Student Academic Expectations/goals are broadly divided by Grade and defined by subject matter. These include:
- Language Arts – Mechanics, Reading and Writing expectations. Speaking and Listening Skills
- Math – Calculations, mental Skills, and problem-solving skills
- Science and Social Studies – content driven by grade and tested for comprehension, writing skills, teamwork and project management.
- Foreign Language – acquire the knowledge of a second language.
The objective is to evaluate the student on a balanced portfolio of measures that will assess the effectiveness of the curriculum in accomplishing student competency in each subject. Student performance is measured on the following categories:
- Class work
- Assignments and projects
- Quarterly tests
- Standardized testing
There is constant feedback on student performance and everyday learning outcomes. The results are analyzed at the end of the year to make curriculum and instructional enhancements/changes.
Grade 4 Student Pranavi at the United Nations! Peace Day celebrations took place at the United Nations Headquarters on Friday, September 20th. CHP 4th grader, Pranavi Sivakumar, had an opportunity to participate in this International Day of Peace Student Observance. This memorable experience for Pranavi is best described in her own words: “We waited in line for almost three hours. When we finally were able to sit down inside the U.N., we listened to many speeches about climate change. I also met my dance teacher there. She performed very nicely. I was paying close attention. I was the most excited person in my life!”
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.