Elementary

Message From the Principal

Elementary education’s goal is to prepare your children to develop their talents, reach their potential and succeed in today’s ever-demanding world. At Atid, our children learn to be global citizens, who are creative, critical and reflective leaders capable of teamwork.

Elementary education is fundamental to accomplish such goals. It is at this stage of childhood development that we need to help kids discover their innate identity and personalize their education. In the Atid Elementary School, we motivate and develop children’s talent, abilities, positive attitude, social skills, and persistence. IB’s Primary Years Programme provides the curricular framework to increase children’s knowledge, academic and critical thinking skills, in order to encourage children to become lifelong learners.

Our goal is to develop our children’s enthusiasm for learning and strengthen their characters, so they learn to live according to IB principles. We work within the partnership with parents to teach our children to be caring people. Our objective is that our children become balanced, principled people, who reflect Jewish and universal values to contribute and serve their own community, Mexico, and the greater world.

Marcela Arana
Elementary School Principal

Message From the Principal

Elementary education’s goal is to prepare your children to develop their talents, reach their potential and succeed in today’s ever-demanding world. At Atid, our children learn to be global citizens, who are creative, critical and reflective leaders capable of teamwork.

Elementary education is fundamental to accomplish such goals. It is at this stage of childhood development that we need to help kids discover their innate identity and personalize their education. In the Atid Elementary School, we motivate and develop children’s talent, abilities, positive attitude, social skills, and persistence. IB’s Primary Years Programme provides the curricular framework to increase children’s knowledge, academic and critical thinking skills, in order to encourage children to become lifelong learners.

Our goal is to develop our children’s enthusiasm for learning and strengthen their characters, so they learn to live according to IB principles. We work within the partnership with parents to teach our children to be caring people. Our objective is that our children become balanced, principled people, who reflect Jewish and universal values to contribute and serve their own community, Mexico, and the greater world.

Marcela Arana
Elementary School Principal

Message From the Principal

Elementary education’s goal is to prepare your children to develop their talents, reach their potential and succeed in today’s ever-demanding world. At Atid, our children learn to be global citizens, who are creative, critical and reflective leaders capable of teamwork.

Elementary education is fundamental to accomplish such goals. It is at this stage of childhood development that we need to help kids discover their innate identity and personalize their education. In the Atid Elementary School, we motivate and develop children’s talent, abilities, positive attitude, social skills, and persistence. IB’s Primary Years Programme provides the curricular framework to increase children’s knowledge, academic and critical thinking skills, in order to encourage children to become lifelong learners.

Our goal is to develop our children’s enthusiasm for learning and strengthen their characters, so they learn to live according to IB principles. We work within the partnership with parents to teach our children to be caring people. Our objective is that our children become balanced, principled people, who reflect Jewish and universal values to contribute and serve their own community, Mexico, and the greater world.

Marcela Arana
Elementary School Principal

Overview

The Elementary School continues to care for and promote the natural curiosity inherent in children. Within the framework of the bilingual PYP (IB Primary Years Programme) curriculum, teachers work together to design transdisciplinary programs and projects that stimulate the questioning process and the sense of discovery.

As the children grow, their critical judgment matures and they are encouraged to think more conceptually. The Elementary School offers the child simulations of and contact with real-life situations in which learning is more significant. Students learn and practice socialization skills in a non-threatening atmosphere. They are encouraged to become both independent learners and effective team members who strengthen the foundations of their Mexican-Jewish identity.

Overview

The Elementary School continues to care for and promote the natural curiosity inherent in children. Within the framework of the bilingual PYP (IB Primary Years Programme) curriculum, teachers work together to design transdisciplinary programs and projects that stimulate the questioning process and the sense of discovery.

As the children grow, their critical judgment matures and they are encouraged to think more conceptually. The Elementary School offers the child simulations of and contact with real-life situations in which learning is more significant. Students learn and practice socialization skills in a non-threatening atmosphere. They are encouraged to become both independent learners and effective team members who strengthen the foundations of their Mexican-Jewish identity.

Overview

The Elementary School continues to care for and promote the natural curiosity inherent in children. Within the framework of the bilingual PYP (IB Primary Years Programme) curriculum, teachers work together to design transdisciplinary programs and projects that stimulate the questioning process and the sense of discovery.

As the children grow, their critical judgment matures and they are encouraged to think more conceptually. The Elementary School offers the child simulations of and contact with real-life situations in which learning is more significant. Students learn and practice socialization skills in a non-threatening atmosphere. They are encouraged to become both independent learners and effective team members who strengthen the foundations of their Mexican-Jewish identity.

Curriculum

We aim to develop intellectual, individual and social skills by means of a personalized educational pedagogy. The students acquire a construct of knowledge and essential skills to develop comprehension and competent performance. Our teaching personnel center their experience and professionalism on the students’ learning to help form a sense of identity and social awareness. An attitude of inquiry in search of learning and self-improvement is promoted in the classrooms. The Elementary School PYP curriculum integrates essential knowledge, concepts, abilities and attitudes. Similarly, learning and teaching processes include both academic and non-academic activities all offered by the school. The following elements comprise our Elementary School Plan:

Knowledge: The organization of information, topics, facts, and relevant data with which our students must be familiar.

