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Preschool education and its role in brain development

Thursday, October 05, 2017
Posted 15 days ago

Preschool education and its role in brain development - blog post image

There has been a global movement advocating the importance of Early Childhood Education. At Early Foundations, we provide Early Childhood Education both within the daycare and preschool program. The primary difference is that the daycare program's curriculum has more time available to master some of the skills, knowledge and attitude that may otherwise be complemented through parental instruction. The preschool program is of a shorter duration, but is more streamlined and arranged to instill age-appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes that are neccessary for a successful future and encouraging a play-based learning method. [...]

Emergent Curriculum: Play, Participation and Possibilities

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Posted 28 days ago

Emergent Curriculum: Play, Participation and Possibilities - blog post image

The direction of Alberta's child care framework for early learning is centred around an Emergent Curriculum approach. In particular, it deals with one of the most effective methods to aid in the development of daycare-aged children so that they will become successful in the future.  [...]

From childcare to Educational Success

Friday, September 22, 2017
Posted 29 days ago

From childcare to Educational Success - blog post image

Parents whose children attend our centre regularly display interest in learning how we can prepare, or at least provide some support, to their child for success in schooling. Being proactive in addressing school readiness in a child shows interest on the part of the parent and something we are passionate about. [...]

The role of children's physical activity at Early Foundations

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Posted 30 days ago

The role of children's physical activity at Early Foundations - blog post image
Everyone needs to be physically active, but ensuring children get a head-start in being active is of particular importance. Children who engage in regular physical activity develop improved gross-motor skills so that their arms and legs are stronger and agile. Also, playing a variety of sports or engaging in free play develops muscle memory and improves coordination. The benefits of physical activity are not evident just at a young age but contribute towards a love of being active throughout life.

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