The JumpStart Philosophy
These hands-on activities are structured and each serve a purpose in your child’s learning development. We believe that children are unique and each have differing learning styles, which is why we also incorporate music, drama, as well as the traditional method of paper and pencil into our daily activities. These activities are taught one-on-one as well as in groups. With an all rounded teaching approach, your child will receive quality education which will ensure success throughout the year and beyond.
– (The Albert Shanker Institute (2009). Preschool Curriculum: What’s in It for Children and Teachers? Washington, D.C.: The Albert Shanker Institute)
Problem Solving Skills
Scaffolding Printing Skills
Understanding the unique letter sounds is a key learning principle that children at a young age can easily grasp with the proper instruction from a qualified professional. Our focus is on letter sounds and understanding that each sound is represented by a letter which, when put together, creates a word. Young children are excited to learn new things, and absorb information like little sponges when provided with opportunities to do so!
We also do not teach the alphabet letters in order but rather in a way that scaffolds their printing skills. We use a technique created by Alberta Health Services that provides students with an effective way of learning to print letters correctly while learning their sounds simultaneously. These approaches equip your child with the skills needed to ensure educational success when entering school.
Reading & Writing
The JumpStart Curriculum
All our locations implement the proprietary JumpStart curriculum. All our Educator’s follow proven and research based lesson plans and add their own unique teaching style