Best Accredited Daycares in Annapolis MD

Accredited Daycares in Annapolis MD

Annapolis Area Christian School
Annapolis Area Christian School offers a curriculum from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade founded on certain core principles: biblical integration, partnership with parents, creativity, call to service, primacy of teachers, and St. Ambrose’s statement “All truth is God’s truth.” We believe that truth is knowable and discovered through study and shared experience. While we offer some online courses in partnership with virtual schools, we believe, as other Christian schools do, that students get much more than knowledge from their teachers. Teachers also provide "living curriculum," by sharing their own lives with students, lives that embody the Christlikeness we hope our graduates will also take to heart. Remember God's creative teaching approach with Moses, who was amazed that the bush was on fire but not consumed? God piqued his curiosity, and once he had his attention, was able to get his point across. God gave us inquiring minds, and just as with Moses, we believe God blesses our students with learning as they practice curious inquiry. We equip them with skills in thinking, problem-solving, creating, communicating, leading and serving others. While more than 95 percent of our graduates go directly into college, AACS seeks to prepare students not only for college, but also for recognizing God's will and faithfully pursuing their life’s calling. Our program for 4-year-old children is designed to help students explore God’s world through a rich variety of learning opportunities. For many, this is their first school experience, and a mark that they are growing up. We provide a program with plenty of music, art, and movement; just right for these young learners to develop their curiosity and pleasure in learning! Traditional school subjects including reading, math, science, and Bible are taught through each week’s theme, allowing for an engaging school day. Through integrated units of study, children have an opportunity to learn through center activities, music, art, and play. Creative teacher-directed activities provide rich opportunities for developing knowledge and skills. Active learning activities provide many opportunities for children to develop both fine and gross motor skills. Lots of good books, along with instruction in phonics and letter recognition, help students hone their reading readiness skills. Field trips and Bible stories help students develop socially and spiritually as well. Much laughter and happy smiles characterize both students and teacher during this important year of growth. Our kindergarten year is a year of DISCOVERY! Our children develop their natural curiosity as they investigate God’s world. They begin to lay the foundation for learning as they develop math, reading, and science skills. In a secure, Christ-centered environment, they observe their teachers living out a vibrant relationship with their Creator. Children explore the fun-filled centers room on a regular basis. They begin to learn to read and develop a love of reading by exploring various types of literature in a phonics-based program. Through a variety of field trips and special activities, students have opportunities to explore our region. Computers, chapel, hands on art, music, and personal expression prepare them to be 1st graders who are prepared to learn! Kindergarteners are beginning a journey which we have every hope will lead to a lifelong love of learning. We begin to equip them with the skills they will need to experience satisfaction and success on whatever path God has for them. At AACS we offer a full day program for kindergarten. Our program provides the essential instruction necessary for first grade success. This whole day program includes Physical Education, Music, and Art along with excellent opportunities for extended learning.
Montessori International Children's House
Our mission is to provide a Montessori education, guided by AMI principles, that fosters the intellectual curiosity and creativity of our students. At MICH, children, staff and families collaborate to build and maintain a respectful, diverse and nurturing school community. The Toddler Community is an intimate community of twelve children with a trained directress and two assistants. The environment provides a specific structure to meet the physical, psychological and cognitive needs of toddlers. The Toddler Program emphasizes language enrichment, sensory-motorexploration and "practical life" activities to foster the toddler's growing sense of independence. Cooperation and collaboration are emphasized in all adult-toddler interactions. Before the age of six, children possess unusual sensitivity and mental powers for absorbing and learning from the environment. Dr. Montessori called this mental power the "absorbent mind." At this level, there is a great need and potential for careful, exacting work and a natural desire to learn. The Montessori primary classroom allows children to explore, develop their senses, and learn for themselves during this stage of heightened receptivity. There are thirty children with a trained directress and an assistant. The children stay with the same directress for three or four years. The classroom is a "living room" in which self-correcting educational materials are displayed on open shelves organized by logical, orderly, distinct areas called practical life, sensorial, language, mathematics, and cultural subjects. The Montessori curriculum provides uninterrupted blocks of time during which each child is engaged in captivating learning activities which foster self-discipline and concentration.

