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Glenview New Church Preschool

74 Park Drive
Glenview, IL 60025

(847) 724-0057


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

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

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

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

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  • Musical instruments
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The Glenview New Church Schools have a tradition of excellence in providing unparalleled academics in a nurturing environment designed to meet each student's individual needs. Our small teacher student ratio and personalized development plans ensure that each child gets the individual attention they need. So whether your child is an overachiever or just needs extra direction and encouragement, the Glenview New Church Schools offer a program that ensures their success in reaching their goals.

Excerpted from the preschool's website


Separation is Handled through:

  • Home visits by teachers
  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation
  • Parents in classroom early on