At Carson we strive to have joyful, rigorous, and personalized learning environments. Teachers focus on the implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) while engaging students in purposeful academic lessons in order to foster 21st century learners. We value technology, student academic discourse, collaboration, critical thinking, and a love of learning in every classroom environment!

Everyday Math

  • Hands-on, individual, collaborative activities to develop solid foundation
  • Application
  • Supplemental
  • Common Core
  • Performance Tasks
  • Transitioning

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Science/Social Studies

Expeditionary Learning –  Literacy (Grades 4-5) EngageNY

  • Thematic-based units on compelling topics
  • Inquiry-based lessons
  • Student ownership of learning
  • Extended reading, research, and writing

Balanced Literacy (K-3)

  • Readers’ and Writers’ Workshop framework
  • Genre-based units of study
  • Authentic, quality literature and mentor authors
  • Teacher modeling and small group support
  • Emphasizes student choice and personalized instruction
  • Focuses on authentic, life-long skills