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Peter Pan Early Learning Center

314 East Briarcliff Road
Monee, IL 60449

Phone:
(630) 739-3765

Website:

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

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

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"The preschool years are by far the most important period of your child's education. Children who attend high quality preschools tend to have a positive transition into kindergarten, are much more successful in later school years and show higher verbal and intellectual development than children who do not attend high quality programs.
Unfortunately, far too many preschools rely on slick marketing, new buildings with eye-catching playgrounds, and skilled salespeople who greet visiting parents. Behind their impressive facades, though, these preschools are remarkably similar to one another.
They offer cookie-cutter curricula developed to be easily implemented by inexperienced teachers. They pay low wages, serve pre-packaged meals and snacks, and design their programs with their investors, not your child, in mind. Worst of all, important decisions about your child's care are made by corporate managers miles away, not hands on owners who know your child by name

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Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

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

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

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