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I am struggling with the choice of an academic preschool where my son is currently enrolled which has Spanish, science, math/computer, fun and fitness, and English lessons (with specialized teachers) vs a play based curriculum. Which is better or does it even matter? My son is extremely bright but I worry that it's a bit much for his age. He will be ready for first grade before he's 5. Thoughts???
SuperTeacher On 8/18/16, Nicole wrote: > I am struggling with the choice of an academic preschool > where my son is currently enrolled which has Spanish, > science, math/computer, fun and fitness, and English > lessons (with specialized teachers) vs a play based > curriculum. Which is better or does it even matter? My > son is extremely bright...See More
Aug 19, 2016
Flacka I have taught both preK and Kindergarten for many years. Kindergarten is now what first grade used to be with all or nearly all of the day spent in academics. Assuming both preschools are high quality I would choose the play-based program.

He is only 4 and has many,many years of academics ahead but little time for socialization and discove...See More
Aug 20, 2016
DAP lover I 100&37; agree with Flacka. Go for play-based. Believe it or not, your child might learn MORE in that atmosphere.

On 8/20/16, Flacka wrote: > I have taught both preK and Kindergarten for many years. > Kindergarten is now what first grade used to be with all or nearly > all of the day spent in academics. Assuming both preschoo...See More
Aug 20, 2016
maureen On 8/18/16, Nicole wrote: > I am struggling with the choice of an academic preschool > where my son is currently enrolled which has Spanish, > science, math/computer, fun and fitness, and English > lessons (with specialized teachers) vs a play based > curriculum. Which is better or does it even matter? My > son is extremely bright...See More
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