverse cultures.”
“An education in world languages fosters a population that:
“2009 Core Curriculum Content Standards.” Standard 7: World Languages. 2010. New Jersey Department of Education.
|Comprehensive Health & Physical Education
“Knowledge of health and physical education concepts and skills empowers students to assume lifelong responsibility to develop physical, social, and emotional wellness.”
“A quality comprehensive health and physical education program fosters a population that:
“2009 Core Curriculum Content Standards.” Standard 2: Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Standards. 2010. New Jersey Department of Education.