Curricula & Programs

 
 
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BALANCED LITERACY

Balanced Literacy is the PS 527 approach to teaching students how to read, write, speak, and listen.


MATHEMATICS

PS 527 launched Go Math in the 2013-2014 school year.

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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.


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Science

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.


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Visual Arts

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.


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Music

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.


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Physical Education

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.