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Little Genius Academy

2131-2151 Olympic Boulevard
Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Phone:
(925) 947-2952

Website:

Please call 925 207-0329 to schedule a tour and to receive an information package.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

From the Director:

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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
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
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
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • Tricycles
  • Enough room for children to move around and play and a suitable indoor alternative to the outdoor playground on rainy days
Other subjects taught Please call 925 207-0329 to schedule a tour and to receive an information package.

From the Director:

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Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

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Day in the Life

General School Mission

We beleive that children learn best through their everyday experiences with the people they love and trust, and when the learning is fun; Children learn through active play and learning must be tied to positive emotions.

A Typical Day

Open from 7 AM to 7 PM

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Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Daily reports, daily news, monthly newsletters, monthly calendars.

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation

Handling Separation: From the Director

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