Learning at Titus

At Titus, our mission is to provide our students the opportunity to feel successful while learning new skills, through the use of research-based, carefully planned, developmentally appropriate curriculum and individualized treatment plans.

Our curriculum is multidisciplinary, rich in content, and is constantly changing in response to each student’s needs. It is structured to minimize distraction and to help increase the student’s flexibility. Our primary focus is on integrating academics, life skills, and social/emotional growth—and instruction is delivered in an appropriately structured and supportive setting to maximize progress among students of all ages.

Our program is comprised of the following:

Adaptive

Physical Education

Enrichment Classes

In Music and Art

Weekly Off-Site Experiences

educational experiences that correlate with classroom learning objectives

Project-based Learning (PBL)

PBL provides students with the platform and time to explore a topic, subject, or issue both in theory and practice.

Titus uses PBL to encourage our students to take ownership of the learning process, foster creativity, and improve communication skills.
PBL explores content that has real life applications to prepare our student for life beyond the classroom.
Active learning is tied to positive emotional experiences which foster deeper understanding of content and help improve generalization and self-esteem.

Active Learning

Strategies that help students engage with the material on a personal level, increasing their ability to apply and transfer knowledge.

Students are encouraged to exercise and develop higher order thinking strategies. At Titus, active learners engage in inquiry-based learning which starts with a question or a problem and encourages students to implement both independent and cooperative approaches to developing theories and solutions.

Tracking Progress

Individualized learning objectives are based on parent interviews, assessments and instructional history.

After a thorough analysis of a student’s medical, educational and psycho-social histories, an appropriate peer reviewed assessment will be administered to guide academic and social programming. Once learning objectives are developed, student progress is evaluated using the Pearson Work Sampling System and/or on-going data analysis. The system is used to collect information on the child’s work and compare it to grade-specific guidelines will also be used to guide curriculum choices and plan instruction.

Progress will be reported to patents weekly via email updates, once a trimester during parent-team conferences, and through our student information system (SIS).
More details to come on our SIS.