Fiscal Year 2020 → Question 3
The model at Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School is similar to the model used at all of the elementary Center for Enriched Studies programs. Currently at Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School, students in the Center for Enriched Studies and students who are geographical boundary (aka “Neighborhood”) students both benefit from the following:
For this year, the school has plans to design a culminating activity based on curriculum that is similar in experience to the gemstone (center) project (i.e., plays). Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School also has a guest lecturer (former teacher) come in to meet with the students and share information on American History for Social Studies that ties to the curriculum 10-12 times per year. Students are grouped within program, but everyone experiences the lecturer.
For next year, the school team also is looking at ways to combine 4/5 and 5/6 math students