Uno Dos Tres Academy follows a Developmentally Appropriate Philosophy, that is, the program is guided by the needs of the children that it serves. Children are taught in a manner that matches the way they develop and learn. Children are challenged just beyond the level of their present ability and are given opportunities to practice newly acquired skills. Along with opportunities to learn through play and social interaction, children are provided with the skills that will allow them to excel in the Spanish language later in life. Following are the five guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Practice that Uno Dos Tres Academy follows.
Following are the five guidelines for Developmentally Appropriate Practice that Uno Dos Tres Academy follows;
Create a caring community of learners. UDT values the uniqueness of every child, teacher, and family. We know that to create a positive environment, we must maintain an open-door policy for communication between parents, staff, and children.
Teach to enhance development and learning. UDT strives to achieve an equal balance between guiding children’s learning, while following a child-centered approach.
Construct appropriate curriculum. UDT adjusts themes, incorporates new materials, and creates curriculum to enhance each child’s full potential.
Assess children’s learning and development. UDT recognizes the importance of assessments, therefore, we put a lot of effort into aiding in the overall cognitive, social, physical, and mental development of each child.
Establish mutually beneficial relationships with families. UDT provides high quality care and education for all children, by recognizing, appreciating, and respecting the uniqueness and potential of every child and family.