While the center of our school is the classroom and the mentoring relationship between the teacher and the student, every family supports and participates in this relationship by shepherding their children through their homework after school.
Jake Tawney, VP of Curriculum at Great Hearts, introduces parents to the approach behind Singapore Mathematics as the core curriculum used in grades K-5. View Mr. Tawney’s video here.
Margie Clouse, Phonic Coach at Great Hearts, introduces parents to the fundamentals of Spalding, the phonics and spelling program for grades K-5. View Ms. Clouse’s video here.
Practice Phonograms Together!
Students begin with learning the basic building blocks, the phonograms, of the English language in order to learn how to read, write, and spell.Phonogram Review
The Spalding Method is a comprehensive language arts program that integrates instruction in spelling, writing, and reading.Learn More
Most curriculum standards provide general goals and objectives but offer teachers little guidance about the specific knowledge students should learn in each grade. In contrast, the Core Knowledge approach is to specify, in a clear grade-by-grade sequence, what students need to know.Explore Core Knowledge
The Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) approach develops a deep understanding of math through building on existing understanding.Discover Singapore Math
The FOSS (Full Option Science System) Program bridges research and practice by providing tools and strategies to engage students and teachers in enduring experiences that lead to deeper understanding of the natural and designed worlds.Learn about FOSS