Concepts: Transcendent and important ideas within the different disciplinary areas that students inquire about for a better understanding.

Skills and competencies: Abilities students develop, use and improve in the cognitive, social, investigation, self-management and communication fields.

Attitudes: Disposition to express values, beliefs and feelings towards themselves, their community, their families, their country and the world.

The Elementary School Curriculum is divided into seven main disciplinary areas:

  • Languages
  • Math
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • Personal, Social and
  • Physical Education
  • Judaism

In addition, Atid School encourages the development of the students’ linguistic potential, promoting learning through the language. Students learn English as they study subjects in English; Spanish mastery is accomplished during academic activities and collaboration. Students establish a profound bond with their Mexican-Jewish identity through the study of basic Hebrew.

The constant contact with technology has impacted our world and presents an incredible opportunity for the learning of and the expression of ideas; it connects us with people from other cultures and countries, allowing us to discover the reality of the human nature that we all share.

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Curriculum

We aim to develop intellectual, individual and social skills by means of a personalized educational pedagogy. The students acquire a construct of knowledge and essential skills to develop comprehension and competent performance. Our teaching personnel center their experience and professionalism on the students’ learning to help form a sense of identity and social awareness. An attitude of inquiry in search of learning and self-improvement is promoted in the classrooms. The Elementary School PYP curriculum integrates essential knowledge, concepts, abilities and attitudes. Similarly, learning and teaching processes include both academic and non-academic activities all offered by the school. The following elements comprise our Elementary School Plan:

Knowledge: The organization of information, topics, facts, and relevant data with which our students must be familiar.

Concepts: Transcendent and important ideas within the different disciplinary areas that students inquire about for a better understanding.

Skills and competencies: Abilities students develop, use and improve in the cognitive, social, investigation, self-management and communication fields.

Attitudes: Disposition to express values, beliefs and feelings towards themselves, their community, their families, their country and the world.

The Elementary School Curriculum is divided into seven main disciplinary areas:

  • Languages
  • Math
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • Personal, Social and
  • Physical Education
  • Judaism

In addition, Atid School encourages the development of the students’ linguistic potential, promoting learning through the language. Students learn English as they study subjects in English; Spanish mastery is accomplished during academic activities and collaboration. Students establish a profound bond with their Mexican-Jewish identity through the study of basic Hebrew.

The constant contact with technology has impacted our world and presents an incredible opportunity for the learning of and the expression of ideas; it connects us with people from other cultures and countries, allowing us to discover the reality of the human nature that we all share.

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Curriculum

We aim to develop intellectual, individual and social skills by means of a personalized educational pedagogy. The students acquire a construct of knowledge and essential skills to develop comprehension and competent performance. Our teaching personnel center their experience and professionalism on the students’ learning to help form a sense of identity and social awareness. An attitude of inquiry in search of learning and self-improvement is promoted in the classrooms. The Elementary School PYP curriculum integrates essential knowledge, concepts, abilities and attitudes. Similarly, learning and teaching processes include both academic and non-academic activities all offered by the school. The following elements comprise our Elementary School Plan:

Knowledge: The organization of information, topics, facts, and relevant data with which our students must be familiar.

Concepts: Transcendent and important ideas within the different disciplinary areas that students inquire about for a better understanding.

Skills and competencies: Abilities students develop, use and improve in the cognitive, social, investigation, self-management and communication fields.

Attitudes: Disposition to express values, beliefs and feelings towards themselves, their community, their families, their country and the world.

The Elementary School Curriculum is divided into seven main disciplinary areas:

  • Languages
  • Math
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • Personal, Social and
  • Physical Education
  • Judaism

In addition, Atid School encourages the development of the students’ linguistic potential, promoting learning through the language. Students learn English as they study subjects in English; Spanish mastery is accomplished during academic activities and collaboration. Students establish a profound bond with their Mexican-Jewish identity through the study of basic Hebrew.

The constant contact with technology has impacted our world and presents an incredible opportunity for the learning of and the expression of ideas; it connects us with people from other cultures and countries, allowing us to discover the reality of the human nature that we all share.

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Special Programs

Social Skills (Community)

  • Community Class: Students participate in workshops to improve social skills for responsible and respectful coexistence. They develop a sense of community and understanding as to how these qualities are an essential part of a good education.
  • Anti-Bullying Prevention Program: This program develops respectful and harmonious socialization to ensure student learning and development in an atmosphere of safety and peace.
  • Socialization and Community Building Programs: Each year students take part in a field trip, the ‘Atidiada,’ a formative, social, cultural and educational experience during which they build positive bonds.

