- Students learn by talking.
- Students need to process a large amount of written language in order to become fluent readers and writers.
- The ability to read and comprehend texts is expanded through speaking and writing.
- Learning deepens when students engage in reading.
Mathematics instruction focuses on building fundamental arithmetic skills and conceptual understanding. Students are challenged to apply their problem-solving skills to “real world” problems and to explain the process that led to their solutions. Teachers continually monitor students’ progress to provide sufficient support while motivating them to enhance their skills.
While UAS maintains rigorous academic expectations, we also understand that students progress at their own rate. Our teachers differentiate instruction to account for students’ achievement levels, interests and learning styles.
UAS uses U.S. standards-based curriculum guides. All students take English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Spanish, Music, Drama, Art, Physical Education, Computer Science and Second Step character education classes.