Our curriculum covers four main themes: All About Me & My Family, Friends & Fairy Tales, Community Helpers & Transportation, and Animals & Nature. Each of the four classrooms at L.E.E.P. utilize the Creative Curriculum to develop goals and objectives for the daily lesson. If you would like more information, please visit their website at Teaching Strategies. If you have any questions, please let us know.
We also use the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing ® Program for reading, spelling and speech (LIPS®) which stimulates phonemic awareness. Our students learn to become aware of the mouth actions which produce speech sounds. This awareness can assist with self-correcting in reading and spelling, and speech. You can learn more about this program by going to: https://lindamoodbell.com/program/lindamood-phoneme-sequencing-program
Our pre-kindergarten students also participate in Fundations handwriting prekindergarten program. This curriculum is being added to our curriculum this year to align with the kindergarten program. Our students are learning the program vocabulary and have early exposure to the Wilson's writing materials. https://www.wilsonlanguage.com/programs/fundations/overview/curriculum/pre-k-activity-set/
Our curriculum to help students develop their social emotional develop is The Second Steps Preschool curriculum. The Second Step Early Learning Program helps your youngest learners benefit more from preschool and prepare for kindergarten. They'll learn skills to help them pay attention, remember directions, and control their behavior. You can learn more at: http://www.secondstep.org/early-learning-curriculum
The program also uses The Little Spot Curriculum by Diane Alber to support the social emotional growth of our students. The team has found The Little Spots characters are easy for the students to relate to as well as identify. https://www.dianealber.com/
The pre-k program uses the expanding expression tool to support the organization of language. https://www.expandingexpression.com