Curriculum & Academics
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Below are quick links to various information about the curriculum programs and academics offered at Western Rockingham Middle School. Click on any link to view content. Some links will take you to the Rockingham County Schools website for general district information.
Western Rockingham Middle School offers numerous enrichment classes including Band, Bible History, Chorus, Business and Marketing, Business Computer Technology, Drama, General Music, Keyboarding, Life Skills, Spanish, Technology Exploration, and Art. All students attend four core classes each day in the following subject areas: English Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. All grades have two exploratory classes each day. Each semester students have new exploratory courses.
Students have access to technology through networked computers in classrooms, the media center, and four computer labs, two with a flexible schedule. All classrooms have telephones and are provided internet access via the school system's wide area network.
The curriculum followed is determined by the State of North Carolina in our Standard Course of Study -
In 1956, Benjamin Bloom headed a group of educational psychologists who developed a classification of levels of intellectual behavior important in learning. During the 1990's a new group of cognitive psychologists, lead by Lorin Anderson (a former student of Bloom), updated the taxonomy to reflect relevance to 21st century work.
Click to view: Bloom's Revised Taxonomy
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