Content-richOur content-rich curriculum engages students in rigorous English language
arts and literacy, mathematics, history and geography, science, visual arts, and music.
CoherentThe content is organized
coherently, or in a logical order, so knowledge builds on knowledge.
CumulativeContent and skills spiral within and through the grades. For example, chart below shows how content related to the Human Body spans through the years.
Context-specificIdeas, people, geography,
sayings, and more are taught in the context of the time period or related area of knowledge—not in isolation.
Students make connections to prior knowledge, other subjects, and real life. F