The Weiss School
At the Weiss School, our early childhood program includes Junior and Senior Preschool to accommodate students in the 3 year-old and 4 year-old age ranges, respectively.
Each of our early learners is given the skills and support to blossom in a safe, nurturing learning environment while providing our children with the opportunities to develop in all areas, including cognitive, emotional, physical, and social.
Children at this level learn through play and social interaction. While some educators debate the value of play, we maintain that children learn valuable concepts and skills through imaginative as well as structured independent and cooperative play time.
For instance, consider the following skills that derive from learning through play:
Our Early Childhood teachers provide our earliest learners with a solid foundation in essential early literacy skills, such as pre-reading and pre-writing, along with practice in age appropriate concepts and processes.
The Weiss School philosophy begins with our youngest learners in our Early Childhood Center, incorporating and exceeding Palm Beach County Early Childhood and Palm Beach Gardens preschool program standards.
We integrate our curriculum across multiple fields, facilitating understanding and skill development for our early learners. As needed, our early childhood program implements advanced curriculum to facilitate and encourage gifted practices.
In addition, technology in our early childhood classrooms provides these early learners with the foundation to become technologically literate students, paving an early pathway toward acquiring 21st century skills.
The curriculum integrates five key areas of essential development for our youngest learners:
Our well-rounded program also embraces a thematic approach that enables children to explore and understand their environment as they develop communication and creativity skills. The program incorporates multiple learning activities within the following areas: