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Early Childhood

Nursery through Kindergarten

 
 
In Gordon’s Early Childhood, the foremost goal is to instill a love of learning in each child. Students from Nursery through Kindergarten engage in an inspiring, age-appropriate curriculum that is carefully designed to promote social and emotional growth while challenging students intellectually.
 
Gordon’s play-based program stimulates creativity and imagination, encourages problem-solving skills and promotes curiosity that will last a lifetime. Reading, writing, math, science and technology are integrated throughout the day to strengthen students’ emerging skills.
 
Each week, students venture beyond their classroom and learn from specialists in the fields of music, art, library, physical education, and Spanish language. With two recesses each day, students spend a significant amount of time outdoors enjoying large play areas on our twelve acre campus.
 
Teachers provide a well-structured schedule and a thoughtfully arranged classroom space that encourages students to share their own families’ backgrounds and knowledge while learning about those of their classmates. Children use a variety of materials throughout their day, promoting imaginative play and individuality. Classroom teachers and the Early Childhood Director work closely with parents to foster a positive home-school relationship.
 
 
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