In the Library, students learn to review and collect information from different resources. Attention is focused on promoting literacy projects and events to encourage all students to become lifelong learners and readers. The Library space is used for collaboration and private study, as well as information in all formats.
Curriculum in P.E. has a different focus for early elementary, upper elementary, and middle school. Our youngest students will work on basic movement patterns, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, and the foundations of teamwork and fair play. As they get older, the class will focus on perfecting skills from the younger grades while branching into team sports.
We provide a structured general music appreciation program for all grade levels. Exposure to a variety of musical styles, movement, production and performance, creativity and self-expression drive this program.
Art at Dobson Academy is highly stimulating for all ages. Our school utilizes a hands-on and rich art curriculum taught by a certified and very talented teacher. Students are introduced to art techniques and projects that reflect world cultures, art appreciation as well as a unique blend of aesthetic mediums. Art appreciation and exploration of materials and self-expression are highlights of this exemplary class for K-8 students.
Students will learn fundamental operations and concepts, use technology tools to enhance learning, and increase productivity and creativity. Regular lessons in digital citizenship and cross-curricular activities to enhance classroom-based instruction are important aspects.