Learning Skills for the 21st Century

Mastery of key subjects and 21 st century themes are essential to student success. Key subjects include English, reading or language arts, world languages, mathematics, economics, science, geography, history, government and civics. In addition, AMA also promotes the understanding of academic content at much higher levels by weaving 21st century interdisciplinary themes into key subjects:
  • Global Awareness
  • Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy
  • Civic Literacy
  • Heath Literacy
  • Environmental Literacy
Learning and Innovation Skills Learning and Innovation skills are what separates students who are prepared for increasingly complex life and work environments in today’s world and those who are not. At AMA, you will see these skills embedded in our everyday learning objectives:
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
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Information, Media, and Technology Skills We live in a technology and media-driven environment, marked by access to an abundance of information and the rapid changes in technology. At AMA, we are promoting effective citizens and workers who must be able to exhibit a range of functional and critical thinking skills, such as:
  • Information Literacy
  • Media Literacy
  • Information, Communications, and Technology Literacy
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Life and Career Skills Students need to develop thinking skills, content knowledge, and social and emotional competencies to navigate complex life and work environments. Our students learn skills like:
  • Leadership and Responsibility
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Initiative and Self-Direction
  • Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
  • Productivity and Accountability
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At AMA learning experiences:
  • are authentic, purposeful, and connected to the real world
  • are project based and integrated across subject areas
  • allow students to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways
  • use technology as an essential component of the instructional program
  • allow students to think globally
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  • Exciting and Academic Summer Programs Available
  • Credentialed Teacher in Every Elementary Classroom
  • Safe and Secure Campuses
  • Integration of Technology into the Classroom
  • 21st Century Learning
  • Spanish/Chinese Instruction 2 Times a Week
  • Family Friendly Environment
  • Small Class Sizes