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Early Childhood Program
 
 
Union County School District
Early Childhood Program
 
 
Kids enrolled in pre-k programs aren’t just learning how to recognize letters and numbers; they are also learning critical social skills and the importance of working independently in the classroom. Through high-quality pre-k programs, they develop the confidence to take on more advanced classroom work. Many children struggle with social skills and behavioral problems in kindergarten. Pre-kindergarten programs are essential in teaching kids the social skills they need for later grades, not just the academic skills.
·      Each one of the Union County Schools have a pre-school program
·      The program is tuition based.
·      The cost is $200 per month
·      Contact the school administrator if interested
 Each pre K program in Union County follows the standards provided by Mississippi Department of Education.  Attached is a link to access the standards:
 https://districtaccess.mde.k12.ms.us/curriculumandInstruction/EarlyChildhood/4-year-old-standards.pdf
 
Curriculum
We Can! Program
The program focuses on the following:
 1. Classroom Management We Can! Manage the Early Childhood Classroom is an essential prekindergarten classroom management system that helps teachers create a “best practice” environment by focusing on behavior management and classroom organization.
2. Phonological Awareness We Can! Letter Sounds & Strokes is a comprehensive phonics program that develops phonological and phonemic awareness, letter-sound/symbol relationships, and alphabetic knowledge through memory games, computer activities, and other fun lessons.
3. Pre-Writing We Can! I Can Draw is a pre-writing program that uses art activities to engage young students and help them develop fundamental skills for printing letters and numerals while teaching how to listen and follow directions.
 
Websites for Pre - K Students
http://www.starfall.com
http://www.fisher-price.com
http://nickjr.com
http://www.abcteach.com
http://gamequarium.com

 

 

 
  
 

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