Our Preschool/Pre-k program prepares children for the world by exposing them to languages and cultures while teaching them the educational and social skills to be successful in life. Program highlights include:
- Choice of 3 to 5-day programs for all age groups. Our Concord Rd. location accepts 18-month-old, the Concord Rd II location starts at 12 months (walling) and the S. Cobb location starts at 2 years old. Because our Pre-k program is state-accredited, it runs 5 days per week, and students enrolled in it are encouraged to attend school Monday through Friday
- Low child/staff ratios, degreed teachers and teaches carrying the CDA (Child Development Associate) credential
- Accredited Georgia Learning Center and private Pre-k
- International program with instruction in Spanish
High Hat Sounds & Symbols Early Reading Program
High Hat is an early reading program addressing the building blocks of early reading development: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, and text comprehension. In this program, each sound and symbol is represented by acharacter in its own story. Because young students respond so positively to characters, the program includes two High Hat puppets. These engaging puppets encourage children to act out the program’s lessons in stories and exercises.
Handwriting Without Tears
Handwriting Without Tears® is a proven success in making legible and fluent handwriting an easy and automatic skill for all students. HWT uses fun, entertaining, and educationally sound instructional methods to teach handwriting (printing and cursive). Thousands of administrators, teachers, therapists, and parents across the country have successfully implemented the program. The result truly is handwriting without tears for all!
Introducing a Second Language
Recent studies suggest that the best time for a child to learn another language is in the first three to four years of life. Newsweek wrote a special edition about the critical first 3 years of a child’s life and indicated that there is a “window of opportunity” for second language learning starting at 1 year of age. Other studies show that children learn second languages more quickly and easily than adults or high school children, because preschoolers are immersing themselves in learning a new language through play and exploration.
Research shows that children who learn a language before the onset of adolescence are much more likely to have native like pronunciation. Bilingualism gives them more opportunities to communicate with a broader range of people around the world and will serve them well throughout their lives.