Why The Emerson School?
We are committed to making a difference in the lives of students. The Emerson Scholar is immersed in daily literacy and math that are relatable and applicable. Their science, social studies and arts classes enriched with literacy skills and strategies that make learning fun. The instruction our scholars receive is interactive and creates a safe environment for them to explore what learning means to them. The goal is to develop students who are ready and able to play a major role in their own learning and education. Our staff ensures that every student learns and every member of the learn- ing community is held to high expectations.
Our teachers understand the developmental uniqueness of adolescents and creates the appropriate curriculum for effective learning that constantly gauges learning through a variety of assessment strategies. The teaching and learning are accommodate to the diverse learning skills, abilities, and prior knowledge of our students. We cultivate multiple intelligences, draw upon students’ individual learning styles, and utilize digital tools/resources.
Ongoing assessment measures provide evidence and guide every student’s learning progress. The information is transparent and helps our students, teachers, and family members select immediate options for achieving learn- ing goals.
When you walk into The Emerson school you see an inviting atmosphere that is decorated with student work and achievements. All stakeholders and their contributions are celebrated. The environment is bright, supportive, and safe. We are a joyful community that promotes in-depth learning and enhances students’ physical and emotional well-being. A Guidance counse- lor and other support professionals are readily available to offer the assis- tance students may need in negotiating their lives in and out of school. The Emerson School seeks and maintains appropriate partnerships without side organizations and agencies whose purposes are consistent with our school’s mission. All members of our learning community work together to provide the best possible learning for every student.
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