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    "The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language" Ezra Pound 
     
    DEPARTMENT OF WORLD LANGUAGES
     SUPERVISOR, Alma Reyes    (609) 466 7602 ext. 6322      areyes@mtsd.us
      
     
    OUR MISSION
    To develop an appreciation, tolerance and understanding of other cultures;
    To encourage life-long interest and love for world languages and cultures; 
    To help eliminate racism, prejudice, and bias
    To increase understanding of those different than ourselves
    To cultivate the ability to communicate with a range of people
    To cultivate linguistic proficiency
    To develop 21st century global citizens
     
     
    CURRICULUM 
    The curriculum uses the Understanding by Design (UbD) approach and is organized in thematic units to provide meaningful context for academic and cultural content, address national and state standards and assure that students are 21st century college-, careers- and world-ready.
     
     
    ESTABLISHED GOALS:  STATE AND NATIONAL STANDARDS
      
     
    WHAT IS THE ELEMENTARY FLEX PROGRAM?   
     
    PROGRESSION OF STUDY
    Full implementation of Course Re-alignment Initiative at the High School anticipated by 2017
     
     FLEX chart
       
     
    ORCHARD HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    FLEX is offered to all students in 1st and 2nd grades for 40 minutes every 3 days.
     
    VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 
    FLEX is offered to all students in 3rd and 4th grades for 40 minutes every 3 days.
     
    LOWER MIDDLE SCHOOL  
    FLEX is offered to all students in 5th and 6th grades for 28 minutes every other day.
     
    UPPER MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Spanish, French and German are offered in 7th and 8th every other day for 84 minutes.
     
     HIGH SCHOOL
     Chinese, French, German, Latin and Spanish are offered in 9th-12th grades every other day for 84 minutes.
     
Last Modified on January 24, 2017