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Country Home Learning Center (South)

6900 Escarpment Blvd.
Austin, TX 78749

(512) 288-8220


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Teacher-Led

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
  • Number sorters, county toys, abicuses
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 Soda Shop: Sit in a booth and listen to 50's music on a jukebox CD player! The Soda Shop will be available for class cooking projects, afterschool snacks, and special occasions such as birthday celebrations! Music/Theater Center: Amphitheater seating around the wooden stage will be the perfect place for our children's performances and plays! We will also have a projection-style Big Screen TV for those very special movies! The Theater will also contain a variety of musical instruments for the children's education and enjoyment! Arts/Crafts Center: Specialized arts and crafts equipment to make those very special projects!

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

Structured Curriculum, spanish class, computer class, indoor/outdoor playgroud, water park, 2 centers a day, nap period.

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Teacher talking directly to parent; General Newsletter; Parent/Teacher conferences 1 a yearWe do not advise on a child' readiness for Kindergarten but point out strengths areas for development for child.

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • 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
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Handling Separation: From the Director

Extra activities and extra attention from teacher More hands on things to keep them preoccupied