The Lower School mathematics program builds a solid understanding of interconnected concepts, procedural skills and fluency, and the ability to apply concepts both inside and outside the classroom. Students are guided to see beyond computation to build logic and problem solving skills.
Literacy at Charles Wright Academy begins with a strong foundation of phonics and fosters lifelong, confident readers and writers. Readers and Writers Workshop provides an approach to learning that is responsive to individual students and accelerates achievement for all learners.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Innovation, critical thinking, and creativity are fostered during STEM classes in the innovation lab. Students’ curiosity identifies learning targets which drive exploration and design projects. Additionally, information integration and analysis are integrated into library classes and project based learning. Students learn where to find information, how to evaluate it, and how to use it effectively in reports, projects, and presentations.
SOCIAL STUDIES AND HISTORY
Students learn about the history of our country, the world, and how that informs and shapes the culture and global perspectives of the world we live in today. With an emphasis on culture and community, students discover the ways in which human have developed the world around us. Arms with these studies and more, they ask and seek answers to deep questions about the future of our region, our country, and our world. These questions and studies help students to not only navigate their own future with confidence, but give them the tools to shape and lead the future for others.