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pencil box preschool

214 s main st
North Webster, IN 46555

Phone:
(574) 834-7699

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

From the Director:

WE USE HIGH/SCOPE.

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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  • 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
Other subjects taught

From the Director:

HIGH/SCOPE IS VERY HANDS ON. THE KIDS GET TO CHOICE WHAT THEY WANT TO DO. ALOT OF REAL THINGS IN THE CLASSROOMS.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

TO TEACH EACH CHILD AT HIS OR HER OWN PACE. WE NEVER PUSH A CHILD TO LEARN.

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school