The term STEM was developed by the National Science Foundation in the early 2000’s as an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education.
Also called “grounding”, the simple act of walking barefoot offers many benefits that get overlooked by society telling us we “need to wear our shoes”.
In May we are introducing our final signature unit of the year—Water! Each age group will explore different bodies of water and the amazing scientific properties of this precious resource!
Did you know introducing kids to music helps them develop early language and literacy skills? Here are five ways music helps prepare kids’ brains to read and write.
At Georgetown Hill, the scope of learning is huge in March as children explore both the neighborhoods around them AND the great expanse of the universe.
It is important for parents and teachers to work as a team so home and school can feel more connected. Antidotally, teachers see amazing success when learning from school is reinforced at home and vice versa. Your child will certainly feel the impact and reap the benefits.
Georgetown Hill will be immersed in fairy tale worlds and folk tale traditions during the month of December!
For the past few decades, early childhood researchers across the county have been investigating what makes a preschool classroom “high-quality.”
The start of preschool is an exciting and joyful milestone in your family’s life, but certainly, it can come with anxiety and even some fear for both parents and kids. Here are some more tips about making it through those early weeks of school as tear-free as possible.