Grades 1-2

The LifeGoals curriculum for the first two years of elementary school is directed towards (1) understanding the concept of choice, (2) gaining the ability to label choice options and (3) determining which are the important consequences relative to each choice option. The initial assessment in these early semesters will simply focus upon these basic building blocks underlying the recognition, designation and decision implications (consequences) of choice options. The assessment methods to be applied to later semesters, as you will learn, are significantly more involved, and will require additional training for administration and scoring.

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Grades 3-6

Building a true educational community involves three parties: our children, their parents and the school. Involving the parents in the educational process means creating homework assignments that are a shared experience between the child and his/her parent(s). It also means creating a feedback loop from the school, represented by the teacher, directly to the parent(s) and the child. This principle of "community" must be at the heart of our efforts to develop productive, responsible citizens.

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