The William B. Finneran Montessori Academy of Sacred Heart is an extraordinary place to LEARN and GROW!
Our curriculum program includes these components.
Practical Life/Everyday Living:
Goal: To help children care for themselves and their environment.
Goal; To refine sensory experience and their ability to observe, compare, discriminate (visual,auditory, tactile, gustatory, and olfactory), reason, decide and problem solve.
Goal: to develop reading and writing readiness using the ACCELERATED READING Program,(auditory, visual, and fine motor preparation, whole language and phonics).
Goal: To develop exactness, concreteness, logic, reasoning, problem solving and decision making. Children progress from a concrete to an abstract understanding of quantities and symbols using Mathletics and enVision Math.
Goal: To develop active scientific investigation, experimentation and discovery.
Goal: To learn about the physical and cultural world and to appreciate its diversity.
Goal: To develop visual creativity of children through exploration of various art media.
Music and Movement:
Goal: To distinguish rhythm, pitch, timbre, intensity, form, cultural origination of music and fine and gross motor skills.
Goal: To engage students in various physical activities designed to improve balance, coordination and cardiovascular fitness as well as self-confidence, self-esteem and motivation. Physical education features the Sparks curriculum.
Goal: To develop awareness in each child that they are children of God and will grow in His love as experienced in family, school, parish and community.
Goal: To introduce language learning with Rosetta Stone. The children have access to English, Mandarin, Spanish and French.