Overview

Elementary
  • COVID-19 Update Monday, March 30, 2020, 3:15 PM

     

    March 30 - April 3: BCPS Distance Learning begins online through the student's SSO/Clever Launchpad.

    Directions on How to Get to School

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    Directions on How to Get to School Haitian-Creole

    Directions on How to Get to School Portuguese

    March 20 - March 27: BCPS is on Spring Break.

    March 16 - March 19: BCPS is closed to promote physical distancing due to the presence of novel Coronavirus in Broward County.

     
    Learning resumes on Monday, March 30 and students should:
    • Report to school by going to http://sso.browardschools.com.
    • Report to your classroom by clicking on the Canvas tile on your dashboard.
    • You will find directions, including when your teacher will be on-line, in your “Canvas Classroom”.
    • Elementary students will find a separate Canvas course for their specials.
    • Middle & High School students will find a separate Canvas course for each class.
    It is strongly advised that all students, teachers, and parents prepare for an extended period of on-line learning.  Updates on numerous other academic topics, including significant details by grade band, support program, and parent support are at BCPS Learning Never Closes
     
    Parents of Elementary School Students (Grades PK-5) should access the Supporting Young Learners website at http://bit.ly/SupportingYoungLearners. You will find guidance and resources related to English Language Arts/Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Social Emotional Learning to help ensure your child continues to be successful in school.

     

    Go to Broward Schools Coronavirus for Updates on All Topics.

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  • BCPS believes the elementary learning environment empowers a child to take an active role in their experiences and inspires them to achieve their personal best. By providing developmentally appropriate experiences, a child builds on their social, emotional, and physical well-being, preparing them for life readiness.

    Our philosophy is supported by five guiding principles:

    1. High-quality, standards-based instruction focuses on the whole child, using a balanced approach through playful, child-centered, developmentally appropriate practices.

    2. Learning Support is guided by data and students' needs to provide high-quality instruction and social-emotional support for all students.  Decisions about changes in the environment or instruction, based on student response, result in each student reaching his or her highest potential.

    3. Children are provided an engaging learning environment structured to support the development of critical thinkers who assume responsibility for ownership of their learning.
       
    4. Learning experiences are personalized according to each student’s strengths, needs, and interests to provide flexibility and support, ensuring mastery of the standards. This encourages student voice and differentiated pathways to learning in the elementary years.

    5. Students who are life ready possess the growth mindset that empowers them to approach their future with confidence, persevere to achieve their goals, and evolve with an ever-changing, interconnected global community.

Contact Information

  • Elementary Learning

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-1850

    Fax: 754-321-2139

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    Phone: --

    Dr. Nicole Mancini

    Director

Elementary Grade Level Information