Who we are and what we do is pretty easy to understand. We strive to provide the best education and care to all our students. We offer the appropriate programs and curriculum that supports an active learning environment and promotes your child’s progress. For our Toddlers we use The Creative Curriculum System and for our Preschool & Kindergarten students we use Houghton Mifflin Common Core.
For our Preschool and Kindergarten Students: What is Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Common Core Standards?
The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent and clear understanding of what students are expected to learn nation wide. It is the new curriculum standards that are currently being enforced through out our Nation’s public schools System. Florida’s Full Implementation in their Public Schools starts the School Year of 2014-15.
The standards are designed to be powerful and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young students need for success during and after their education years. With students fully prepared for their future they will be able to perform at their full potential.
It focuses on the core conceptual understandings and procedures starting in the early grades, thus enabling teachers to take the time needed to teach core concepts and procedures well .
For our Toddlers: What is The Creative Curriculum® System?
By adapting The Creative Curriculum® in all our programs we are implementing content-rich, developmentally appropriate programs that support active learning and promote children’s progress in all developmental areas. This curriculum is widely regarded as a forward thinking, comprehensive, and rigorously researched curriculum.
Using exploration and discovery as a way of learning, The Creative Curriculum for Preschool enables children to develop confidence, creativity, and lifelong critical thinking skills.
Addressing all the important areas of learning, from social-emotional and math to technology and the arts, and incorporates them throughout every part of every day.
It also offers complete support for working with English- and dual-language learners, including detailed guidance that helps to build teachers’ knowledge about best practices.
Even with our Summer Camp & Daycare, we make every minute count. In order to enrich your child’s time here at Precious times, we offer exciting programs that go beyond the classroom. These programs provide an exciting and captivating experience for every child. With an endless list of constructive activities, themed party days, and memorable field trips your child will never have a dull moment.
To find out more visit The Creative Curriculum® official site here: http://www.teachingstrategies.com