With over 30 years of educational experience, elementary students at STCS/Walsh receive individualized attention and benefit from an advanced curriculum. As a result, they accelerate in math and language arts.
Elementary education is the crucial time when students develop a lifelong love for learning. In addition to their regular curriculum, STCS/Walsh values the importance of specialty teachers and classes with all students participating in enrichment.
These teachers engage students, leading them to be enthusiastic about studying important subjects such as computer science, robotics, debate, theatre, art, music, physical education, and student government. STEAM is incorporated into the classroom, which fosters ingenuity and creativity. Life skills and socio-emotional learning round out a well-balanced curriculum.
A STCS/Walsh elementary education consists of blending technology and traditional classroom culture to create a superior curriculum that inspires young students to develop a passion for their education.
During Stage 1: Early Years, students are beginning their transition into formal education. Students’ abilities and exposure to a formal classroom environment will vary. The teachers who facilitate learning in Stage 1: Early Years have a global understanding of learning through interactive and guided play. The teachers consistently question the students using a variety of vocabulary to increase the amount of information being exposed to the students. Students are grouped within the classroom based on ability and skill level to ensure that the teacher can address every student’s individual needs.
During Stage 2: Elementary, students are solidifying the skills necessary to be independent life-long learners. Students’ abilities will vary as they begin to develop likes and dislikes inside, as well as outside, of school. The teachers who facilitate learning in Stage 2: Elementary have been trained in a variety of educational methods to ensure that students’ learning is individualized. The teachers consistently question the students to guide them to a greater understanding of how education will impact their lives presently, and in the future. Students will be grouped within the classroom based on ability and skill level to ensure that the teacher can address every student’s individual needs.