Eagle View Learning Center Prides itself in offering a S.T.E.M. based educational program.
Our curriculum follows Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines Academic standards are built into the Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines, which describe the trajectory of children's learning and development from birth, to age eight.
A Creative & Holistic Approach.
They include a broad description of your child's growth to ensure a holistic approach to creating positive early childhood environments.
Colorado Preschool Program staff developed these support documents to help link the new Colorado preschool academic standards with the early childhood best practices that are already present in high quality early childhood care and education settings.
Hands on with interactive S.T.E.M. learning.
Colorado Preschool Academic Standards Support:
•Weekly project learning activities that include your child observing, documenting, hypothesizing, and forming conclusions.
•Expanded art activities with various mediums.
•Daily music, movement, and dramatic arts programs.
•Science areas to investigate, explore, and experience science in a hands-on way. We do weekly science experiments and observations.
•Technology includes incorporating simple machines with gears, wheels, and pulleys.
•Engineering includes building with various materials.
•Math experiences include counting, sorting, graphing, patterns, sequencing, scales and more.
•Literacy includes plays, interactive felt books, early writing skills, and recognizing letters.
We are confident that no other child care center in Mesa County has as extensive of a S.T.E.M. curriculum as Eagle View Learning Center.
We are the 1st full day program to focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at this age.
What is S.T.E.M.?Early childhood education should tap into children's natural curiosity and give them ample opportunities to be active participants in their own learning. Natural settings offer children unlimited opportunities to explore and investigate, helping them build S.T.E.M. skills that create a solid foundation for future learning.
Science activities include exploring water and sand, comparing and contrasting natural materials (like rocks and soil), rolling balls across the room, and looking through a magnifying glass to count how many legs are on the bug that was caught during outdoor play.
Technology activities include computerized gadgets, but also incorporate identifying simple machines like gears, wheels, and pulleys.
Engineering activities in preschool happen in the block area. Children plan and design structures every day with little teacher direction.
Math activities include counting, matching shapes, and making patterns. Measuring is made easy too, especially with unit blocks where two of one size equal one of the next size up.
(Excerpts taken from these resources: NAAEE's Early Childhood environmental education programs, Children and Nature Network, Stem Sprouts)