Aligned with our School’s Mission, the Lower School Learning Support Program (LSP) provides an inclusive homeroom experience for students with a diagnosed learning difference.
Our program believes that all students thrive in an environment that is safe, collaborative and that embraces diverse learning.
Our approach is based on sound educational theory and research designed to maximize student strengths with a focus on building the independent learning skills.
Students receive additional support from our highly qualified Learning Specialists who collaborate closely with homeroom teachers.
Students follow the grade-level curriculum and are provided with the support and/or enrichment they need to succeed. The instructional methods, not the standards, are differentiated to meet individual needs based on the student’s unique learning profile.
Our program provides academic and executive functioning support to students in 4th and 5th grade to help address the challenges associated with a student’s area(s) of exceptionalities, such as:
Our Learning Resources Program believes in the potential of all students by recognizing and building upon their learning intelligences. The program provides a personalized learning/teaching environment through scaffolded and differentiated instruction, with an emphasis on promoting learning skills designed to develop the executive functions of the brain. Students find success by cultivating their talents, interests, and passions, while simultaneously mapping out their path to a college or university education that matches their needs and abilities.
Our Learning Resources Program opened in 2000 to meet the needs of students who have been diagnosed with a learning difference. We offer the program to students in grades six through twelve that can meet the demands of age and grade-appropriate coursework. The program also provides academic and executive functioning support to help address the challenges associated with students’ areas of exceptionalities, such as: