Daily Specialist Experiences
Physical Education: Elementary students not only love being active but benefit greatly from consistent activity! Elementary students in Tonka Online will receive physical education instruction twice every 6 school days. During the year, elementary students will be introduced to a variety of locomotor skills, object control skills, coordination and balance tasks, fitness concepts and more. These skills and activities will help your learner create a great foundation and a love for movement!
Music: Elementary School is a time for students to explore and develop a love for music! Elementary students in Tonka Online will receive music instruction twice every 6 school days. Students will experience music through singing, composing, movement, and creative projects. They will learn how to read music notation at a developmentally appropriate level (solfege and standard music notation). They will learn about and respond to music styles from a variety of time periods and cultures around the world.
Media: Elementary students in Tonka Online receive Media instruction once every 6 school days. During Media students focus on skills and information they will use for the rest of their lives including literature appreciation experiences, digital citizenship, research skills and strategies, and the integration of technology. Learning to love reading and having the opportunity to select books of personal interest are both essential to a student's literacy experience, so elementary online students also have access to the Deephaven Elementary library collection.
Art: Elementary students in Tonka Online will receive art instruction once every 6 school days. Students will learn about foundational art and design principles through guided creation and discovery. Students will create original art and respond to historical and contemporary artists and art movements.