Elementary School Curriculum

Curriculum Overview at TEAM Charter School

At TEAM Charter School, we take pride in offering a dynamic and comprehensive curriculum designed to foster academic excellence, critical thinking, and a lifelong love for learning. Our curriculum is carefully crafted to provide a well-rounded educational experience, integrating cutting-edge resources to ensure students are well-prepared for the challenges of the 21st century.

Mathematics Excellence with Illustrative Mathematics: At the core of our math curriculum is Illustrative Mathematics, a program renowned for its emphasis on conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, and real-world application. Developed by leading experts in the field, Illustrative Mathematics engages students in meaningful mathematical discourse, promoting a deep understanding of mathematical concepts.

Key Features:

  • Conceptual Understanding: Our math curriculum goes beyond rote memorization, encouraging students to understand the "why" behind mathematical principles.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Illustrative Mathematics places a strong emphasis on problem-solving, helping students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to apply math to real-world scenarios.
  • Spiraled Progression: The curriculum is designed with a spiraled progression, ensuring a coherent and connected learning experience as students progress through grade levels.

Literacy Excellence with Wonders: Our literacy program is powered by Wonders, a comprehensive literacy solution designed to inspire a love for reading and provide a strong foundation in language arts. Wonders combines engaging literature with research-based instruction, creating a dynamic learning environment that nurtures literacy skills from early childhood through the upper grades.

Key Features:

  • Balanced Literacy Approach: Wonders incorporates a balanced literacy approach, including phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing skills to create well-rounded readers and writers.
  • Rich Literature: Students are exposed to a diverse range of high-quality literature, promoting cultural awareness and a deeper understanding of the world around them.
  • Differentiated Instruction: Wonders provides resources for differentiated instruction, ensuring that each student receives support tailored to their unique learning needs.

Integrated Learning Experience: At TEAM Charter School, we believe in the power of integration. Our curriculum seamlessly weaves together various subject areas, fostering interdisciplinary connections that enhance students' understanding and appreciation of the interconnectedness of knowledge.

Innovative Resources and Technology: In addition to our core curriculum, we leverage innovative resources and educational technology to enhance the learning experience. This includes interactive tools, multimedia resources, and collaborative platforms that empower students to explore, create, and connect with their learning.

Explore the world-class curriculum at TEAM Charter School, where Illustrative Mathematics and Wonders combine to create an enriching educational journey. Our commitment to academic excellence ensures that every student receives a high-quality education that prepares them for success in a rapidly evolving world.