Unified Courses

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  • "Where there is Unity, There is always victory" - Publilious Syrus

  • The Woodstock Academy believes in promoting a culture of inclusion. Our Special Education Department and Unified Learning Programs serve all students, give them the opportunity to learn something new, and ensure everyone is included inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our Unified Learning classes, The Woodstock Academy offers three Unified Sports teams: soccer (fall), basketball (winter), and bowling (spring).
     
    Unified Foods and Nutrition
    The course focuses on kitchen safety, basic cooking methods, and preparing practical recipes. The course curriculum is modified to meet the skill sets of the students with disabilities, including ample opportunities for hands-on activities. Students without disabilities will participate as mentors for the students with disabilities: class experiences will give them skills and techniques for working with different populations and help them develop leadership skills.

    Unified P.E.
    The course is designed for students to experience a variety of activities in physical education, especially those which require teamwork and cooperation. Warm-up, stretches, and cardio (walking/jogging) exercises are part of the routine. Activities consist of group games, pillow polo, climbing, soccer, kickball, badminton, basketball, etc. The curriculum is modified to meet the skill sets of the students with disabilities. Students without disabilities will participate as mentors for the students with disabilities: experiences will give them skills and techniques for working with different populations and help them develop leadership skills.

    Unified Music
    This an inclusive, experiential music course specific to special needs students enrolled at The Woodstock Academy. Traditional education students will also enroll in the class to act as peer mentors and will gain knowledge and build partnerships with students, while fostering important and meaningful relationships through music. The class will focus on movement to music, singing, theatrics, technology and basic in-class performance coupled with experimentation between different genres and equipment. The philosophy of the music department at The Woodstock Academy focuses on providing outstanding musical opportunities for all students and creating lifelong learners and lovers of music.