Our Program

STEAM & READ Program

Reading & Inspiration!

This FREE program is designed to enhance READING SKILLS while incorporating science, technology, engineering, arts and math in a fun interactive environment.

Interactive Curriculum STEAM and Read Program

We appreciate you choosing to have your child(ren) participate in the Steam and Read Program Fall 2023-24 to be held at Union Baptist Church. Fall Program will include Sundays (9:45-11:45), Tuesdays, and Thursdays (2:45-5:30). The start date of the Fall session is September 10th.

September 2023-March 2024

Program DayProgram TimeActivity
Sunday9:45-10:15Drop Off/Snack
Sunday10:00-10:15Themed Inspiration Moment or SEL
Sunday10:15-10:20Transition
Sunday10:20-10:55Instructional Rotation: Readworks, Finance, Spanish, Art, Dance, Drama
Sunday10:20-11:20STEAM (grades assigned each Sunday)
Sunday10:55-11:00Transition
Sunday11:00-11:35Instructional Rotation and Math Warm-up
Sunday11:35-11:45Dismissal Prep
Program DayProgram TimeActivity
Tuesday2:45-3:55Centers: Fluency, Decoding, Math, Virtual Field trips, reading to the students
Tuesday3:55-4:00Transition
Tuesday4:00-4:20IXL
Tuesday4:20-4:25Transition
Tuesday4:25-5:20STEAM: all grades
Tuesday5:20-5:30Read to them; prep dismissal
Program DayProgram TimeActivity
Thursday2:45-3:55Centers:Fluency,Decoding, Math, Virtual Field trips, read to the students
Thursday3:55-4:00Transition
Thursday4:00-4:20SEL or Special
Thursday4:20-4:25Transition
Thursday4:25-4:50Readworks/Great Leaps(fluency and comprehension w/questions)
Thursday4:50-4:55Transition
Thursday4:55-5:25 Homework and/or Centers and/or IXL(depending on scholars needs)

Instructional Framework

Reading Leaps (Primary Learners) focuses on individualized one-on-one literacy instruction for our primary scholars

SROS Fusion Learning Groups(K-8) focuses literacy skills will be integrated across the content for our scholars to increase and strengthen their vocabulary, reading fluency, reading comprehension, and writing skills

Peer Tutoring/SPARK (Scholars Preparing and Acquiring Readiness and Knowledge) Sessions (9-12) focuses on scholars’ preparation for post-secondary life through career and college readiness exploration and support by peers to improve their performance in an academic area such as math, English, Science, and Social Studies/History

STEAM focuses on integrating the ARTS into content that scholars learn, and exposes them to exploratory learning through Science, Technology, Engineering, the ARTS, and Mathematics. STEAM deepens their creativity and increases their problem-solving skills

The ARTS focuses on providing scholars with opportunities to explore, interact, and engage in creative, fine and cultural arts programming to spark their interests and awareness

STEAM focuses on  integrating the ARTS into content that scholars learn, and exposes them to exploratory learning through Science, Technology, Engineering, the ARTS, and Mathematics. STEAM deepens their creativity and increases their problem-solving skills

Tutoring : provides support to improve scholar performance in the academic areas of Mathematics and Reading

SEL: Social and Emotional Learning program promotes positive student behaviors that lead to greater academic success, a greater connection to school and improved school climate. It focuses on

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-management
  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
  • Responsible decision-making

Great Leaps: (Primary Learners) focuses on individualized one-on-one  literacy instruction for our primary scholars

Parent Engagement

Fostering Parent and Educator relationships are vital to student success.  Parent Connection Sessions are designed to provide parents with the tools needed to support their child’s education along with cultivating the parent’s personal goals. Pre and post assessments will be administered  to ensure the topics important to parents are discussed.