Bechtel ES

Curriculum

In keeping with the DoDEA mission to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all our students for success in a dynamic, global environment, the DoDEA Curriculum Content Standards and the Community Strategic Plan (CSP) provide the framework for academic excellence.  Our curriculum translates the standards in to a sequenced series of statements about what students will learn through their school experiences.

BTES Courses

All BTES students receive instruction in the following curriculum area daily:
Language Arts/Reading
Mathematics
Social Studies
Science
Health
 
All students also receive forty minutes of instruction using the following DoDEA curriculum:
Physical Education
Japanese Culture
Japanese Language
Music
Art

At BTES, the special subject teachers include: one art teacher, two music teachers, two Japanese culture teachers, two FLES teachers, and one physical education (PE) teacher. Students are scheduled to attend each of the classes on a rotating basis throughout the week.

BTES Curriculum Programs

Curriculum programs are programs that are part of the curriculum, playing an essential role to support and improve the excellence of the core curriculum of DoDEA.

Information Center

The following programs are provided for students who qualify:
Speech Literacy
Gifted Education
ESL (English Second Language)
Special Education

FLES
DoDEA supports Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools (FLES) at Bechtel Elementary. Bechtel’s FLES program introduces Spanish to Kindergarten-3rd grade students. DoDEA hopes to build capacity in Foreign Languages by starting language learning at the earliest age possible. DoDEA hopes to increase the level of language proficiency and number of students participating in all foreign languages.

Language Support Specialist (LSS)
The LSS personnel assist teachers in improving classroom reading programs. Pupils with reading deficiencies are helped through individualized programs.

 

DoDEA Curriculum

Find out more about each area of Curriculum on the DoDEA Headquarters website:

English/Language Arts 
Foreign Language 
Health Education 
Physical Education
Mathematics
Science
Career & Tech Ed
Social Studies 
Visual Arts 
Music
Host Nation
 

DoDEA Curriculum Programs

Find out more about the different programs offered in DoDEA's curriculum on our Headquarter's website:

English as a Second Language (ESL) 
Gifted Education 
AVID
Information Center
Special Education