The hurdle for the average first-grader is developing the ability to decode rapidly and fluently, translating letters into letter sounds, letter sounds into words, and words into sentences.
First-graders will be able to practice math daily and relate their academic experience to the mathematics of daily life.
First-graders will be able to compare and contrast everyday life in different cultures and times, survey ancient Greece and ancient Rome, among other topics.
First-grades science program aimed at helping kids knowing what it means to think like a scientist. They will be able to look at what's happening, suggest explanations, and devise experiments for figuring out whether or not their proposed explanation is true.
Kids will be able to experience a varied approach to art, incorporating art history, art theory, art criticism and evaluation, and hands-on experimentation in a wide range of media.