ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (G7-9)

This subject encourages lifelong enthusiasm for reading, writing and spoken communication.  It equips learners with transferable language skills for interrogating and producing spoken or written texts, and working collaboratively. It also develops learners’ confidence, creativity and intellectual engagement.  The reading, writing, speaking and listening skills support learners’ overall intellectual, creative and social development.

ACADEMIC WRITING (G7-9)

This course develops the students’ grammar skills in the context of writing.  Based on the principle that the primary purpose of grammar instruction is to improve student writing, this program teaches the conventions of standard English and takes students through the complete writing process.  The program is designed to prepare the students for international standardized tests.

MATH (G7-8)/ ALGEBRA 1 (G9)

This course covers Common Core standards on problem solving, number sense, operations, algebra and functions, probability, data analysis and statistics, measurement, geometry, and quadrilaterals. Including Algebraic Reasoning; Integers and Rational Numbers; Proportional Relations; Graphs; Analyzing Data; Geometric Figures; Equations and Inequalities

WESTERN GEOGRAPHY (G7) / EASTERN GEOGRAPHY (G8)

This course helps students learn important concepts in physical and human geography. It enables students to understand the Earth’s physical and human diversity while focusing on the western (Grade 7) and eastern (Grade 8) hemispheres. Students analyze population and settlement patterns and evaluate the ways that human activities modify the physical environment. Development, standards of living, systems of government, and economic factors are also compared. In addition, students gain a rich understanding of global cultures and the historical factors that have shaped the world around them.

ECONOMICS (G9)

Economics gives students what they need to learn and interact with both theoretical and applied economics, as well as build a strong foundation of personal financial literacy. Including Economic systems and decision making, Business and labor; Money, banking, and finance; Economic performance; Government and the economy & The global economy

SCIENCE (G7-8)

This course provides scientific literacy by exploring, analyzing, evaluating, synthesizing, appreciating, and understanding the interrelationships among science, technology, society, and the environment that will affect their lives, careers, and their future.  The program covers biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science.

BIOLOGY (G9)

This course covers ecology, cell biology, genetics, the history of biological diversity, the diversity of life, and the human body.

Information/Communications Technology

This course covers the practical application of MS Office, coding, and robotics.

Elective (G7 Drama)

In this course, students will be introduced to the basic concepts of theatre arts.  Students will use various creative drama techniques to build confidence and trust, stimulate imagination, movement, and role-play.  Through theatre games and activities students will learn to lose inhibitions and will gain trust in themselves as well as others in their groups.  Students will exhibit and reinforce their skills through individual and group presentations.

Physical Education

This program focuses on team and individual sports to provide the students appropriate social interactions and skill development while learning team work, sportsmanship, and execution of individual and team strategies.

Health

This course covers various topics on social, mental, emotional, and physical health such as wellness, decision making, building self-esteem, nutrition, stress management, healthy relationships, alcohol and drugs, and diseases.

Ethics

This course focuses on the study of morality–the principles of what makes an action right or wrong, and the character traits students need to develop.

NON-ENGLISH SUBJECTS

  • Korean Language
  • Korean History
  • Korean Essay
  • Korean Math
  • Chinese Writing
  • G8 Choir
  • Vietnamese