Stonebridge students in the prekindergarten program use The Creative Curriculum. The Creative Curriculum is one of the most widely used pre-k curricula in the nation. This comprehensive and research-based curriculum features exploration and discovery as a way of learning.
The Creative Curriculum…
Increases Kindergarten readiness
Promotes social-emotional development
Supports all children
Is aligned to all state early learning guidelines and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes
Elementary School (K-5th Grade Students)
Stonebridge World School students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade use a comprehensive, research-proven program called Benchmark Literacy.
Builds foundational skills such as phonics, word study and fluency
Builds on students background knowledge allowing them to access complex informational and literacy texts
Guides students to use text evidence
Provides opportunities for students to develop collaborative conversations
Develops writers by teaching the writing process
Middle School (6th-8th Grade Students)
Stonebridge World School implements a Reader’s Workshop model for all students. The Workshop framework looks like this:
Teacher introduces a strategy or skill to all students
All students have time to read books at their level to enhance their literacy skills and complete independent work
Teacher meets with small groups of students to work on a specific skill
Teacher will deliver a teaching point related to the reading strategy or skill that students are working on
Students gather together to reflect on their work as readers. They can share what they read or learned and review the material from the mini lesson
The Reader’s Workshop model helps build all students into successful and independent readers.