Committed to providing every student with a Christ-centered education AoE comes along side parents to equip students to be successful and influential in their families, community, and the world, discerning the truth of God’s Word in their lives.
Using the Bible Truths story cards from BJU Press, students are taught from an early age the timeless stories and truths from the sacred Scriptures.
Character traits emphasized in application stories show children their need of Christ as Savior and demonstrate ways to apply biblical principles to personal-life situations.
Bible stories from Old and New Testaments illustrate character traits including obedience (David), courage (Esther), kindness (Elisha), responsibility (Joseph), thankfulness (Timothy), contentment (Paul), generosity (the Wise Men), honesty (Paul’s nephew), prayer (Elijah), forgiveness (Jesus), trust (Noah), respect (Josiah), and patience (Abraham). Ultimately character traits are based on Christ’s perfect example.
Bible Truths for Life
13 questions and answers correlated with Bible content and memory verses.
Using the K5 Beginnings from BJU Press students develop a lasting, enthusiastic relationship with reading and writing. Clear instructions are provided for a strong beginning to phonemic awareness, phonics, word families, sight words, early reading, and writing.
Phonics and Word Perception
Early Reading Skills
As students apply their natural curiosity, they will soon develop a broad base of interests and the basic tools they need to explore the world around them. Bible stories spark an early interest in God’s Word. In addition to teaching art, science, and heritage studies, K5 Beginnings teaches listening, oral composition, phonics, and reading comprehension.
BJU Math K5 (3rd ed.) takes an interactive approach to learning basic math by using manipulatives to help students visualize the math concepts. The preschool math curriculum includes lessons on number sense, addition, subtraction, time, money, and other math skills. – for K5
Engaging themes incorporate science, Heritage Studies, and literature along with stories for listening and reading comprehension. Student involvement is encouraged through theme lessons and group composition of Experience Stories, as well as activities with the Phonics Characters and word cards.