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Educational progams are offered in both the Traditional early childhood curricular method as well as the Montessori method.  These approaches to learning allow children to grow and enhance their developmental skills througha variety of experiences that meet their social, emotional, physical and congitive needs.  Planned activities are designed to  encourage free exploration, expermentation, logical thinking and reasoning, as well as creativity in a fun, safe, and child-centered setting. 


Traditional Curriculum 

The Traditional approach provides developmentally appropriate learning experiences arranged in the areas of language arts, math, science, social studies, music, creative art, and dramatic play. Activities are based on the individual interests of the child derived from recorded observations. Emphasis is on social interaction as well as concept building. The primary role of the teacher is to plan the activities, interact with the children and guide them in all areas of their development.
Montessori Curriculum 

The Montessori approach provides developmentally appropriate experiences arranged in the areas of practical life, sensorial, language, math, science, geography, music, art, and dramatic play. Activities are carried out with Montessori materials that are designed to be used repeatedly to aid the child in constructing concepts and skills. Emphasis is on individualized lessons and a structured sequence of curriculum. The primary role of the teacher is to observe and guide the children in all areas of their development in a prepared environment containing the Montessori curriculum materials.

 Enhancement Room
A wonderful approach to introduce technology into a bright developing mind. Each child gets the opportunity to build their computer skills. Children are in small groups and learn how to master skills and concepts both audio and visually.
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