Curriculum & Online Learning
Online Learning Support
Google Classroom Support
BizWorld: Through this partnership, students will be able to develop real-world, 21st century skills, which gives them the opportunity to start their own business.
Engineering is Elementary: STEM program in which students engage in news events that deal with engineering issues, such as the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They become active participants in class discussions and build confidence because they have background information that they know they are applying correctly.
Exemplars: Exemplars publishes hands-on, standards-based assessment and instruction material that focuses on authentic learning in the areas of Math, Science and Writing. Our material engages students and includes rubrics and anchor papers. Students are encouraged to communicate their thinking.
Global Scholars - The Global Cities Program: Global Cities is a New York City based non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing communication among global cities and cultivating the next generation of global citizens. The program facilitates collaborative exchanges on innovative urban policies worldwide with special attention to the subjects of education and technology, while providing internet-based global awareness for middle school students.
Paideia: Paideia is active learning—engaging students through thought-provoking Socratic seminars, growth of intellectual skills, and mastery of information. Paideia has been shown to significantly improve student achievement and increase engagement and motivation.
Partnerships & Residencies
Alley Pond Environmental Center: A partnership for our early elementary students that educates children about the wonders of our natural environment. This program encourages students to think “out of the box” using open-ended questions and hands-on learning.
Margaret Tietz Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center: Students will spend time with the elderly residents here and learn about what it means to be a contributing citizen in the community.
Marquis Studios: Nonprofit art organization offering a full spectrum of residencies that encourage student exploration of visual arts, theater, music, dance, architecture, circus arts and puppetry. The goal is to develop a passion for creative learning in each and every child allowing students to reach their full potential.
Reach the World: Through this partnership, an organization that connects classrooms to volunteer world travelers and students who are studying or exploring around the globe, Magnet students will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about foreign cultures and environments firsthand.
Together in Dance: A residency program that aims to expand our arts program by connecting dance with Social Studies.