We are offering a variety of elective courses for our Lower School students from Advanced Mathematics to Advanced Reading, Robotics, Programming, Arabic, Turkish and many more. We are offering a variety of elective courses for our Lower School students from Advanced Mathematics to Advanced Reading, Robotics, Programming, Arabic, Turkish and many more.
Math and Reading Enrichment
Purpose: To strengthen students’ foundational skills in reading and mathematics. Activities: Students will participate in a range of supplemental activities and games that build on top of content that is being taught in their normal math and ELA classes. Enrollment Notes: This class is only available for Kindergarten students. Purpose: To provide additional support for students in both mathematics and English language arts. Students will receive additional time and individual attention from their teachers to help them master the skills and concepts covered in their regular math and ELA courses. Activities: In addition to receiving help on assignments and projects from their normal math and ELA courses, students will have time to practice their foundational skills at their pace, using IXL and workbooks as supplementary materials. Enrollment Notes: Math and ELA support is only available for students in grades 1,2,3 and 4. Purpose: To provide an extra level of rigor and challenge for our high-performing math students. Activities: In addition to practicing for math competitions, students will also engage in various other games and tasks that extend off of content covered in their normal math classes. Enrollment Notes: Advanced Math is available for students in grade 1, 2, 3, and 4. Students should score in the top 30% on the NWEA MAP Math test. Purpose: To provide extra opportunities for students to further develop their ability and love for reading. Activities: Students and teachers will read and analyze higher level readings from different genres, learning new concepts, themes, and vocabulary along the way. Students will also have time for independent reading of book of their own choice. Enrollment Notes: Advanced Reading is available for students in grade 1 and 2. Students should score in the top 30% on the NWEA MAP Reading test. Purpose: To introduce students to the world of robotics and to inspire interest in technology. Activities: Students will design, assemble, and operate robots using Lego kits. Enrollment Notes: Robotics is only available for students in grades 3 and 4. Purpose: To learn how to read, write, and speak the Arabic or Turkish language, while also learning about cultures and customs. Activities: Students will engage in various activities related to vocabulary acquisition, reading comprehension, live dialogue, and cultural projects. Enrollment Notes: Students from grades K-4 may enroll.
We moved to United States from Europe and I thought my son might have some difficulties adapting and blending in. Thanks to the Pioneer Academy's dedicated and Professional Lower School Team he had no struggle at all. Pioneer Academy was able to manage the diversity of the student body and they build and reflect tolerance and respect between students.
Lower School Parent