Mathematics provides a foundation for the learning of science and technology as well as for the interpretation of quantitative information in other subjects.
The goal of the Physical Education program is the development of a physically-educated person, one who knows the benefits from involvement in physical activity, values physical activity and its contributions to a healthy lifestyle and who has learned skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, is physically fit, participates regularly in physical activity.
What the future holds in store for individuals, the nation, and the world depends largely on the wisdom with which humans use science and technology. And that, in turn, depends on the character and effectiveness of the education that people receive.
Social Sciences Education aims to help students develop as rational, humane and productive citizens in a democratic society. Social Sciences Curriculum and Assessment materials provide information for districts, schools, teachers, parents, and students about instruction and assessment in Civics, Economics, Geography, History, and Social Science Analysis.
Instructional materials used in Oregon’s classrooms need to reflect the most current information and research and be aligned to academic content standards. To this end, these instructional materials are subject, by law, to a review process and must meet established specifications and criteria in order to be approved by the State Board of Education for use in classrooms.
ELP Standards, developed for K,1, 2-3, 4- 5, 6-8, and 9-12 grades, highlight and amplify the critical language, knowledge about language, and skills using language that are in college-and-career-ready standards and that are necessary for English language learners (ELLs) to be successful in schools.
Oregon’s Early Learning and Kindergarten Guidelines offer a continuum of learning and development, for children ages three through kindergarten, in the domains of approaches to learning, social-emotional development, language and communication, literacy, and mathematics. The Guidelines align and, in some cases, adjust or add to the goals and progressions identified in Oregon’s early learning standards for children ages 3-5 and the standards identified in the Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten. Additionally, the Guidelines provide new kindergarten standards in the areas of social-emotional development and approaches to learning.