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Our preschool program is aligned to the Illinois Early Learning Standards, which help guide our curriculum (knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be taught), classroom setup, and teaching strategies.

Below, you will find links to the Early Learning Standards, as well as to the curriculum models we use to assist children to accomplish important learning goals.

Illinois Early Learning Standards:

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Everyday Mathematics: Pre-Kindergarten

http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/pre-k/goals/

Rowland Reading Foundation: Happily Ever After

http://www.superkidsreading.org/happily-ever-after/index.php

Articles on the Importance of Play in the Life of a Young Child

Play in the Early Years: allianceforchildhood.org, May 2007

http://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/importanceofplay.pdf