A full day program for students ages 8-10
Our elementary classrooms include multi-age groups at each level that allow for peer to peer learning, mixed age groups, and a focus on teaching the student at his or her own level versus a set of expectations for a particular 'grade' that might be too high or two low. Every student has an individual profile of learning needs. With our model, a student who struggles with reading, but excels in math will be placed in the most appropriate small group. The ceiling is taken away as children are looked at individually with an opportunity to access learning appropriate to their level, regardless of how quickly they progress. Students experience a variety of groupings in a multi-age classroom based on interests, skills, or cooperative projects.
Intermediate Elementary includes:
Conferences and more
Families participate in four conferences a year, an intake conference in September to set goals, a student-led conference in November to go over a student's portfolio, and two progress-reporting conferences in late January and May. Students at this level also experience the Plan-Do-Review process through designing projects which are executed at two project time sessions each week. As at other levels, there is a balance of student- and teacher-led activities. Technology becomes a more integral part of the program at this level, with a 'bring your own technology' philosophy that allows students to utilize e-readers and tablets to supplement their classroom work, while being monitored by caring adults.
2015-2016 Intermediate Elementary Teachers
Kelli Greenfield and Sally Wonder
Intermediate Elementary Links
Spelling City Each student has a specific sort number that works on a spelling rule or pattern. In class, we work with students to put their words into categories to help them memorize and understand the patterns rather than just individual words.
Khan Academy is a website that helps reinforce math skills your child is learning at school.
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.All of the site's resources are available to anyone. . The Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.The link below takes you to an introductory video with information about setting up an account. Khan is used as a supplement to our applied math program, Investigations by Pearson.
Math Practice Links