Academics

Academic resources used at Rachel Carson Elementary.

Common Core State Standards

Common Core is a real-world approach to learning and teaching. Developed by education experts from 45 states, these K-12 learning standards go deeper into key concepts in English language arts and mathematics. The standards, require a practical, real-life application of knowledge that prepares Washington students for success in college, work, and life.

Adopted Curriculum Process

District process for adopting curriculum



OTHER ACADEMIC RESOURCES USED AT CARSON ELEMENTARY

MATH: enVisionMath by Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley

LITERACY (reading & writing): Wonders by McGraw Hill, Accelerated Reader (only 3rd Grade)

SCIENCE: FOSS Science kits

SOCIAL STUDIES: Social Studies Alive! by TCI

TECHNOLOGY: netbooks; variety of MS programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; keyboarding programs: EduTyping (only 3rd - 5th Grades), Type To Learn 5 (only 2nd Grade)

ART: Imagine Art (PTSA sponsored - implemented by parent volunteers); Deep Space Sparkle art curriculum (district curriculum-implemented by classrm. teacher)