Brenda Arthurs, BA, MA
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Columbus Adventist Academy offers a strong core of academic subjects with dedicated teachers in small classes within a small school environment. At CAA, the course of study for grades K-8 includes learning experiences in the following areas.
The ability to listen, speak, read, and write with ease and accuracy is essential for learning and living. The study of language arts/reading is basic to the educational program. It provides students the opportunity to develop thinking processes and communication skills. Seventh-day Adventist education recognizes these basic skills as essential for productive citizenship and for comprehending the good news of salvation and sharing it with others.
The language arts/reading program will assist the students to:
Mathematics education should equip students with essential skills for making the many mathematics computations and practical applications of math concepts necessary for living in our technological society. Mathematics instruction must assist students in developing analytical and critical-thinking skills. Opportunities should also be provided for students to discern the mathematical patterns the Creator has given in nature, thus increasing appreciation for its beauty, order, and symmetry.
The mathematics program will assist the students to:
“The science of redemption . . . is the highest study in which it is possible for man to engage.” —Education, p. 126. The source book for this study is the Word of God—the Bible. The study of God’s Word is central to the mission of Seventh-day Adventist Christian education, and it is central to the curriculum. The instructional program for religion is designed to help students know God so they will respond with love, trust, and obedience to Him. They will understand the science of salvation, accept God’s saving grace through Jesus Christ, and make Him the focal point of their lives.
The religion program will assist the students to:
An understanding of science fosters in students an increased understanding of God’s creative and sustaining power. True science is a revelation of the character of God. It is essential that students acquire a knowledge of basic scientific principles and their effect on the quality of spiritual, social, moral/ethical, and economic life. The science curriculum and instructional program should include fundamental science concepts, the application of scientific methods of inquiry in laboratory experiences, and problem-solving skills—all skills that are essential for understanding our modern scientific/ technological society and the awesome wonders of God’s creation.
The science instructional program will assist the students to achieve the following:
The social studies program is designed to emphasize the theme of God’s guiding hand in history and His loving concern for humanity. It endeavors to give students an opportunity to develop an appreciation for the biblical concepts of human worth and the value of service to humanity. Social studies acquaints students with the contributions of different cultures to the developing story of humankind and encourages them to become responsible citizens.
The social studies program will assist the students to:
Because physical fitness and health are vital to the development of the body, mind, and spirit, the physical education program is very important in our school. As an integral part of the education of all students, physical education should be enjoyable and success oriented. The program should assist students to develop knowledge, attitudes, and skills that will result in practices necessary to maintain lifelong physical, social, emotional, and mental health.
The physical education program will assist the students to:
To study the arts is to experience the universal language of emotions and ideas that transcends time, culture, and geography. In the act of appreciating, creating, and evaluating a variety of fine arts, students develop a sense of that which is aesthetically pleasing and spiritually inspiring and a gift of the Creator God.
The fine arts program will assist the students to:
Training in computer technologies and business education is essential to success in many aspects of life in the changing world of the twenty-first century. Principles of Christian stewardship, service, and decision making are infused into a curriculum of skill development that prepares students for life and successful careers. The “head-heart-hand” characteristics of business and computer education give it potential for inculcating traits, qualities, and truths that affect the learner for life.
The computer curriculum and instructional program will assist the students to: