Cedar Hill Prep School’s Math curriculum is based on the recommendations of the National Mathematics Panel Report. CHP uses the Primary Math Standards Edition for Grades 1-5. Primary mathematics uses a concrete – pictorial – abstract approach, and emphasizes mental math and model drawing. The rigorous curriculum is designed to offer density of mathematical content in a clear, logical progression that provides for a balance of content and ample opportunity to support the development and application of skills and problem solving strategies.
Students learn patterns, relationships and graphs, estimation and counting, addition and subtraction, fractions, plane and solid geometry, spatial relationships, time and money, measurement.
Students will learn number sense/number relations to 1000, addition and subtraction of 3-digit numbers with regrouping, multiplication and division, fractions, geometry, tables and graphs, time and money, and measurement.
Students will learn patterns and equations, coordinate graphs, place value to 10,000, all four whole number operations, elementary fractions, geometry – both plane and solid, perimeter, area and volume, time, money, length, weight and problem solving.
Students will learn the addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals, geometry, graphs, measurement, verbal problems and whole number operations.
Cedar Hill Prep Debate Wins Again! On December 7th, Cedar Hill Prep participated in the Garden State Debate Meet at Bridgeton Middle School. The topics for the debate were - (a) The President should serve a single six year term, (b) Banning neonic pesticides does more harm than good, (c) The green new deal is bad for America, (d) End NJ Bear Hunt. Once again, Cedar Hill Prep finished first with the highest overall points. Three teams finished in the top 10, and Arnav Upadhyay won the Top Speaker Award for Cedar Hill Prep School.
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.