teacher, Miss Donna, provides each
child with an appropriate learning environment through use of interest
centers both indoors and outdoors. The teacher provides a safe organized
play area with interest centers. This encourages opportunities for
your child to choose their own activity from among a variety of
learning areas and projects made available, based on
about the child’s varying interests and abilities. The children
are provided time to work with small and large groups. These interest
centers include areas and activities for the library, large and
small muscle development, sand and water play, science, dramatic
play and housekeeping, table toys, blocks, expressive arts, and
the computer lab. Each student has an opportunity daily to access
appropriate materials and equipment for climbing, balancing, building
with blocks, puzzles, books, music, arts and crafts material, pretend
toys and clothing for dramatic play, and sand and water toys.
teacher provides opportunities for the children to initiate activities,
and to make their own choices. Students are asked open-ended questions,
and provided assistance in problem solving. The teacher reads stories
and nursery rhymes every day. To encourage language and literacy
development the teacher provides a print rich environment. Items
are labeled and written words are used with pictures and drawings.
The children are also provided time for music and movement activities
such as singing and playing musical instruments. Teachers provide
opportunities for children to learn from each other as well as adults
and promote language skills by talking to the children through the
day and listening to the children as they respond to the teacher
and each other.
teachers plan each day' activities in order to provide every child
with a safe and friendly atmosphere to learn and grow in.