The Core Curriculum 

Learning for the next generation of engaged citizens.

Twenty-first century learning delivered by classroom and subject-area teachers in inclusive settings. Collaborative partnership with a qualified Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments ensures that instruction is both accessible and meaningful for students with visual impairments.  

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Science

includes biology, chemistry, physics, and earth, space, and environmental sciences.

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Social Studies

includes the study of connections between human and natural environments. 

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Arts Education

include experiences and activities in dance, drama, music, and visual arts. 

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Physical & Health Education

includes a focus on lifelong physical health and mental well-being through healthy habits.

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Mathematics

include thinking strategies; explanation & justification of mathematical ideas. 

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Applied Design, Skills, & Tech

includes design thinking, coding, workflow analysis, and research skills. 

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English Language Arts

includes communication skills, digital literacy, and constructing a sense of personal identity.

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Languages

include American Sign Language, German, Italian, Japanese, and Korean languages. 

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Board Authorized Courses

courses developed in areas of the ECC to provide choice and flexibility for students.

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