Stork’s Smart Kid Program is the vision of a team, professional educators, leaders from the community, parents, and devoted grandparents…. who recognized that we needed to expand the programs and research-to-practice approaches for children with learning disabilities, visual and performing arts with academics to meet the individual learning styles of its students. The Smart Kid “Live it! Learn it and Masters it’s Craft” through educational and researched learning.
The Curriculum: Teaching Strategies for Early Childhood ~ Teaching Children to be Creative and Confident Thinkers and
We Can~Integrates many resources to provide a rich, comprehensive curriculum for young children and is modeled after the highly successful academic program created by Vicki Gibson, Ph.D. The curriculum is flexible enough to meet the needs of individual students while incorporating research-to-practice techniques and technologies.
Resources: Healthy Beginnings~Supporting Development and Learning From Birth through Three Years of Age; Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Center For Technology In Education and Supporting Every Young Learner Maryland’s Guide to Early Childhood Pedagogy Maryland State Department of Education.
The guidelines are developed for individuals who care for children of all ages. The resources support, encourage children during growth and learning in Personal, Social, Language, Cognitive and Physical Development and beyond.
Stork’s Smart Kid Program recognizes that many children with learning disabilities also have low self-esteem; We are prepared to challenge a child’s mind while caring for the student’s emotional well-being.
Stork’s Smart Kid Team licensed by The Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Childhood Development Office of Child Care, does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, gender, identity, and expression, genetic information, marital status, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation I matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs.
Soaring Beyond Expectations…..