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Programs and Initiatives
Both programs employ a wide variety of classroom strategies which include cooperative learning, direct instruction and activity based or hands-on experiences. Other strategies determined by the needs of individual students are also used at École Riverview School.
|Combined classrooms consisting of two grade levels.
||Single or combined classrooms consisting of two grade levels.|
|Students normally stay with the same teacher for two years.
||Students may or may not stay with the same teacher for two years.|
|Students receive approximately 100 minutes of Basic French per six day cycle.
||Students receive approximately one hour of English Language Arts instruction per day.|
|All classroom subjects are taught in English.
||All classroom subjects are taught in French (excluding Phys-ed and Music and ELA).|
|*Parents are strongly encouraged to participate in the classroom program.
||*Parents are strongly encouraged to participate in the classroom program.|
*Participation in classroom programs may include:
- Volunteering in the classroom and on field trips.
- Acting as researchers and/or resource people to provide enrichment in arts, music, computer activities, cooking and health, etc., in co-operation with the teacher.
- Maintenance of the classroom and gathering and preparing materials.
- Assisting at school and classroom events.
All parents are encouraged to show a genuine interest and support for classroom programming, including reinforcement of program activities in the home.