P.S. 255 @ P.S 307Q is located in Corona, NY. There are 6 Kindergarten-Grade 5 classrooms with a 6:1:1 class ratio. The TEACCH methodology is implemented in all classes. There are 2 ABA classes. JARS is used by teachers in classrooms during routine activities. The following cluster classes are offered: Art, Literacy, and Adapted Physical Education. Teachers follow the UNIQUE curriculum which is aligned to the CCLS. SMILE and FUNDATIONS reading programs and EQUALS math program are being implemented in some classes. EASE arts program is also offered.
Population: 6:1:1 Classes for Students with Autism
Number of Classes: 6
Cluster Classes: 3
Dance Club – Diana & Nicole
Dance Crew is a new and exciting club here at 307. Students come together to practice dance steps and listen to great music Most recently, students performed a choreographed routine to “Ghostbusters” for students, staff and parents on Halloween! Dance Crew is now working on a fabulous “Country Christmas” routine to the song “Run, Run, Rudolph.”
Sensory Club – Andres & Jheanelle
The sensory club is a wonderful reinforcer for students who crave certain sensory input. The students have a choice of highly motivating activities including the use of technology, gross motor skills, self expression through games and calming music. The students rotate through 7 different sensory centers through the use of visual cues.
Computer Club – Kara & Adriana
The computer club is a place where students can learn about and use technology. Students rotate between SmartBoard activities, iPads and desktop computers. Each time we meet we work together on the SmartBoard. Students get to practice turn taking skills while working with peers.
Girls Club – Rita
The 307 Girls Club has been meeting since the 2010-2011 school term. The club meets every Thursday at 2:10. The members are involved in art and dance activities. Group board games that focus on the students interests are played (i.e. Tea Party Game). The members also play fashion dress up. We have and awesome time!