During Middle School, students emerge from being children and become teenagers and prepare themselves for the learning requirements of the High School. They are led to take more responsibility for their studies. It is a changing period for their physical and emotional experiences. Eventually, in the three years of Middle School, they successfully are able to balance their challenges of the social, intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual quests and conflicts. All subjects and activities are taught as pre-high school courses. Assessments are patterned after High School strategies. They are involved in Secondary School activities and also given leadership roles in the Student Government to help them get a taste of High School life. By learning from their seniors in High School, Middle Schoolers transit smoothly to High School. NIVA American ensures that they are able to make progress both with their studies and in the social and emotional aspects of their lives.
We teach students a specific skill. and how to achieve the correct answer in practice. This prepares the students to find the skills they are good at and build on those skills. This prepares them for high school and will aid in helping them find their passion and interest for a career choice after high school.
Our mathematical language routines offer detailed guidance for developing students into mathematical thinkers. Facilitate and assess students’ ability to communicate mathematical thinking verbally, visually, and in writing.
With Middle School Science, students will engage in an action-packed journey to make sense of phenomena in a way that aligns with their natural curiosities. Student Narratives are purposefully integrated to allow students to "see themselves” through authentic conversations around phenomena.
the curriculum engages students from Day 1, with a variety of delivery methods, and content that makes them curious to know more. Our program uses a myriad of activities that support the lesson’s topic to give students a better understanding of the world around them and the society they live in.
Offers comprehensive, proven reading and writing core programs, incorporates strong, clear protocols to support excellent classroom instruction and contains embedded assessments as well as rich differentiation materials
Students begin their introduction to Chinese with fundamental building blocks in four key areas of foreign language study: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. Each Unit consists of a new vocabulary theme and grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, and speaking and writing activities.
Thai Language and Culture
All students need to learn about the culture and traditions of their host country, and we ensure that all of our students have a lesson in Thai studies each week and experience the annual celebrations of Thailand. NIVA teaches the Thai language to our students as an integral part of our curriculum in accordance with Thai government regulations.
Information Technology (IT)/Computer Networking
Middle School Technology Education is intended to cover the needs of grade 6 to 8 students with respect to practical skills in technology and creative project work. Gaining a wide array of skills helps the individual prepare for life and the career choices required in a modern economy.
The art classroom environment addresses the ambiance in which the students work. It is an environment which supports and facilitates growth in giving the students a sense of art. It describes the classroom in which a student's desire to want to learn art and to do more in a given discipline is nurtured and developed.
Music: Vocal and Instruments
Conversations about musical styles allow students the opportunity to voice their opinions. In addition, students may share their musical preferences with one another and develop an appreciation for the differences and diversity amongst themselves. They also learn how to play an instrument of their choice.
Physical Education/Games/Sports (PEGS)
The NIVA PE curriculum is designed to address the middle school age group. It is researched-backed with effective, specific tools and lesson plans for teachers that address the standards for students at the appropriate age. Different sports allow the students to develop their skills and help them master the ones they like.
Health & Values
Middle school health courses provide students with critical knowledge during a crucial period in their lives. It is essential that a program is engaging enough to capture your students' attention while covering topics that they will encounter in the real world. Students will practice and learn to apply the health skills in a variety of situations they may encounter.