Instructional Programs ::..
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EDUCATION ST. TAMMANY - CHANNEL 13
The educational access channel provides opportunities to inform St. Tammany residents about System programs and services and other educational topics of interest. Important, timely messages also are broadcast parishwide. School activities, plays, and other events of general interest are produced and broadcast regularly throughout the viewing area.
ELEMENTARY FOREIGN LANGUAGE
This program provides foreign language instruction for students in grades seven and eight. Foreign language teachers teach in Spanish or French languages and provide students cultural enrichment opportunities, as well as second language skills.
ELEMENTARY SUMMER SCHOOL
Summer School is offered for grades one through eight in subjects where a minimum of twelve students register. The program is provided for two purposes: (1) to enable students who have failed a subject(s) to remove deficiencies and be considered for promotion to the next grade, and (2) to enable students to become stronger in a subject(s) in which a need has been recognized.
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
Children whose native language is a language other than English receive help through the ESL program if they are unable to function on grade level. The program aims to help these children become proficient and function on level as quickly as possible.
EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM (ESYP)
ESYP is a program for disabled students who need educational services in the summer to maintain skills learned during the school year. The services provided are identified by school Individualized Education Program (IEP) committees.
EVERY CHILD A WINNER
This physical education program is taught in the elementary grades in some schools and focuses on physical development as well as self-esteem and self-concept.
EVERY DAY COUNTS MATH (Pre-K-6)
Every Day Counts Math helps students construct math understanding over time at an individual pace, through continuous exposure to critical math concepts and repeated, meaningful practice of basic skills. These concepts include patterns, functions, place value, measurement, time, money, graphing, statistics, mental math, geometry, and estimation. With a calendar, counting tape, clocks, coin counters, graphs, and other elements that change throughout the year, students analyze data, see patterns, explore mathematical relationships, and communicate their thinking.