Social Skills (Community)

  • Community Class: Students participate in workshops to improve social skills for responsible and respectful coexistence. They develop a sense of community and understanding as to how these qualities are an essential part of a good education.
  • Anti-Bullying Prevention Program: This program develops respectful and harmonious socialization to ensure student learning and development in an atmosphere of safety and peace.
  • Socialization and Community Building Programs: Each year students take part in a field trip, the ‘Atidiada,’ a formative, social, cultural and educational experience during which they build positive bonds.

Reasoning Skills

  • Math Program: This program opens a learning space for students to develop problem solving abilities in either applied arithmetic or algebra. It enables students to improve their abstract skills in a playful and collaborative environment.
  • Chess Lessons: As part of our students’ integral growth, classes are given by experienced teachers from the National School of Chess. All students take part in an annual tournament where they test their analytical and strategic planning capacities against others. As they prepare, they develop their learning and abstract reasoning abilities.

Reasoning Skills

  • Math Program: This program opens a learning space for students to develop problem solving abilities in either applied arithmetic or algebra. It enables students to improve their abstract skills in a playful and collaborative environment.
  • Chess Lessons: As part of our students’ integral growth, classes are given by experienced teachers from the National School of Chess. All students take part in an annual tournament where they test their analytical and strategic planning capacities against others. As they prepare, they develop their learning and abstract reasoning abilities.

Reasoning Skills

  • Math Program: This program opens a learning space for students to develop problem solving abilities in either applied arithmetic or algebra. It enables students to improve their abstract skills in a playful and collaborative environment.
  • Chess Lessons: As part of our students’ integral growth, classes are given by experienced teachers from the National School of Chess. All students take part in an annual tournament where they test their analytical and strategic planning capacities against others. As they prepare, they develop their learning and abstract reasoning abilities.

Linguistic and Communication Skills

  • Oratory, Declamation and Debates: Students have numerous opportunities for the development of linguistic skills as a means of expressing learning, reflections and viewpoints. In the process, they practice and consider the appropriate use of the English, Spanish and Hebrew languages.

  • Plays, Presentations and Staging: Students perform plays in English which allow them to practice and apply the language; the annual grade play provides a venue for the academic focus studied during the IB inquiry unit and a forum for personal and social formation, the development of both self-confidence, and oral expression skills.

  • Reading and Reflection Projects about Language. Students develop the ability of analysis and synthesis as they make meaning of a wide variety of print and digital texts; they become critical readers, in three languages, as they learn about the world.

Linguistic and Communication Skills

  • Oratory, Declamation and Debates: Students have numerous opportunities for the development of linguistic skills as a means of expressing learning, reflections and viewpoints. In the process, they practice and consider the appropriate use of the English, Spanish and Hebrew languages.

  • Plays, Presentations and Staging: Students perform plays in English which allow them to practice and apply the language; the annual grade play provides a venue for the academic focus studied during the IB inquiry unit and a forum for personal and social formation, the development of both self-confidence, and oral expression skills.

  • Reading and Reflection Projects about Language. Students develop the ability of analysis and synthesis as they make meaning of a wide variety of print and digital texts; they become critical readers, in three languages, as they learn about the world.

Self-control and self-management skills

  • Sports Events: These activities offer students the opportunity to participate in various disciplines both at school and in the community. As a result, students exercise their psycho-motor skills which, in turn, benefit their body’s well-being.

  • Movement Workshop: Specialized classes help students develop their psycho-motor, postural and spatial abilities as part of their integral development during sensitive growth stages.

Self-control and self-management skills

  • Sports Events: These activities offer students the opportunity to participate in various disciplines both at school and in the community. As a result, students exercise their psycho-motor skills which, in turn, benefit their body’s well-being.

  • Movement Workshop: Specialized classes help students develop their psycho-motor, postural and spatial abilities as part of their integral development during sensitive growth stages.

Self-control and self-management skills

  • Sports Events: These activities offer students the opportunity to participate in various disciplines both at school and in the community. As a result, students exercise their psycho-motor skills which, in turn, benefit their body’s well-being.

  • Movement Workshop: Specialized classes help students develop their psycho-motor, postural and spatial abilities as part of their integral development during sensitive growth stages.

Action and Service

  • Social Action Projects: Students join these projects, led by the Atid Parents Association, in order to help other communities as well as to their own. Students put into practice what they have learned and come to conclusions, as they become more aware of other realities, ready to make a difference in their surroundings and themselves.

  • Campaigns and Fund-raising Programs: Along with the Atid Parents Association, students participate in the step-by-step campaign and fund-raising process. They promote social and environmental awareness at home and abroad. They get involved in organizing, planning, collecting and delivering resources for community, national, international, and humanitarian organizations.

Action and Service

  • Social Action Projects: Students join these projects, led by the Atid Parents Association, in order to help other communities as well as to their own. Students put into practice what they have learned and come to conclusions, as they become more aware of other realities, ready to make a difference in their surroundings and themselves.

  • Campaigns and Fund-raising Programs: Along with the Atid Parents Association, students participate in the step-by-step campaign and fund-raising process. They promote social and environmental awareness at home and abroad. They get involved in organizing, planning, collecting and delivering resources for community, national, international, and humanitarian organizations.

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