Early Childhood Curriculum Extends Whole-Child Approach to Kindergarten

Teaching Strategies, the creator of The Creative Curriculum®, has developed a kindergarten course of study focused on child-driven science and social studies topics that integrate math and literacy skills through play, hands-on activities, and center-based work.

BETHESDA, Md. (May 16, 2017) – Early-childhood advocates have been concerned for some time that the academic expectations of elementary school are filtering down to kindergarten.

Now, there’s a bit of pressure from the other direction. Teaching Strategies, the Bethesda, Md.-based creator of a project-based preschool curriculum called The Creative Curriculum®, has created a kindergarten course of study that it says will bring back the play, hands-on activities and center-based work that has started to disappear from some classrooms.

The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten was piloted in fall 2016 in more than 50 public and private kindergarten classrooms in Alabama, Alaska, New York City, and Washington…

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About Teaching Strategies: With ground-breaking solutions and a strong belief that a child’s first 8 years form a critical foundation for school success, Teaching Strategies has been an advocate for the early education community for nearly 30 years. Today, Teaching Strategies provides curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs across the country. Its award-winning products like The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool and widely-adopted assessment solutions like GOLD® reach over 2 million children each year. To learn why thousands of early childhood programs and many states choose to partner with Teaching Strategies to help ensure children’s success in school and in life, visit teachingstrategies.com and follow us on Twitter @TeachStrategies.

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