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Core Knowledge

Core Knowledge

The teaching of the Core Knowledge Sequence provides a strong foundational knowledge for all students, providing them with the skills needed to be competent learners and competitive with students from all socio-economic backgrounds. Core Knowledge is a curriculum of specific content that is designed to provide a foundation of deep and broad knowledge to elementary and middle school students in the areas of language arts and literacy, history and geography, math and science, and music and the visual arts. Backed by science and research, Core Knowledge develops the essential educational skills of reading comprehension, critical thinking, and problem solving. The Core Knowledge curriculum provides equal access to common knowledge that prepares students of all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds for higher education.