Curricula & Programs
Balanced Literacy is the PS 527 approach to teaching students how to read, write, speak, and listen.
PS 527 launched Go Math in the 2013-2014 school year.
GLOBAL STUDIES AND SOCIAL ACTION
Global Studies is the teaching of the world – students learn about different people, cultures, places, and events that have shaped our nation’s history and our lives today.
FOSS Science is a science curriculum used in many New York City schools that focuses on hands-on inquiry-based learning and the scientific learning processes.
A strong visual arts curriculum is not just important for students with specific talents in those areas, but has been shown to raise achievement for all students across the content areas.
The music program at PS 527 provides engaging experiences that are appropriately aligned to NYC Blueprints for the Arts to teach the fundamentals of music.
While most of us understand the importance of physical education and activity to a child’s body development, more and more research also shows its importance to a child’s brain development.