The Superkids Reading Program is a core literacy curriculum for Kindergarten through Second Grade that teaches all aspects of reading seamlessly integrated with the language arts. Built on scientific research and proven pedagogy, it combines rigorous instruction with highly motivating materials. By the time they finish the program, students have acquired the linguistic understanding require to develop into a fully literate individual. After Superkids, third-graders can read on grade level with accuracy, fluency, and understanding in any reading program.
Reasoning Minds is a blended learning math program focused on developing the number and operation sense, critical thinking abilities, and problem-solving skills students need to be successful in later grades. Students learn math in an engaging, animated world at their own pace, while teachers use the system’s real-time data to provide individualized instructions.
Real science means inquiry-based, hands on investigation. Born in teacher professional development labs at Rice University, STEMscopes creates a student-centric blended STEM learning environment where teachers are able to teach, intervene, and accelerate their diverse students. STEMscopes focuses on the 5 Es – Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate and Evaluate.
Studies Weekly standards-based curriculum applies a balanced literacy approach to education. The combination of printed weekly units with web-based primary source media, audio reader and other features creates high levels of student engagement. Teacher created lessons include rigorous and relevant assessment, word study, writing prompts, reading (modeled, shared, guided, and independent), and much more, foster critical thinking skills that help develop a new generation of responsible decision maker.
QWILL (Quality Writing Improves Lifelong Learning)
Using Lois Burdett’s book A Midsummer Night’s Dream For Kids from the series Shakespeare Can Be Fun!, 4th and 5th grade students at Blessed Sacrament will delve into language arts in highly creative cross-curricular ways to help them become master communicators. The goal for students is that they will appreciate the power of words and master new listening, reading, and particularly writing skills through the beauty of Shakespeare. The cloud-based program is steeped in the humanities with an emphasis on creativity, the Arts, critical thinking skills and social-emotional awareness.