Cognition and General Knowledge

  • Math
    • Number concepts such as counting, quantifying and 1-1 correspondence
    • Explore spatial relationships and shapes
    • Explore the process of comparing and measuring
    • Explore patterning
  • Science
    • Use scientific inquiry skills
    • Explore characteristics and physical properties of objects, living things and the earth’s environment
    • Explore various forms of technology
  • Social Studies
    • Demonstrate knowledge of self, community, and simple geographic knowledge
    • Introduced to diverse populations to promote tolerance and acceptance

Physical Development & Health

  • Develop gross and fine-motor skills
  • Learn about safe and healthy habits

Approaches to Learning

  • Show engagement, persistence, problem-solving, curiosity and motivation and flexibility and inventiveness in thinking
  • Explore various forms of art including visual, musical, expressive, dance and movement and drama

Social Emotional Development

  • Regulate emotions and behaviors by managing feelings, following limits and expectations, and taking care of their own needs appropriately
  • Establish and sustain positive relationships with adults and peers
  • Participate cooperatively and constructively in group situations by solving social problems and balancing needs and rights of self and others

Language and Literacy

  • Listen to and understand increasingly complex language by comprehending and following directions
  • Use language to express thoughts and needs by expanding vocabulary, speaking clearly and using appropriate grammar
  • Demonstrate some phonological awareness and knowledge of the alphabet
  • Demonstrate some knowledge of print through various uses and books
  • Demonstrate some emergent writing skills by writing names and other relevant text
  • For ELA learners, students will retain knowledge of home language while acquiring speaking, reading and writing skills in English