Children will participate in a variety of learning experiences that aims to cultivate
- Language development.
- Meet social-emotional needs.
- Develop gross and fine motor skills.
- Increase problem-solving abilities.
- Develop a love of literacy and learning.
Students will learn through play and discovery in and outside of the classroom while meeting NYS Pre-k Common Core Standards.
Throughout Pre-K, students explore their feelings and what makes them a unique and special individual. Through their school curriculum, students develop the following: Self-awareness, Self-Regulation, Positive Relationships with Others, Accountability, and Adaptability.
A Typical Day in Pre-K Includes:
- Arrival and Morning Routines - Including signing in and practicing daily hygiene routines.
- Instructional Breakfast - Children build their independence in serving themselves and holding meaningful conversations with their teachers and peers.
- Morning Meeting - The class gathers together to examine new topics and share their thoughts and ideas.
- Center Time - Students explore various centers and thematic materials around the room. Mathematics, writing, reading, speaking, and the development of literacy skills are fostered through play.
- Gross Motor Play- Students spend time running, jumping, hopping and developing their gross motor skills (Outdoor Play-).
- Read Aloud - Students listen to and discuss various genres of literature. Questions are asked and students use their critical thinking skills to generate a response.
- Rest Time - Children allow their bodies to rest and recharge.
- Music and Movement - Children move and interpret music through physical movement.