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Renaissance School

867 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

(413) 548-9696


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"•Emphasis on creativity and problem-solving; an inquiry-based curriculum
•Warm, child-centered, respectful of the learner
•Close, supportive partnership with families

Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Daily Schedule:
Morning Meeting (review "choices for today" with children)
Constructive Play Time (children are invited to explore activity areas & materials)
Snack Time (healthy foods provided with parents' help)
Circle Time (helping children to take turns speaking & listening to others)
Outside Play Time

Excerpted from the preschool's website