Fifth Grade

(10 years)

The Fifth Graders day is traditionally organized to include science, social studies, reading, math, art, music, and physical education, yet we continue to stress a hands-on, concrete approach, individual observation and discovery, and the use of original or personally created materials. The Encore Math  common core program for math is used in the classroom as well as the Pearson Interactive Science. We also use the NYSED program for our English Language Arts program.


team member

Manuel Lacayo

Fifth Grade Lead Teacher
With ten years of experience in bilingual classrooms, Mr. Manuel brings a richness of education and experience to share with us.  His energy and dedication to Nicaragua and to education can only augment our programs and curriculum.  Mr. Manuel completed his undergraduate degree in Business at UPOLI in Managua and has been honing his skills as a bilingual primary school teacher since 2003.  To contact Mr. Manuel please email him at [email protected]

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