Best Daycare Centers in Harwood MD

Daycare Centers in Harwood MD

South County Prek Cooperative
SCPC Education Goals Welcome! At The South County Pre-Kindergarten Co-op, we believe that a child’s work is their play. Young children learn best by doing. Learning isn’t just repeating what someone else says; it requires active thinking and experimenting on the part of the child. Children need to manipulate blocks, try on the dress-ups, interact with each other, squish Play-Doh, finger paint, cut-and-paste, and try a variety of other activities to be a successful learner. Play provides the foundation for the rest of their learning. Please review Our Program to learn how the developmental and educational environment at SCPC has been specifically designed to meet these goals. SCPC Mission The South County Pre-Kindergarten Co-op is an organization made up of parents and teachers providing their children with quality child care and education at a reasonable cost. Our cooperative environment allows parents to participate and offer input to their child’s classroom experience. Review Our Program to learn the variety of concepts that your child will also be exposed to in the midst of all this play. Our Program Enrollment Calendar Teacher’s Corner 3’s Corner 4′ Corner The South County Pre-Kindergarten Co-Op has been uniquely designed and is prepared to accomplish our Mission and Educational Goals. We have small class sizes with a small parent-to-child ratio. Our facility is large and well equipped to provide children an opportunity to explore and create. We also provide an opportunity for parents to participate in their child’s first school experience and to meet other families with young children. Most importantly, we like to have fun! Follow the links to learn more about our Three’s Program and Four’s Program. Curriculum: All our classes follow the The Creative Curriculum for Preschool by Dodge, Colker and Heroman. “The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool is remarkably comprehensive, offering a valuable overview of the theories and research behind the Curriculum, and integrating new developments in the field? The Creative Curriculum for Preschool is indeed one of the most useful tools in our profession, offering ’the big picture’ and a range of specific, practical strategies.” – Margie Carter, early childhood college instructor, author, consultant.
Super Kids Clubhouse
SKC Early Education Centers are one of the leading primary educational centers in Prince George’s County. Our state-of-the-art facilities, nurturing environment, rigorous curriculum, and experienced educators provide your child with the foundational tools they need for lifelong success. We have created a unique place to honor your child’s creativity with bright colors, open spaces and lots of activities that stimulate their natural curiosity and keep them asking for more; this is how you lay the foundation for everything else. SKC was developed by two educational veterans who identified a gap in the landscape of early education centers in Prince George’s County. SKC set out to fill that void by providing parents with an option for a safe, nurturing environment and the academic foundation needed for success. Since its inception, SKC has graduated students who not only excelled during their first year of kindergarten, but many were tested and placed in advanced classes, because of the foundation they received here. We use the A Beka® curriculum, a phonics-based Christian curriculum which is dedicated to providing quality education from a Christian perspective. A Beka® skilled researchers and writers do not paraphrase progressive education textbooks and add Biblical principles; they do primary research in every subject and look at the subject from God’s point of view. The Phonics approach defines the set of relationships between written letters and the spoken sounds that those letters represent. Closely related to phonics is “phonemic awareness," a child’s understanding of the idea that spoken words can be broken down into constituent sounds. Educational researchers have concluded that systematic phonics instruction within a broad literacy curriculum appears to have a greater effect on children’s progress in reading than whole language or whole word approaches. A Beka® publications are built on these same principles and are known for success in early child learners. Here at SKC we use the MSDE state approved curriculum for infants and toddlers which is The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos. This curriculum helps teachers appreciate and find joy in the everyday discoveries that delight a child; the sound a rattle makes, the leaves blowing in circles by the wind, the ball that unexpectedly rolls across a child’s path, the ants marching across the pavement. It is a comprehensive curriculum that helps teachers achieve the very best program for children under three. If the interactions children have are nurturing, consistent, and loving, and the experiences they have are appropriately challenging, then infants, toddlers, and twos grow and flourish. In such an environment, children learn to trust and joyfully explore their surroundings, making discoveries and developing a sense of themselves as competent learners and caring human beings.

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