Teaching Areas

Often, several teaching concepts are interwoven in activities, fostering growth in more than one of the four cornerstones of a child's development. Throughout each of the teaching areas, we encourage intentional learning through hands-on experiences.

Social Emotional

  • Sense of Self

  • Responsibility for Self and Others

  • Prosocial Behavior (Empathy & Getting Along with Others)


  • Increased Vocabulary and Language

  • Phonological Awareness

  • Knowledge of Print

  • Letters and Words

  • Comprehension

  • Understanding Books and Other Texts

  • Literacy as a Source of Enjoyment


  • Number Concepts

  • Patterns and Relationships

  • Geometry and Spatial Sense

  • Measurement

  • Data Collection, Organization, and Representation

Process Skills

  • Observing and Exploring

  • Connecting New Learning to Prior Experiences

  • Problem Solving

  • Organizing Information

  • Communicating and Representing


  • Awareness of Technology

  • Basic Operations and Concepts

  • Technology Tools

  • Using Technology Appropriately

Social Studies

  • Spaces and Geography

  • Diversity of People and How They Live

  • People and the Environment

  • People and the Past


  • Gross Motor

  • Fine Motor

The Arts

  • Dance

  • Music

  • Dramatic Play

  • Visual Arts


  • Physical Science

  • Life Science

  • Earth and the Environment