curriculum is grounded in the theoretical perspective of Jean
Piaget, who believed that children develop thinking skills through direct
experiences with people and objects in the world around them.
Learning Centers are designed around the Curriculum Content:
Approaches to Learning
planning, engagement, problem solving, and reflection.
Social and Emotional Development
sense of competence, emotions, empathy, community, building relationships, cooperative
play, moral development, and conflict resolution.
Physical Development and Health
Includes gross- Motor
skills, fine-motor skills, body awareness, personal care, health behavior.
Language, Literacy, and
Includes comprehension, speaking,
vocabulary, phonological awareness, alphabetic knowledge, concepts about print,
book knowledge, reading and writing.
Includes number words and symbols, counting, part-whole relationships, shapes, spatial awareness, measuring, patterns, and data analysis.
Includes are, music, movement, pretend play, and appreciating the arts.