Special Programs

Ebbets Field is proud to sponsor the following programs and special curricula:

Regents and Accelerated Classes:

  • Living Environment
  • Integrated Algebra
  • 7th Grade Accelerated Science

 

  • READ 180: A scientifically based program designed to help struggling readers increase their lexiles and increase proficiency.
  • System 44: A scientifically based program dedicated to increasing students' phonetic understanding of English and move them to increased fluency)
  • IXL Mathematics: A scientifically based program to help reluctant mathematicians increase their numeracy, fluency and operational and conceptional understanding of mathematics.
  • Teen Biz Achieve 3000: A scientifically based program designed to expose reluctant readers to non-fictional texts at their lexile (reading)  level.  As students complete the assigned reading passages, the program adjusts the materials density and complexity to challenge and develop each students reading readiness.

PARTNERSHIP

CONNECTED LEARNING: 
 A partnership that has been awarded through a competitive grant process that brings significant services to our school community through a three prong platform: First, Each sixth grader or newly admitted student receives a home learning center through CFY.  This learning center is a free desktop computer with a flat panel monitor that hosts a variety of academic software programs that turns students into 21st Century learners.  Through  Connected Learning the school is also staffed by CUNY Intern who trouble shoots hardware and software issues and keeps our school's computers up and running.  We are also given access to Mouse Squad.  A curriculum designed to teach middle school students how to troubleshoot and assist in maintaining our schools's curriculum.  Finally, our school has access to the Common Sense Curriculum that teaches middle school students cyber responsibility including: safety, Internet etiquette; cyber bullying, intellectual property rights and a host of topical information. 

SPORTS AND ARTS IN SCHOOLS FOUNDATION: Each Champions Club is tailored to meet the varying needs of the host school. The clubs use a combination of the following elements to create a comprehensive after-school experience:

  • Skill-driven sports and fitness activities;
  • Visual and performing arts instruction;
  • Off-site field trips to cultural institutions, athletic events and college campuses;
  • Character development workshops;
  • Homework help
  • Academic tutoring at designated Schools in Need of Improvement (SINI); and
  • Performances and skills showcases that highlight student achievement before an audience of teachers, faculty, family and friends.

CBRE (CB RICHARD ELLIS):  Through PENCIL,  this corporation has sponsored a male mentoring program targeting at-promise males and exposing them to HOOPS and HOPES.  These males engage in basketball and mentoring emphasizing the importance of goal setting.   CBRE then hosts three meetings at their corporate office where our students shadow corporate real estate professionals and climb the ropes to hopes. 

ABOUT THE SWING: Jazz is About the Swing. If it does not swing it isn't Jazz. When you hear it live, the rhythm and beat will stay with you forever. This partnership perpetuates  the music by bringing the LIVE JAZZ to public school. When students are exposed to this music, they develop an appreciation of "America's Music."  We are proud to have hosted jazz greats like: Boris Kozlov, Helen Sung, Danny Grisset, Darryl Green, EJ Strickland, Mimi Jones, Roxy Cross.   

HISTORY MAKERS: Provides our school with a hands-on exposure to the contributions of African Americans. By recording, preserving and sharing the life stories of thousands of African Americans, from President Barack Obama to the oldest living black cowboy, The HistoryMakers is a leader in helping to educate and enlighten millions worldwide through refashioning a more inclusive record of American history. Our school was graced by Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets.

BROOKLYN BOTANICAL GARDENS: Provides professional development to our science team and real world experiences in the areas of horticulture, gardening, urban landscaping, etc.

BROOKLYN MUSEUM: Provides professional development to our humanities team and real world experiences in the areas of horticulture, gardening, urban landscaping, etc.