My teaching philosophy reflects the idea that every person in the classroom is a teacher and all can learn from the other. Thus, I like group projects, shared reports and creative representations of material. I use manipulatives, visual aids and technology first when teaching a math concept and end the lesson with worksheets or written evidence of mastery. Daily we explore various language arts material during rotating reading groups. My classroom encourages students to explore different subject related centers and invites them to find answers to their own questions.
A complete Class Syllabus is available to each student and parent on Schoology which is password protected.
Second Grade Curriculum
Phonics: Pearson Modern Curriculum Press Phonics
Reading: Houghton Mifflin/ Harcourt
Handwriting: Zaner-Bloser Handwriting
Rotating Reading Groups
Math: California Harcourt School Publishers
Religion: Be My Disciples
The sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Communion will be celebrated during second grade.
Science: Houghton Mifflin Science- Discovery Works
Social Studies: Houghton Mifflin- History Social Science – Neighborhoods