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TLC School

288 San Marin Drive
Novato, CA 94945

(415) 892-8002

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

Multiple Intelligence curiculum- changing teaching style based on the child

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
Physical activity more

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  • A playground with climbing equipment
Other subjects taught

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Curriculum is focused on giving each individual child a chance to grow and learn.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The preschool years are a vital time of development in a childâ??s life. We feel it is important that children receive one on one attention in a small, nurturing environment. TLC School is committed to providing the highest quality experiences through a developmentally appropriate curriculum which teaches to your childâ??s learning style. Our well qualified staff creates a nurturing, stimulating learning experience through use of a multi-discipline teaching experience using many modalities for your child to have an enriching preschool learning experience.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school