"The Amalgamated Nursery School is a child's laboratory for developmentally appropriate learning. It is a place where children can "learn to learn" - where they are encouraged to develop their curiosity, explore their interests and realize their creativity. Our curriculum is based on early childhood educators' knowledge of how children learn:
Through first-hand sensory perception of feeling, listening, smelling, tasting and observing
Through experimentation, manipulation and exploration as a result of encounters with a variety of media, problems, ideas and people.
As active members of a congenial social group.
Through the process of identification with adults in their lives.
Most efficiently when the activity is related to their own purposes and interests"
Excerpted from the preschool's website