Curriculum

Abintra's multi-age classrooms offer opportunities for growth at each stage of development. Read below to learn about the primary areas of focus in each classroom.

Lower School

3 to 7 Years

  • Exploration and discovery

  • Use of the five senses to understand the world

  • Meaning constructed from seeing and doing

  • Self-discovery as a foundation for future learning

  • Recognition of patterns and categorization of knowledge

  • Progression of reading proficiency

  • Geometry and fractions, exploration, complimenting the four basic mathematical operations

  • Outdoor classrooms host earth and life sciences

  • Time management development

  • Self-identification of strength and need in areas of learning

Upper School

8 tp 14 Years

  • Progression of reading proficiency

  • Geometry and fractions, exploration, complimenting the four basic mathematical operations

  • Outdoor classrooms host earth and life sciences

  • Time management development

  • Self-identification of strength and need in areas of learning

  • ​Chapter books, nonfiction reading, author studies, and formal writing from literature and language

  • Abstract thinking through exploration of math materials; statistics and graphs expand fraction and decimal understanding

  • Simple cause-and-effect experiments and reporting

  • Research into geographical and cultural studies;  progression of research to analysis to “make meaning” of facts

  • Self-planning and scheduling of curriculum work

  • Collaborative skill-building through large- group projects

  • Consensus of communal issues through facilitating and organizing community meetings

  • Development of organizational skills for daily work management

  • Understanding of historical events through reading, writing, and

  • research

  • Fluency in pre-algebraic concepts and writing theorems

  • Scientific studies involving systems analysis

  • Strengthened time management and study skills through extended,

  • multi-step projects

  • Student-arranged community internships exploring career

  • interests

Upper Elementary

8 to 12 Years

  • Chapter books, nonfiction reading, author studies, and formal writing from literature and language

  • Abstract thinking through exploration of math materials; statistics and graphs expand fraction and decimal understanding

  • Simple cause-and-effect experiments and reporting

  • Research into geographical and cultural studies;  progression of research to analysis to “make meaning” of facts

  • Self-planning and scheduling of curriculum work

  • Collaborative skill-building through large- group projects

  • Consensus of communal issues through facilitating and organizing community meetings

  • Development of organizational skills for daily work management

Middle School

12 to 14 Years

  • Understanding of historical events through reading, writing, and

    research

  • Fluency in pre-algebraic concepts and writing theorems

  • Scientific studies involving systems analysis

  • Strengthened time management and study skills through extended,

    multi-step projects

  • Student-arranged community internships exploring career

    interests

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