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The Blue Kangaroo Day School

At Dewey Meadows Village 409 King George Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Phone:
(908) 647-2600

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

We are a hands on learning environment. Our teachers act as facilitators for the children and give support and guidance. Our school is also interested in promoting and developing positive social skills. Building trusting relationships with peers and adults is very important. Our staff is well aware of this. Your child will be given plenty of individual attention. Our program is designed to meet the needs of each individual age level.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our school is also interested in promoting and developing positive social skills. Building trusting relationships with peers and adults is very important. Our staff is well aware of this. Your child will be given plenty of individual attention. Our program is designed to meet the needs of each individual age level.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The primary objective of our school is to help your child develop a positive attitude towards themselves and everything associated with learning. Each child is gently guided into learning what he/she can do to accept themselves and take pride in and derive satisfaction from personal achievements.

A Typical Day

We want to help build a creative foundation for a lifetime of learning within your child. Characteristics such as self-confidence, independence, curiosity, persistence, initiative and the ability to concentrate and organize will be developed.

Our school is also interested in promoting and developing positive social skills. Building trusting relationships with peers and adults is very important. Our staff is well aware of this. Your child will be given plenty of individual attention. Our program is designed to meet the needs of each individual age level.

Separation

Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school