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Programs at Shearer

To ensure our students reach their full potential, Shearer offers a variety of programs that support students' academic, social/emotional growth, wellness and artistic expression.  Common-core aligned curriculum in all subject areas and research-based behavioral intervention programs give our students the tools to achieve success.

PBIS/BEST Programs

Restorative Practices

Advanced Learner Programs and Services

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

Cool School

Music Program Enrichment Classes

Art Program Enrichment Classes

Physical Education Enrichment Classes

Saturday School

Benchmark Advance (English Language Arts)

Comprehensive English Language Arts & English Language Development program taught in all classrooms.  NVUSD adopted this curriculum for 2017-2018 for Grade 3-5 and 2018-2019 for Kindergarten through 2nd grade.  Benchmark Advance is aligned to California Common Core Standards (CCSS) and includes online resources for home use.

Bridges Math

NVUSD adopted math curriculum taught in all classrooms.  Bridges is an inquiry-driven curriculum focused on accountable "math talk" and students interacting with mathematical concepts.

OCDE Project GLAD ®

Guided Language Acquisition Design ( OCDE Project GLAD ®) is a model of professional learning in the area of language acquisition and literacy for grades K-8.

The strategies and model promote English language acquisition, academic achievement, and cross-cultural awareness. OCDE Project GLAD® develops meta-cognitive skills along with high-level, academic language and literacy.