The Goddard School in Edgemere MD

The Goddard School in Edgemere MD

The Goddard School
Our infant care play area is filled with toys and books that help your baby develop at his or her own pace. Teachers sing songs and read stories to encourage language acquisition. They also pass balls and play games to develop motor skills. In many Goddard Schools, American Sign Language is introduced to encourage children to express their thoughts or needs. Goddard Teachers also work with the parents to ensure a balance of home and school. Together they develop the child’s daily schedule including nap times, play times and bottle times. As part of the Infant Program, the First Steps classroom helps the child transition from Infant to Toddler as the budding explorers learn new vocabulary and self-help skills. Through The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program, teachers plan daily activities in a bright and cheery environment to encourage eager investigation of the world. Within the consistent structure toddlers crave, they enjoy a daily balance of quiet activities, spirited music and movement and plenty of outdoor climbing, running and jumping. Learning Centers are always open for imaginary play with blocks and puzzles, creative art and lots of books. Circle time incorporates stories and songs that encourage language skills and social growth. Children are guided through activities that strengthen gross motor skills, such as using balance beams and standing on tip-toes; and fine motor skills through crayon and marker use. The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program sets the stage for self confidence by encouraging progress at a child’s own pace, according to individual needs and abilities. Learning centers for math, science, dramatic play, music, creative art and computers provide opportunities to balance both shared and independent learning experiences. Fitness, art history and manners are incorporated into the preschooler's daily schedule, as well. Visits by local museums and libraries, community helpers, and theatrical productions supplement classroom learning within the safety of our schools. Our programs promote cooperative play and collaborative problem-solving skills through classroom-appropriate lesson plans. Most Schools offer music appreciation, foreign language, world cultures and access to computers, as well. The Goddard School Pre-K/Junior K Programs have earned AdvancED and Middle States accreditation after demonstrating the highest standards in early childhood education. This means The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program will help each child gain exceptional skills for kindergarten success. Each classroom has a balance of quiet reading time with social and imaginary play. The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program's fun activities, guided by highly trained teachers, foster the cognitive and social development of every child. Most Schools offer further educational diversity with foreign language, yoga, world cultures, manners and computer skills in order to expand their learning opportunities. Each Goddard School works with local districts to ensure every child's smooth transition between Kindergarten and First Grade. Goddard School's trained teachers provide your child with individualized homework assistance, as well as supervised computer time to promote technical literacy. The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program ensures that socialization, problem-solving and a balance of academics and play, are still integral to the activities for all school-age children through music, creative art and games.
The Goddard School
We are proud to be an integral part of your children's early childhood development. Our school is owner operated, with one or both of us at the school everyday to ensure that your child receives the highest quality preschool experience. As parents of young children, we understand the needs of growing young children and their busy parents. Our loving and nurturing staff will provide a positive educational experience, by using fun hands on activities. We will develop a strong foundation to promote children's desire to be life long learners for kindergarten and beyond. Our infant care play area is filled with toys and books that help your baby develop at his or her own pace. Teachers sing songs and read stories to encourage language acquisition. They also pass balls and play games to develop motor skills. In many Goddard Schools, American Sign Language is introduced to encourage children to express their thoughts or needs. Goddard Teachers also work with the parents to ensure a balance of home and school. Together they develop the child's daily schedule including nap times, play times and bottle times. As part of the Infant Program, the First Steps classroom helps the child transition from Infant to Toddler as the budding explorers learn new vocabulary and self-help skills. The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program sets the stage for self confidence by encouraging progress at a child’s own pace, according to individual needs and abilities. Learning centers for math, science, dramatic play, music, creative art and computers provide opportunities to balance both shared and independent learning experiences. Fitness, art history and manners are incorporated into the preschooler's daily schedule, as well. Visits by local museums and libraries, community helpers, and theatrical productions supplement classroom learning within the safety of our schools. Each classroom has a balance of quiet reading time with social and imaginary play. The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program's fun activities, guided by highly trained teachers, foster the cognitive and social development of every child. Most Schools offer further educational diversity with foreign language, yoga, world cultures, manners and computer skills in order to expand their learning opportunities. Each Goddard School works with local districts to ensure every child's smooth transition between Kindergarten and First Grade. Through The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program, teachers plan daily activities in a bright and cheery environment to encourage eager investigation of the world. Within the consistent structure toddlers crave, they enjoy a daily balance of quiet activities, spirited music and movement and plenty of outdoor climbing, running and jumping. Learning Centers are always open for imaginary play with blocks and puzzles, creative art and lots of books. Circle time incorporates stories and songs that encourage language skills and social growth. Children are guided through activities that strengthen gross motor skills, such as using balance beams and standing on tip-toes; and fine motor skills through crayon and marker use. Our programs promote cooperative play and collaborative problem-solving skills through classroom-appropriate lesson plans. Most Schools offer music appreciation, foreign language, world cultures and access to computers, as well. The Goddard School Pre-K/Junior K Programs have earned AdvancED and Middle States accreditation after demonstrating the highest standards in early childhood education. This means The Goddard School® F.L.EX.® Learning Program will help each child gain exceptional skills for kindergarten success.

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The Goddard School Bare Hills

The Goddard School Bare Hills is a year-round center. We are open from 7:00am until 6:00pm and care for children as young as 6 weeks through 5 years... old, including children with special needs. We offer both full time and part time child care. We provide snacks and offer a peanut and tree-nut free environment. At a minimum, our teachers have an Associate's degree. To learn more, please call us or send us an email. Please be sure to mention that you found us on CareLuLu. Our approach is based on widely accepted childhood development and brain-based learning research that clearly indicates the deepest, most genuine learning occurs for children through play and fun activities. We foster the cognitive and social development of each child through fun activities that are lovingly guided by highly trained teachers. Learning Through Play: The Goddard School’s F.L.EX.® Learning Program provides the optimal environment for your child’s social and academic development. This program is based on academic research that states children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are having fun. The program focuses on academic, social, creative and child-centered development to provide a well-rounded experience and ensure children become confident, joyful and fully prepared students. -Offering a wide range of enriching activities to meet the individual needs of each child -Focusing on building each child's emotional, social, cognitive and physical skills -Offering multi-cultural and developmentally appropriate materials and equipment -Complying with Quality Assurance Reviews and parent surveys conducted by GSI -Supporting the professional development of teachers through early childhood education training -Offering open communication with families in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect The Goddard School’s curriculum focuses on the following Learning Domains, ensuring your child develops the 4Cs—communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity—leading to learning independence and school readiness for your child.

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