Just Plane Kids practices Developmentally Appropriate Practices including Alignment of California Preschool Learning Foundations (Common Core State Standards) for toddler/ preschool and kindergarten including NAEYC Standards. Curriculum is also influence by Reggio Emilia approach. Children are observed on on-going bases in all aspects of their developmental areas and the first evaluation takes place upon completion of 45 days. Based on the observations, teachers hold two parent/teacher conferences a year and/or as needed to discuss your child's progress/challenges.
As of September, 2010, JPK has included Ages and Stages Questionnaires (ASQ-3 Ages 3ed Edition) into our practices and ASQ are done twice a year: first one is done upon entry of the child and second one is done after six month of enrollment. This process will help all parties (teachers, parents/caregiver) to keep track of your child's developmental growth, as well as help make appropriate referrals if necessarily. Our curriculum, although it will vary depending on age, is guided by the following underlying principles:
Classrooms have different stations in the classroom and children are encouraged to learn the following from different stations: