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Rose Child Care, LLC

1268 Timberlane Road Suite B
Tallahassee, FL 32312

(850) 528-1037


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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
Language       more

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  • Tracing paper and other writing instruments
  • A well-stocked bookcase
  • marker board during large group, individual marker boards, stencils, tactile letters, word cards available, and worksheets available
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense more

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  • Puzzles
  • sorting/counting beads, rulers, scales, abacus, pattern blocks, tactile numbers, number cards available, and worksheets available
Time & space more

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  • Calendars and clocks
  • Parquetry blocks, pegboards, and mosaic toys
  • Maps
  • Building blocks
  • lincoln logs, linking tiles, strings, and visuals of a variety of structures
Sci. reasoning/physical world more

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  • A place for science activities such as growing plants
  • Pets for children to watch and care for
  • sensory activities planned, clipboards for scientific recordings, cooking materials/utensils, observation questions written on welcome board
Music more

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  • Musical instruments
  • child selected and age appropriate cd's for child accesible cd player, music introduced and learned during large group
Visual arts more

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  • Materials such as paint, ink, paintbrushes, crayons, markers, chalk, paper, etc.
  • Art work on the walls
  • abstract art table available for children to work at during any time of the day
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
  • Sandboxes and/or water stations for play
  • push track for handheld vehicles outside
Other subjects taught planning, working, and recalling

From the Director:

High Scope Curriculum

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Teachers perform screenings and assessments on all the children in their care and seek direction from the program facilitator and/or the Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend. Individual lesson plans are implemented for children who show signs of late growth or development.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Rose Child Care, LLC provides a safe and nurturing learning environment for children to blossom. We believe that children learn best when they feel safe and are supported in every aspect of development. This takes the staff and families working together on a consistent basis with an open line of communication.

A Typical Day

drop off/free play
large group/circle/planning
centers/work time/small group
large group/recall
story time
(repeat in the afternoon excluding lunch and nap)

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Teachers and staff are available for brief discussions with families at drop off and pick up times. Daily information sheets are completed on each individual child and handed to the childs family at pick up. Emails are utilized by the director and lead teachers as a means of open communication with families. Newsletters are updated and distributed to families quarterly. Parent/teacher conferences are organized and provided to families in August, in January, and in May. Family nights with guest speakers providing important information are organized and provided for families in August/ September and in May/June annually.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • 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