Show your children the verses to your most loved nursery rhymes and they’ll recall that them nursery school for kids the end of time. Please forward this error screen to sharedip-16015312811.
Please forward this error screen to 67. The teachers talk about how story plays out in the classroom in many different contexts: in the books they read and connecting them to the dramatic play, in imaginary worlds which emerge throughout the outdoor space, and in the archiving of the kids’ artwork and photos throughout the year to help them construct and connect with the narratives of their own lives. I have definitely not encountered this in any other school I have visited and am thrilled by it. We can easily argue that this time spent outdoors, actively looking for the story nature leaves for us to read along the creek is better than any teacher-manufactured activity in a classroom. If this is kindergarten preparedness, give me a heaping dose of it every single day.
We are in an urban forest and wildlife is not hard to find, but the wildlife we see is in perpetual danger from humans. Especially this vixen and here she was now, dead. She would have been more effective in killing the rats and mice the poison was intended for if she had been allowed to live. A not-for-profit corporation, our Cooperative School welcomes families of all races, colors, religions and national and ethnic origins without regard to sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status. We’ve been fostering young children’s independence, curiosity and love of learning in Rochester for more than 50 years! Our certified, highly trained staff has developed a unique curriculum that instills the value of life-long learning with children as young as two years old.
Parents are members of a non-profit, non-sectarian corporation that administers the school through an appointed board of trustees. That may sound scary, but it’s great! Parents have the opportunity to guide their child’s first school experience as they share in decision making and committee service. For information on the school structure, see the abbreviated description of committees document.