About our Kindergarten Groups

In our weekly groups, students will...
  • review, practice, and extend what students are learning in their kindergarten classroom. 

  • build confidence to develop a love of reading, writing, and math in a fun, motivating, and structured environment.

  • develop strong phonological awareness through blending, segmenting, identifying syllables in a word, identifying the beginning sound in a word, and rhyming.

  • gain a strong foundation of phonics with a focus on letter recognition, letter sound recognition, decoding, phoneme substitution, phoneme deletion, and identification of high frequency words.

  • build a strong foundation in reading by developing strong pre reading skills, strategies to strengthen comprehension, vocabulary, and the ability to demonstrate comprehension of text by orally retelling.

  • build confidence as a writer by understanding the elements of the writing process to compose a text using letter-sound correspondence.  

  • use correct letter formation and pencil strokes to write each letter.

  • build a strong foundation of number sense skills to understand the relationships between numbers with a focus on 1 to 1 correspondence, recognizing and writing numbers to 20, and composing and decomposing sets.

  • develop the important foundation of basic math skills with a focus on patterns, sorting/categorizing, geometry, graphing, measurement, and personal financial literacy.   

  • develop strategies to solve simple addition and subtraction problems in meaningful ways.

About our Classical Learning Kinder Groups

In our weekly groups, students will implement the curriculum stated above, in addition to...
  • provide a learning environment that is consistent with the classical learning approach

  •  use classical literature to develop a love for and strong foundation in reading

  • use phonograms to build a strong foundation in pre-reading skills, and reinforce phonetic reading and spelling

  • use songs, chants, poems, and rhymes to reinforce proper grammar

  • use correct formation and pencil strokes to write each number

  • become stronger and more confident mathematicians by engaging with hands on materials

  • learn social/emotional skills to understand and manage their emotions, reactions, and relationships

  •  build upon their own curiosity and wonder through exploration activities