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Children's Creative Learning Centers

521 West Capitol Expressway
San Jose, CA 95136

(408) 978-1500


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

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 Spanish & English Extra Curricular : School House Dance, Hot Shots & Joyful Melodies Music class (per school web site)

Day in the Life

General School Mission

We offer full day and part time schedules. Age Appropriate, emergent curriculum. free choice and structured activity time. Curriculum focuses on the development of social, emotional, physical and academic skills with a balance of free choice and structured activity time."

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Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school