Curriculum

Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy is an Adventist Edge school, having not only met Seventh-day Adventist and National accrediting standards, but having achieved Adventist Edge certification for its excellence in curriculum and instruction. The Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy curriculum strives to not only develop both analytical and creative thinking, but also to provide for the balanced academic, social, physical, and spiritual development of each student. Our curriculum begins in Kindergarten (5K) and continues through 8th grade.

Bible

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Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy believes that all students should study God’s Word, learn the principles it contains, be given the opportunity to accept Jesus as their personal Savior, and form a forever friendship with Him. To accomplish this, Eddlemon uses the Bible and the Encounter Bible curriculum to help each student discover and enjoy a forever friendship with Jesus. In addition to Bible classes, Eddlemon has a fall Week of Spiritual Development led by a guest speaker and a spring Week of Spiritual Renewal led by seventh and eighth grade students. It offers Discipleship classes for students desiring a deeper relationship with Jesus.

Math

Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy believes that Math mastery is a critical component to future success. Eddlemon’s Math program is highly individualized and uses the Big Ideas Math, Modeling Real Life curriculum supplemented by online programs such as IXL and ALEKS to help reinforce and individualize instruction and practice for each student. Students take Math computation and application tracking tests weekly.

Science

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Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy uses the ByDesign Science curriculum. ByDesign is built on a foundation of inquiry that encourages wonderment, questioning, collaboration, and exploration of multiple resources to conduct research and investigations. It is an engaging, rigorous, and developmentally appropriate curriculum that nurtures children’s natural curiosity as they explore the wonderment of God’s Creation through the lens of the Bible. It helps students increase their science knowledge, as well as strengthen their connections with their Creator. Sixth-eighth grade students participate in a variety of dissections and chemistry projects. Students in fifth and sixth grades have an annual Outdoor Education program at Camp Nosoca Pines to learn about science and nature.

Social Studies

Social Studies is an intrinsic part Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy’s education and has the primary purpose of helping students develop the ability to make informed and reasoned decisions for the public good as citizens of a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world. It is also designed to help students develop an awareness of God’s hand in the affairs of men and of man’s obligations to serve others. Eddlemon uses the Seventh-day Adventist Social Studies curriculum, published by Kendall Hunt, that outlines five thematically based curriculum strands and their corresponding sets of essential learnings: History, Civics and Government, Geography, Economics, and Individuals, Society, and Culture. Seventh and eighth graders take class trips to Washington, D.C. and Florida to learn about government and history.

Reading and Language Arts

Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy teaches reading phonics, comprehension and literacy, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and writing using the Stepping Stones and Pathways 2.0 curricula, Lexia, Reading A to Z, and Saxon Grammar to guide students to excellence through literacy.

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Foreign Language

Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy teaches Spanish to students in 2nd – 8th grades. Students in Spanish class learn to speak, read, and write basic Spanish through classroom instruction, Duolingo, and music.

Technology

Eddlemon Adventist Christian Academy is a one-to-one Apple school with iPads for each student in grades K-5 and MacBooks for grades 6-8. Students are taught age-appropriate technology skills beginning in kindergarten. Keyboarding, photo editing, video production, and presentation skills are begun in 4th grade. Eddlemon middle school students learn photo editing, digital storytelling, video production, web design, elementary animation, and office application skills. Robotics is offered to students in grades 5-8.

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