Evaluating Local Kindergarten Programs

evaluating elementary schools in mclean va
Whether you've just moved to McLean with a kindergartener or your little one is getting ready for a kindergarten program, choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you'll make. Since there are so many schools in and around McLean, VA , the search can seem overwhelming at times. The key to finding the right school is to stay focused on your child's needs and what you're hoping he or she will get out of their education. Evaluating a Kindergarten Program's Class Size For many parents, class size is one of the most important factors in choosing a school. If there are fewer children in your child's class, there are more opportunities for your child to get one-on-one attention from the teacher. This is important if your child is struggling AND if your child is flourishing in certain subjects. With a smaller class size,...
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Before Montessori School: Bringing Baby Up the Montessori Way

Many parents wish to incorporate Montessori methods into their child's life before he or she turns three and is eligible to be enrolled in  Montessori School . Here are a few things mothers and fathers might consider doing in order to begin their babies' Montessori lifestyle right away.  Freedom and Independence Offer your baby freedom to explore his or her surroundings. Exploration leads to discovery and learning. Create a safe environment for your little one by covering outlets, anchoring tall furniture to the walls, and putting sharp (or otherwise unsafe) objects out of reach. Place your child's mattress on the floor and forgo the crib. This gives baby the opportunity to get up and play in the morning without needing to call out for mom and dad. Baby gates, play yards, and other "baby cages" should be avoided whenever possible. Speak To Them Talk to your little guy or girl...
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Looks like March is coming in like a lion! Due to inclement weather, Brooksfield will have a delayed opening tomorrow, Friday, March 1, 2019. Extended Day will open at 9am and school will begin at 10am. Carpool will start at 9:45. There will be NO AM FCPS bus runs. Drive safely everyone!

 

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