"The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language" Ezra Pound
DEPARTMENT OF WORLD LANGUAGES
SUPERVISOR, Alma Reyes (609) 466 7602 ext. 6322 email@example.com
To develop an appreciation, tolerance and understanding of other cultures;
To encourage life-long interest and love for world languages and cultures;
To help eliminate racism, prejudice, and bias
To increase understanding of those different than ourselves
To cultivate the ability to communicate with a range of people
To cultivate linguistic proficiency
To develop 21st
century global citizens
The curriculum uses the Understanding by Design (UbD) approach and is organized in thematic units to provide meaningful context for academic and cultural content, address national and state standards and assure that students are 21st century college-, careers- and world-ready.
ESTABLISHED GOALS: STATE AND NATIONAL STANDARDS
WHAT IS THE ELEMENTARY FLEX PROGRAM?
PROGRESSION OF STUDY
Full implementation of Course Re-alignment Initiative at the High School anticipated by 2017
ORCHARD HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
FLEX is offered to all students in 1st and 2nd grades for 40 minutes every 3 days.
VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
FLEX is offered to all students in 3rd and 4th grades for 40 minutes every 3 days.
LOWER MIDDLE SCHOOL
FLEX is offered to all students in 5th and 6th grades for 28 minutes every other day.
UPPER MIDDLE SCHOOL
Spanish, French and German are offered in 7th and 8th every other day for 84 minutes.
Chinese, French, German, Latin and Spanish are offered in 9th-12th grades every other day for 84 minutes.