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Other Accredited Daycares Near Annapolis MD

Saint Anne's School of Annapolis - Extended Day

At St. Anne’s School of Annapolis, you’ll find state-of-the-art... instruction and a curriculum focused on the future. Along with this forward-thinking, raise-the-bar approach, you’ll also find an equally strong legacy rooted in the Episcopal educational traditions of character, compassion and integrity. From our classrooms to beyond our campus gate, our students are provided an educational experience that encompasses a broad spectrum. We firmly believe a curriculum that is focused on success in the 21st century begins with top-notch academics; encourages cultural and artistic endeavors; and emphasizes the social and civic principles that will guide and inspire tomorrow’s leaders. It is at this point our journey begins and where we welcome you to St. Anne’s School of Annapolis ... Where Success Starts. The Annapolis Twos program offers families the opportunity to attend full or half days, for two-, three- or five-days week. Half day - 9:00 a.m. to noon Full day – 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Before Care is available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.* After Care is available from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.* Two-, three-, or five-days a week (a combination of full and half days is permitted): Two-day option (Tuesday and Thursday) Three-day option (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) Five-day option (Monday through Friday) *Students must be registered for a full or half day to sign up for Before or After Care. In a program that celebrates children's depth of wonder and joy in the world, the Annapolis Twos extends the St. Anne's School of Annapolis learning environment to younger learners. In our two- and three- and five- day programs, two-year-olds are invited to develop their unique abilities and gifts and to extend their thinking. Our program recognizes the potential of each child and encourages them to explore their gifts – art, music, science, writing, thinking, collaborating, questioning, building, leading or speaking. In a three hour session, toddlers are introduced to learning in a welcoming, respectful, safe and engaging environment. We treat each child as an individual whose strengths, opinions, actions and thoughts are respected and valued. Loving, experienced educators who know developmental hallmarks and milestones of young children lead our program. They work in partnership with families to ensure that each child has a rewarding start to his or her journey of learning.

St Martins Lutheran Church School

St Martins Lutheran Church School is a licensed child care center in... Annapolis, MD. At St Martins Lutheran Church School, we enroll children as young as 24 months through 5 years old. To learn more about us, please send us an email. MISSION STATEMENT St. Martin’s Lutheran School, in partnership with its families and the community, will assist in carrying out the God-given privilege and responsibility of raising children by providing Christian instruction, academic education, and extra curricular activities with the goal of equipping children for God-pleasing and productive lives. SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY In a Christ-centered community, the teachers and staff of St. Martin’s Lutheran School foster spiritual and academic excellence in their students. In keeping with our mission statement, we have developed and implemented the following philosophy: To witness that Jesus Christ is Savior and Lord. To teach, build, and practice Christian values and character. To model the love of God and respect for self and others. To teach acceptance of responsibility for one’s own actions. To provide a safe, secure, nurturing, educational, and spiritual environment. To promote academic excellence and develop a meaningful work ethic. To become responsible citizens in a global society and to actively serve the needs of our community. To teach multicultural competencies in order to prepare our students for an increasingly diverse world. To guide the development of critical thinking, problem solving, cooperation, creativity, and self-expression. To recognize and support the value, gifts, and talents of each child. HISTORY St. Martin’s Lutheran School was founded in 1963 as a mission of St. Martin’s Lutheran Church to its members and the community. The school hasgrown from a nursery and kindergarten to include preschool 3 year olds through 8th grade. We are proud to celebrate this, our 50th year, offering excellence in education in the Annapolis community.

Creative Garden Learning Center

Our children are provided with a learning environment and a social... climate which helps them grow intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development. We have the necessary skills and experience needed to tailor our programs to suit your child's unique learning needs and learning style. Give us a call to schedule a tour. Infant & Toddler Program Our program will gently introduce your children to the excitement of learning on a multi-sensory level. Play will be the vehicle by which we will take your child through a happy and secure beginning. This program is designed to be unconstructed, providing a level of care warranted by the uniqueness of each child. We create a comfortable "home-away-from-home" atmosphere which encourages parental involvement and gives each child a sense of beginning. Two Year Old Program Creative Garden will start your two year old on a wonderful journey which will enhance their communication skills and social development in a warm and loving atmosphere. Picture stories and simple poetry will introduce your children to the world of picture representation, creative expression in music, rhythms, dramatic play and art activities. Colors, shapes, numbers, and reading readiness are all part of our early learning program. Three & Four Year Old Program Our three and four year old children will delight as the discovery of learning continues through a spiraling reading readiness and math approach that will prepare them for our five year old program. Language arts, phonics, Spanish, science, and social graces are all part of a challenging curriculum offered by Creative Garden. Transitional Program The older four year old child, who is ready for the structure of kindergarten, is challenged in the "transitional class." Math, reading, cultural arts, music, Spanish, science and the various multitude of art forms comprise the curriculum of this "bridging" year between four year old classes and kindergarten. Kindergarten Program A lifetime of learning continues with our kindergarten class. Children will experience the joy of learning beginning with their first school day and culminating at their graduation. Reading skills progress to the point where the children feel the thrill and excitement of reading their first story. They will explore and discover the world of natural science, scientific experiments, map skills, music comprehension, and multi-media crafts. The Metropolitan Readiness Test is administered to all kindergarten children. The discoveries that each child will experience in the kindergarten program, from reasoning skills to a greater understanding of the world around them, lay the foundation for the first grade and beyond.

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