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World of Learning and Fun

2279 17th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94116

(415) 664-3181


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17th AVE - Between SANTIAGO and Rivera streets.

Bus: L - Taraval , bus stop: 17th and Taraval and walk to 2279 - 17th AVE.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

From the Director:

Highly experienced, CPR trained, efficient staff will make every effort to see your child involved to the fullest in structured, educational programs, various indoor and outdoor activities, computer classes, as well as music and art appreciation to help your child be excellently prepared for school.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

The Director communicates with teacher stuff and participates in all school activities.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

The Director participates with the families in the communication with a home - school connection approach, bringing school activities home and home activities to School.

Modes of Communication

  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Home visits by teachers
  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year

Handling Separation: From the Director

We approach every child and their needs individually and do whatever it takes to create a smooth transition.