Elementary School Program – Overview for Grades 1 through 5
The Program in English develops the students’ skills and knowledge in English as well as in the following fields: Mathematics, reading, writing, science, social sciences, health education, computer science, art, physical education, and musical education. Students are therefore involved in activities that will allow them to develop their individual abilities.
There is also an “English as a Second Language” program for 2nd and 3rd grades, which has as its aim to help students that need to strengthen their level of proficiency in order to accomplish the language goals set for those grades
1st - 5th GRADES
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Sponsored by Psychology Department
The Colegio Dominico-Americano Values program is a character education tool that teaches guiding principles to support healthy interactions, positive behaviors and strong decision making skills based on moral and ethical values. We encourage the exercise of values to direct behaviors and experiences leading to positive relationships within our school community and beyond.
The Dominico-Americano psychology department recognizes the need for strong moral character, therefore its focuses the program on forming well grounded students with strong intellectual and moral competence. The values program is designed to promote specific character traits each month to encourage student motivation, responsible actions and the integration of values into students’ daily experience.
Teachers are encourage to incorporate these guiding principles to support healthy interactions, positive behaviors and strong decision making skills based on moral and ethical values through their academic classes in English, Math, Social Studies, Science and especially through health. The character education is a cross curricular program affecting all aspects of the students education, recognized monthly the first Friday of the month and in accordance to the value identified in the academic calendar and reinforced during the month. The Health program incorporates specific activities which foster this education. Furthermore, at the end of the school year, the senior and junior class participates in the Candlelight ceremony which is based on the passing of the knowledge and the values which are the core to the education at the Dominico-American.
Values reinforced are:
||Caring and Sharing