TAS is licensed by the Shanghai Education Bureau as a non-profit Chinese Private school. The school provides bilingual, comprehensive education for Chinese students whose families desire a mixed East-West approach to academics and character development. Each class has a very low student-teacher ration with a maximum number of 25 students per class. This allows our teachers to better attend to students academic needs. The following is a list of the curriculum and testing used for education:
Raz-Kids provides students with a digital and mobile library with books of various levels of difficulty that allows students to access readings in school, at home, or on the go. The easy to use online controls provides teachers with tools to manage and track their students’ reading progress.
Character First Education?allows teachers, administrators, and parents to work together in order to build future leaders with character. Character First allows TAS to address issues such as conflict resolution, leadership skills, health and wellness, decision making, good citizenship, and academic excellence.?This character curriculum provides fun, engaging, positive, practical, and research-based lessons that will help students build the character and competence needed for success.
Pearson English Learning給英語學習者提供了一整套綜合的方案來解決其學習的需求。這套完整的方案包括了測評、指導及專業發展。Pearson English Learning使用這套系統來加速語言的熟練程度和促進教學進度。
Pearson English Learning provides an integrated and comprehensive solution to address the needs of English learners. This one integrated system contains solutions for assessment, instruction, and professional development.Pearson English Learning uses this system to accelerate language proficiency and boost academic progress.
在2018年3月，上海更新學校開始安排全體學生參加MAP（Measures of Academic Progress學術進步鑒定）成長測試。此考試會在每學年的九月，十二月和六月對每一個孩子進行個性化評估。它通過計算機大數據測評精確定位每個孩子現有知識所在的層級并計算出接下來孩子所要學習的內容。因為能夠適應每個孩子的具體情況，MAP成長測試會在績優生感覺有難度的同時避免打擊那些學習有困難的孩子。它還能檢測出孩子們的進步情況，幫助家長及老師追蹤孩子全年甚至在我校數年的成長歷程。家長可以在每次測試后兩周左右拿到成績。老師們會一直利用MAP測試評估成績來更好地滿足每一個課堂的學習需求。
In March, 2018, Transformation Academy of Shanghai began administering theMAP (Measures of Academic Progress) Growth test to the entire student body.? This test is a personalized assessment given to each student three times during the school year, in September, December, and June.? It is a computer-adaptive assessment which meets each student at their own level and is used to pinpoint what the student currently knows and what they are ready to learn next.? Adapting to the needs of each student –? MAPGrowth challenges top performers, without overwhelming struggling students.? MAP also measures growth over time, allowing both parents and teachers to track a student’s progress throughout the school year and across multiple years as they continue with our school.? Parents will receive results about two weeks after each testing session.? Teachers will be using the results of the assessments to better meet the learning needs of each class.