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The Preschool/Pre-K/GSRP classroom at the Early Learning Center supports children in their individual development while preparing them to enter Kindergarten prepared to learn.

The Preschool/Pre-K/GSRP classroom extends the growth, development, and self-regulation strategies learned in the younger rooms, with more emphasis on learning concepts and academic preparation. The teaching staff encourages children’s independence, cooperation, and respect for themselves and others.

The teaching staff are supportive of individual children’s interest and learning styles; creating an environment rich in hands-on, real-world experiences. Children are encouraged to plan their daily experiences, allowed to explore those choices, and later to review the experiences they chose. This process, called Plan-Do-Review in the High Scope Curriculum, assists children in developing executive functioning skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Daily Schedule
Key Developmental Indicators 

Preschooler at table

Preschool kids at wildlife area

Preschoolers in group with teacher

preschoolers doing science experiment

Preschooler at job board

Preschoolers working on puzzle

preschoolers at wildlife center

preschoolers on bus