Helping children develop strong social-emotional and academic skills are school-wide goals for all children at The Village. Our research-based curriculum, Creative Curriculum, acts as a framework for providing stimulating, developmentally appropriate learning experiences and skill development in literacy, math, science, technology, social studies and art. Creative Curriculum features exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills.
Creative Curriculum for Preschool is based on 38 objectives for development and learning. These objectives are fully aligned with Littleton Public Schools and state early learning standards, and integrated into each of the comprehensive collection of resources that makes up the curriculum.
The Creative Curriculum studies…
For more information, visit the Creative Curriculum website at http://teachingstrategies.com/
The Village also believes social-emotional development to be essential during the preschool years. To address this need, we have adopted Dinosaur School as our primary social-emotional curriculum. Teachers use a variety of materials and resources – books, puppets, pictures, videos and role play – to help children develop the necessary skills for positive social interactions, conflict resolution and identification and appropriate management of feelings. Visit the Incredible Years Dinosaur School page for more information.
In conjunction with these curriculum choices, teachers monitor and assess each child’s development and learning using the Teaching Strategies GOLD Assessment System. This system identifies goals for learning across developmental domains, and teachers assess children’s development and progress on these goals three times a year. Teaching staff use information from these assessment to identify and plan for individual learning needs.
PLCs: Professional Learning Communities
We are always striving to improve the quality of education for your children.
Learn more about how we hope to improve our PLC program.