Bienvenidos to Chile

Infant Room

Social and Emotional Development

  • Recognizing and reaching out to familiar adults.
  • Expressing needs with body movement and expressions.
  • Watching and responding with other children.
  • Showing interest in being with others.
  • Mirroring both expression and feelings from others.
  • Begin to participate when adult attends to personal needs.
  • Celebrating differences among children and their families.

 

Physical Development

  • Learning to hold head up and follow sounds and movement.
  • Learning to roll over, sit, crawl, pull up and walk.
  • Grasping toys with whole hand and eventually using fingers.

 

Cognitive Development

  • Watching the actions of others.
  • Exploring objects and noticing how they react.
  • Attending to sights and sounds.
  • Exploring objects using five senses.
  • Demonstrating awareness of a problem.

 

Language Development

  • Showing interest in the speech of others.
  • Noticing Pictures.
  • Engaging in back and forth cooing.
  • Manipulating books when read to out loud.
  • Using facial expression along with movement and distinct cries or vocalizations to communicate.

 

Stay in Cuba

Continuity of Care Room - Young Toddler 1

 

Leadership Goals

 

Social and Emotional Development

  • Celebrating Diversity, differences among children and families.
  • Beginning to participate in group activities.
  • Having brief and or continuing play with other children.
  • Responding to emotions of others.
  • Begin to respond to verbal redirection.
  • Begin to apply strategies to manage own feelings.
  • Trying complex tasks with some success.

 

Physical Development

  • Increasing balance and coordination.
  • Walking up and down stairs with assistance.
  • Holding toddler crayons and learning to create marks on paper.
  • Learning to use and master kitchen utensils during meals and or activities.

 

Cognitive Development

  • Using objects in pretend play as they are used in real life.
  • Exploring ways to make things happen.
  • Experimenting with trial and error approaches to simple problems.
  • Using familiar objects in conventional ways.
  • Focusing on activities of choice.

 

Language Development

  • Speaking in two-word phrases.
  • Initiate conversations with few words.
  • Engage and appreciation with books while read out loud.
  • Recognizing that pictures tell a story.
  • Familiarizing and understanding simple multi word speech in English and Spanish.

 

Visiting Peru

Toddler 2 Room

 

Leadership Goals

 

Social and Emotional Development

  • Actively participating in group experiences.
  • Responding to other’s feeling and caring behavior.
  • Using words and expressing needs and feelings.
  • With increasing regularity understanding what behavior is expected.
  • Functioning with increasing comfort in a variety of learning environments.
  • Celebrating the differences among children and their families.

 

Physical Development

  • Grasping scissors and learning to cut paper.
  • Balancing while using arms and legs.
  • Attempting a variety of large muscle activities.
  • Using hand and eye coordination while doing increasingly complex tasks.

 

Cognitive Development

  • Using real and imaginary objects in pretend play.
  • Beginning to investigate the case when something unexpected happens.
  • Grouping objects with similar characteristics.
  • Carrying out very own plan for solving simple problems.
  • Continuing very own activities until own goal is reached.
  • Performing multi step tasks.

 

Language Development

  • Pretending to read a book.
  • Participating in conversations for two or more turns.
  • Using simple sentences and questions with three words or more.
  • Beginning to understand scribbling and print is useful when communicating.
  • Understanding complex and abstract words.

 

Viva Mexico

Final Destination - Preschool Room

 

Leadership Goals

 

Personal and Social Skills

  • Being able to partake in unfamiliar activities.
  • Participating in whole group activities.
  • Developing and Sharing Solutions.
  • Playing cooperatively with friends.
  • Identifying and expressing feelings, using words.
  • Offering help to peers.
  • Developing solutions to resolve conflicts.
  • Sustaining attention to a variety of self-selected tasks.
  • Inviting and celebrating the diversity among other children and families.

 

Physical Skills

  • Managing most aspects of dressing, eating and toileting.
  • Coordinating movements (running, jumping and balance).
  • Hand and eye coordination to manipulate with precision.

 

Cognitive Skills

  • Understanding and participating in conversations.
  • Experimenting and Observing and describing how effects vary.
  • Creating and describing simple patterns.
  • Understanding that the printed words in the books convey a story.
  • Trying several strategies to solve a problem.
  • Using at least two to three sentences to relate to a story or experience.
  • Understanding and participating in conversations.
  • Sequencing and making verbal comparisons on visible attributes.
  • Sorting on a basis of one attribute.

 

Expressing Creativity/Diversity

  • Engaging in cooperative role playing with friends.
  • Creating constructions that represent own ideas.
  • Creating art that represent own ideas.
  • Singing Simple songs along with attentive changes in music and language.