Curriculum

We provide workshops, presentations, staff development, coaching and mentoring, administrative support and much more. Keynote presentations, multiple day workshops, and single day workshops are available anywhere. Within the New York Metropolitan area, we also offer partial day workshops and presentations. Phone consultation is available as well. CURRICULUM AND VALUES - Do the educational experiences we provide enhance or undermine the values we want young children to have? The five core values:  Honesty/trustworthiness, respect for self, respect for others, respect for the environment, good citizenship “Curriculum is the what and the how” of education – Lilian Katz, June, 2011
  • Why Observation and Assessment are needed in order to effectively plan curriculum
  • Inquiry Curriculum - what is it, how to "do it", and more
  • Planning a play based curriculum that is developmentally appropriate, standards-based, and meets the learning and growth needs as well as the interests of children of all types of abilities including English language learners, children with special needs, “typical” children and the gifted
  • Integrating content throughout the day and throughout the areas of the classroom, especially:
    • Literacy and-language development
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social studies
    • Art
    • Music
    • Technology
    • Outdoors
CHILD DEVELOPMENT - appropriate expectations of children at different ages and stages; includes infants, toddlers, twos, preschoolers, and elementary school aged children CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOR - Preventing most behavioral difficulties using strength-based techniques using the triplets – room arrangement, time management, and providing meaningful, engaging curriculum Applying appropriate strength-based guidance