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Country Home Learning Center (North)

13120 U.S. Hwy 183 North
Austin, TX 78750

Phone:
(512) 331-1441

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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

From the Director:

Professionally-designed complete curriculum which includes language development, number concepts, computers, science, social studies, music, creative arts, dramatic activites, and community speakers. An abundance of the very best in educational equipment and age-appropriate toys. Two full-time administrators and a full-time curriculum coordinator on staff to supervise our preschool curriculum. Classes in music, dance, computers and Spanish.

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
  • Abicus, Number blocks, sorting blocks
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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  • A playground with climbing equipment
  • Bean bags, balls, and other objects that children can throw, kick, and play
  • 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
  • Pedal Cars
Other subjects taught 'Cooking Classes' in our 50's style Soda Shop

From the Director:

Professionally-designed complete curriculum which includes language development, number concepts, computers, science, social studies, music, creative arts, dramatic activites, and community speakers. An abundance of the very best in educational equipment and age-appropriate toys. Two full-time administrators and a full-time curriculum coordinator on staff to supervise our preschool curriculum. Classes in music, dance, computers and Spanish.

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Encouragement and extra attention.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

The early childhood years are critical to the intellectual growth of our children. Our goal is to provide children with a variety of carefully planned educational activities. Country Home's program is designed to present an interesting and challenging curriculum in a relaxed learning atmosphere. Our primary objective is to ensure that our young students have a positive school experience. Above all, we want our children to enjoy Country Home and to have fun while learning.

A Typical Day

Attend 2 Centers a Day, Attend Spanish or Computer Class, play on outside and indoor playgrounds, structured curriculum, cooking in the Soda Shop or watching a movie in 'movie theater', nap time.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Direct Teacher to Parent discussions, General Newsletters, Parent/Teacher Conference once a year. We do not advise the types of schools suitable for your child nor there readiness for Kindergarten. We will share their strengths and development areas with you.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • 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

Handling Separation: From the Director

We have more hands on activities available in classrooms to engage the children and redirect them. Extra care and support from our staff.