Preschool Curriculum - My AppleTree Learning Center

Apple Tree Students PlayingAppleTree follows High Scope Curriculum. The preschool curriculum at Apple Tree Learning Center has been developed to stimulate young minds and encourage a lifetime love of learning. We know that the preschool years are vital to forming a strong foundation for learning. The High Scope Curriculum model allows for authentic interactions while meeting the needs of a variety of learners.

The Preschool Curriculum at AppleTree Learning Center adheres to the requirements of our Paths to QUALITY™ guidelines and provides for children’s physical, cognitive, language, literacy and social-emotional development. Our teachers create daily lesson plans designed to stimulate thinking and encourage imagination and creativity. Our all-day preschool schedule includes a balance of activities including quiet and active, individual and group, learning and play.

Your child’s progress and development are carefully measured, documented and studied during annual conferences. We will share with you assessments in the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ), HighScope Foundation’s Child Observation Record (COR) and Indiana Department of Education’s Istar-KR. These tools will help parents and teachers set developmental goals for the children both in the home and in our program.

Apple Tree Student focusing on Buiilding BlocksWe are proud of the fact that the preschool curriculum at AppleTree Learning Center exceeds the standards set by both the state, and NAEYC.  Our goal is to continually improve our program to provide the best learning experience possible for our students. Our dedication has led us to be active participants in the South Bend Community School Corporation kindergarten task force to ensure a smooth transition from pre-school to kindergarten for students. We incorporate family and staff evaluations of our program on a regular basis and complete annual strategic planning and goal setting for our program.

We are happy to discuss Apple Tree Learning Center’s pre-school curriculum with you at any time. Click here to learn more about the High Scope Curriculum. Please email My Apple Tree Learning Center or call (574)291-3333 for more information or to schedule a classroom visit.

My AppleTree Learning Center Announcements

AppleTree is currently recruiting members to our staff. Candidates must hold an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or higher.  Salary and benefits are specific to education, experience and performance. Please contact Tammy Dant at 574-291-3333 or to set up an appointment.

The July 2022 newsletter is available. It contains a lot of information regarding our events for the month! Click here to read My AppleTree Learning Center newsletter.

AppleTree plans outdoor activities everyday as long as the weather permits. Temperatures must be above 26° including the windchill factor. For current weather conditions, check WeatherBug.

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