• GT Curriculum Continuum Outline*

    NOTE: Click on grade level to be redirected to the curriculum outline.


    • Theme:  Love of Literacy (LOL)
    • Goal/Rationale:  For the first half of the year, students will be exposed to a variety of above level literature. For the second half of the school year, identified students will collaborate with each other to write, illustrate and publish a book titled, Being a Bulldog Buddy.  This book will be placed into the library of Rodgers School for teachers to use as a tool for character education; a digital version of the book will also be made available.

    Grades 1-2

    • Theme:  Peace Out Pollution
    • Goal/Rationale: In collaboration with Empowered Schools and The Philadelphia Zoo, scholars will design a student-led campaign to raise awareness on the impact of pollution. Students’ work will be on display in school for Earth Day, as well as submitted for the UNLESS Contest.

    Grade 3

    • Theme:  Engineering on Wheels (EOW)
    • Goal/Rationale:  In partnership with Rowan University, our scholars will take part in EOW, a mobile engineering outreach program.  Engineering students from Rowan will bring lessons that cover STEM, hands-on activities and experiments.  Our students will gain an authentic experience, while being challenged in the area of STEM.

    Grades 4-5

    • Theme:  Robotics and Beyond
    • Goal/Rationale:  Students will be given simulated situations they have to problem solve using robotics. Some situations will emulate real-life occurrences to promote the development of critical thinking skills and the ability to use technology to solve a problem. In addition, students will manipulate various tech tools, ie: coding Photon Robots, drones, green screen, etc. 
    • Students will have a thematic unit on flight.  Students will collaborate with Civil Air Patrol to gain a deeper understanding of aviation.

    Grades 6-7

    • Theme:  Mock Trial
    • Goal/Rationale:  In conjunction with New Jersey State Bar Foundation (NJSBF) and Gloucester County Superior Court, students will take part in Law Adventures Mock Trial Competition. Grade 6 scholars will familiarize themselves with mock trial proceedings, while Grade 7 scholars will be tasked to write their own trial for submission into the competition. Both grade levels will perform their case in an actual courtroom, in collaboration with Classroom to Courtroom, a program that links real judges to students in the community.

    Grade 8

    • Theme:  SMG and Project Managers
    • Goal/Rationale: Students will also take part in the Stock Market Game (SMG) where they will connect to the global economy with virtual investing and real-world learning.  In addition, scholars will be tasked to become project managers as they design a STEAM Carnival  and an Immigration Simulation for younger students within the district.

    High School

    High school students can test into AP or Honors courses that will meet their academic needs. Courses are constructed to challenge students at their various academic levels; these courses are made available in various contents, including math and literacy. In addition, Glassboro has Academies that students can apply for that are affiliated with Roman University. The criterion for each Academy is designed meet the needs of students with exceptionalities. The academies are as follows:

    Performing Arts Academy

    Science Technology Engineering and Math Academy

    STEM Biomedical Academy

    Business Leadership Academy

    *Curriculum activities may change due to unforeseen circumstances, availability and/or to better meet students’ diverse and growing needs.