| Primary school comprises of Grades 1 to 6.
The TIS offers a comprehensive academic program starting from kindergarten/pre-school and continuing all the way through high school. As elementary school is the first formal educational period for children, it has an important role in their life. At the beginning of this period they enter a new environment which is different from their family life.
Through their attempts, the children finally adapt to the new environment. Here they build friendships and gains self-confidence. But, more importantly, they need to improve their concentration and interest in learning. It is our duty at the TIS to create such a warm environment where your kids are encouraged and supported, academically as well as emotionally, throughout the school year.
is more than memorizing rules and procedures; it is a process through which
students investigate and acquire knowledge of number sense and numeration,
patterns and relationships, geometry and spatial sense, all for developing
critical thinking skills.
TIS math instruction encourages children to
investigate, discuss, question, and verify. A primary goal for the study of
mathematics in the elementary is to give children experiences that promote
their ability to solve the problems and to build mathematics from situations
generated within the content of everyday experiences.
Students are also
expected to make conjectures and conclusions and to discuss their reasoning in
words, both written and spoken with, graphs and charts with manipulative.
Throughout the elementary grades there are numerous and varied interrelated
experiences that encourage each student to develop mathematical habits of mind.
science at TIS is something students do, not something done to them. As
students progress through the elementary grades they are encouraged to think
They will describe objects and events, ask questions, construct
explanations and test them against current scientific knowledge, and
effectively communicate their ideas to others. Throughout the science program
students are helped to develop an understanding of what science is, what
science is not, what science can and cannot do, and how science contributes to
students live in a complex, multicultural and rapidly ever changing world. The
purpose of the elementary social studies is to assist young people in
developing their abilities to make reasonable decisions to be good citizens in
a society with various cultures. The social studies students are divided into
different large themes. These themes act as the foundation upon which all
There is computer education program in elementary curriculum. In which
the new technology is to integrating this learning process. In this program the
history of computer, some hardware and software, word processing logo
programming are thought and studied.
The religious program at TIS is sensitive to the diverse spiritual
backgrounds of all students.
The Islamic Studies program promotes an atmosphere
that fosters moral and spiritual growth while challenging each student to
explore new levels of self-building
For those students who are not proficient in English language, an
English language program is in progress. TIS English program is to provide
non-English speaking students with the necessary language skills to enable them
to function adequately and effectively in main courses. The program is designed
to enable students to participate confidently in the main courses.
Farsi language instruction is mandatory from
grade one to Six. Each elementary grade has 3 different levels of Farsi
instruction into which are placed according to their ability. The Farsi
language program emphasizes language acquisition, but also promotes an
awareness of the Iranian culture through various classroom activities.
Arabic the language of religion is also taught
to students from grade 1. They have to be able to speak Arabic fluently by
There are 2 important goals in their Quran
short Surah’s of Quran from Grade 1 and finishing memorization of 30th
Joz of Quran by grade 6.
with Quranic concepts on the Surah’s they already memorized.