The path to a successful future starts at the beginning. Our commitment to our student’s future starts at the beginning of their academic journey. Our mission for our primary school is to develop early literacy and math skills, develop their social and emotional learning skills, and introduce them to the online community through digital citizenship classes. Our primary students begin their college and career readiness program as we expose them to human services and education; agriculture, nutrition, & natural resources; and health science.
This program engages kids in core subjects like early literacy, reading, writing, language, and math, while encouraging creativity and building social-emotional skills. (Download Khan Academy Kids)
Individual reading recommendations use students’ interests and reading levels to suggest “just-right” titles—or students can self-select from over 200,000 choices! “Just reading” transforms into high-quality reading practice that fuels growth: Reading quizzes monitor comprehension, while literacy skills and vocabulary quizzes extend student learning and build skills mastery. (Watch: An Overview of Accelerated Reader)
Students practice early reading and math skills at their own pace with audio-guided lessons and big, colorful buttons. With Freckle, your students will start recognizing words, associating letters and sounds, and reading fun, age-appropriate stories. Hundreds of Freckle’s ELA, Science, and Social Studies articles are available in K-2 reading levels. Each student will practice reading at the level that’s perfect for them. (Watch: An Overview of Freckle)
Students complete weekly ELA lessons that develop their literacy and critical thinking skills. Assigned each week by your teacher, these lessons are designed to empower the Kindest Generation to engage with and discuss what’s happening in the world around them.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace. Their math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. (Watch: You Can Learn Anything)
Freckle introduces fundamental math skills so your students can practice foundational math skills at their own level.
In these lessons, students will explore CASEL’s Social and Emotional Learning competencies to answer the question “How can we promote a positive, safe learning culture in our school?” (Sample Lesson: What is Empathy?)
In these mini-lessons, students discover in-the-moment strategies to practice and apply social and emotional learning competencies, including self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, relationship skills, and social awareness. (Sample Lesson: Cooperating with Others)
Lifelong Learning Strategies
In these lessons, students gather learning strategies, improving their study skills, organization strategies, and more to answer the question “How can I become a life-long learner?” (Sample Lesson: Communicating My Needs)
In these K-2 lessons, students address important topics that aim to build empathy and create active citizens. These lessons educate the whole child and build 21st Century Skills, like communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. (Sample Lesson: Anti-Racism with the Sneetches)
These digital citizenship lessons provide resources to assist in preparing students with critical 21st century skills, including media balance, online privacy, digital footprint, online communication, cyberbullying, digital drama, and media literacy.(Sample Lesson: Putting a Stop to Online Meanness)
Be Internet Awesome with Google
Be Internet Awesome is a multifaceted program that includes a fun and free web-based game called Interland and an educational curriculum to teach kids how to be safe and responsible explorers of the online world. (View Course)
In these lessons, students use VR to explore what options exist for after high school and how these options overlap with their skills and interests to answer the question “How can I be prepared for life after school?”(Sample Lesson: What is College?)
In these lessons, students use VR to explore career fields and how these fields overlap with their skills and interests to answer the question “How can I be prepared for life after school?” (Sample Lesson: Traits of Good Employees)
To prepare students for the future, they need to be engaged with lessons that are relevant, encourage critical thinking and collaboration, and provide an authentic assessment of their understanding. (See Research & White Papers)
In this K-2 series, students will learn skills necessary to evaluate information online and interrogate the platforms they get information from. The curriculum comes with assessments to measure growth and a PBL activity for students to creatively apply what they have learned.(Sample Lesson: No Fake News)
In these lessons, students gather learning strategies, improving their study skills, organization strategies, and more to answer the question “How can I become a life-long learner?” (Sample Lesson: Using Context Clues)