At the Kehillah School child-centered emergent learning is provided in a Jewish context, which brings together the best of two worlds for children and their families.
Our educational objective is to provide our students with a love of learning, a forum for curiosity, respect for the individual spirit, and a foundation of Jewish ethics, morals and values. The Classrooms reflect the philosophy of the school, and early childhood best practices are evident in each of the learning centers: Science, Math, Art, Dramatic Play, Block Play, Cozy Corner/ Library to foster an understanding in, and exposure to:
Our program runs on a grade schedule.
A developmentally appropriate curriculum focuses on nurturing the whole child; social, emotional, cognitive, and physical needs. Using thoughtful observations of every child, learning experiences are developed by the teachers to meet every child’s developmental needs and interests. Providing a developmentally appropriate curriculum means we are meeting children where they are, providing opportunities for challenges and individual growth at a pace which is appropriate for that individual child. Our curriculum balances emergent and child-initiated approaches to learning through play.