INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES/PROJECTS & INQUIRY
Using New York State Standards as the basis for Science & Social Studies curriculum and the Next Generation Science Standards, Citizens of the World Charter School Crown Heights teachers create project based learning units that integrate core content areas, including reading, writing, math, art, and music. Students use an inquiry-based approach to explore core science and social studies content and demonstrate their mastery of the content through structured performances of understanding and culminating projects.
SCIENCE & SOCIAL STUDIES
Curriculum: Teacher created units of studies that integrate science and social studies standards as well as social emotional content; FOSS.
Purpose: Science and Social Studies content is taught during this time through project-based and inquiry-based learning. Students engage with other students and develop/practice awareness of self and others.
Time Allocation: 25 – 60 minutes/day (varies daily).