Ministry of Education’s Emergent Curriculum
This document focuses on the domains of development. Social, Emotional, Communication Language and Literacy, Cognitive and Physical. The document outlines the appropriate sequence in each area of development which is an important indication that the child is moving steadily along a sound developmental continuum.
With the child at the center of the focus, educators, families, and the environment all contribute to a child’s growth. This document focuses on the four foundational conditions that are important for children to grow and flourish: Belonging, Well-Being, Engagement, and Expression.
Teachers compare notes and observations in team planning sessions to decide which projects, materials would be best suited to children in their classes.
Partnerships with families and communities strengthen the ability of early childhood settings to meet the needs of young children.
Each child’s voice is heard in order to promote a balance between a sense of belonging to the group and a sense of self.
The way the Montessori approach is integrated in our curriculum is through:
Reggio Emilia Approach
The Reggio Emilia Approach is integrated through: