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April 28, 2014

Our Teaching Approach & Philosophy

Halsey Schools Core Philosophies Children learn and develop by doing Children learn best through interactive hands-on activities in a structured yet flexible environment. Play is an important part of learning. Passive screen activities (TV, iPads, Tablets, Smart Phones…) should be almost non-existent in preschool. A mix of open ended, structured and free-play activities help children […]

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April 24, 2014

Nursery Rhymes – May

Nursery Rhymes help children develop: reading skills. Nursery Rhymes help children develop: reading skills. When we point to the words as we read them, children learn that reading goes from left to right.  They learn that letters make words, words make sentences and sentences makes stories. As children memorize these stories through repetition, they begin to understand […]

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March 22, 2014

Nursery Rhymes – April

The repetition of Nursery Rhymes helps your child develop language skills. When preschoolers listen to nursery rhymes, they begin to learn how vowel and consonant sounds go together to make words and how words go together to make sentences. When they begin reciting the rhymes/poems they’ll copy the readers volume, pitch, inflection and mannerisms. Nursery Rhymes […]

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