Teaching Philosophy & Our Curriculum
As a Step Up to Quality 3-Star rated program, Days of Discovery’s qualified and specially trained teachers develop lesson plans utilizing The Creative Curriculum, our identified curriculum. Lesson plans are based upon on-going observation and assessment, with the individual child in mind. Every lesson plan, Infants through PreK, is aligned with Ohio’s Early Learning and Development Standards. Schoolage lesson plans are aligned with Ohio’s K-12 Standards.
Days of Discovery is committed to offering educational programs that encourage children to learn, to understand, to think and to discover through developmentally appropriate activities. Our goal is to nurture growth, challenge minds and enrich lives. By providing each child with opportunities to exercise their curiosity, we will contribute to their total awareness of themselves, their peers, and their world.
Days of Discovery is committed to supporting your child’s successful early development and learning. Our dedicated and professionally trained teachers will create rich, warm environments and plan individualized activities, supporting your child in all developmental domains – Approaches to Learning, Social/Emotional, Language and Literacy, Physical Well-being, and Motor and Cognition and General Knowledge, including Math, Science and Social Studies. Successful outcomes during crucial early years support positive attitudes and optimum achievement in a child’s later formal education. Days of Discovery provides children:
· Hands-on experience for language and vocabulary development
· Opportunities to express ideas and feelings
· Opportunities to develop and encourage intellectual curiosity
· Multicultural education integrated into all age levels
· Opportunities to express creativity
· Opportunities to explore, experience and discover