exercises enhance the
development of task organization and cognitive order through care of self,
care of environment,
exercises of grace and courtesy and refinement of physical movement and
enable the child
to order, classify, seriate and describe sensory impressions in relation, length,
mass, color, etc..
concrete manipulative materials, allows the child to internalize the
operations and memorization of basic facts.
includes oral language
development, written expression, reading, the study of grammar, creative
dramatics and children's
literature. Basic skills in writing and reading are developed through the use of
sandpaper letters (loose
alphabet letters) and various presentations allowing children to effortlessly links
sounds and symbols
and to express their thoughts in writing.
presented with geography,
history, life sciences, music, art and movement education.
environment will also have
an elliptical line on the floor. This generally used for "walking on
that help children
develop gracefulness and fro the "silence game" where children can practice sitting
without making a
sound. The line is also frequently used for a large group meeting
meets as a whole.
Often a class will have one or two large group meetings each day. One will usually
serve as an opening
meeting and precede a more individualized work period and another will serve as a
closing or transitional
group time preceding the next activity (i.e., time out doors, lunch, dismissal, etc.).
The group meetings
may be used for large group presentations of materials,
activities, group celebrations,
snacks, games and discussions.
enrolling in the Combo A, Combo B and Kindergarten classes must be
fully toilet trained as we do not have
the proper facilities for
changing diapers in those classrooms