Karin’s English Language Lounge provides native speakers of English an environment where they can feel home away from home and the parents rest assure that their children are learning by the Kindergarten Standard of the State of California. We at Karin’s Kids Academy pride ourselves with our wide array of materials that the children can benefit from and at the same time keeping in mind that they are small children and they need to be constantly stimulated through hands-on activities. Our all- English class is taught by a native American speaker, that will help your children evolve their language abilities in a natural way.

Materials such as “ Mighty Mind” , “ Shape Shuffle” , “ World Puzzles”, “ Interactive Alphabet and Wooden Puzzles “, “ Flash Cards with Numbers and Letters “ , “ Brain Quest”, “ Leapfrog Tag Jr. and Leapfrog Book Collection”, “Cat in the Hat books”, Bob the Builder, Elmo, Blue’s Clues and Baby Einstein DVD collections “ , “ Microscope and body part models” are just a few of our wide variety of materials that we use to help enrich the child and asses every child’s different need and learning strengths and weaknesses.

LANGUAGE

In kindergarten, students learn the foundational reading and English language arts skills that set them on the path to become lifelong readers, writers, and effective communicators.

  • Language Arts
  • Phonetic Awareness
  • Word Analysis
  • Word Recognition
  • Fluency
  • Listening and Speaking Strategies
  • Systematic Development
  • Speaking Applications

MATHEMATICS

Effective mathematics education provides students with a balanced instructional program. In such a program, students become proficient in basic computational skills and procedures, develop conceptual understandings, and become adept at problem solving.

  • Number Sense
  • Patterns
  • Ability to Sort and Classify Objects
  • Sense of Measurement
  • Concept of Time

SOCIAL STUDIES

The primary curriculum builds on this knowledge to develop an ever-expanding sense of place within the world. Children shall understand that being a good citizen involves acting a certain way, and that history relates to events, people, and places of other times.

Students understand that being a good citizen involves acting in certain ways.

  • Follow rules, such as sharing and taking turns, and know the consequences of breaking them.
  • Learn examples of honesty, courage, determination, individual responsibility, and patriotism in American and world history from stories and folklore.
  • Know beliefs and related behaviors of characters in stories from times past and understand the consequences of the characters' actions.

SCIENCES

Most children are natural scientists–they enjoy exploring, asking questions, playing with new objects, experimenting with different senses, observing, or using inventions to solve problems. In kindergarten, science teaching builds upon this innate curiosity by providing students the time, skills, and structures to formulate and investigate their questions.

Students know characteristics of mountains, rivers, oceans, valleys, deserts, and local landforms. “ The world around me “ – THEME.

Students know how to identify resources from Earth that are used in everyday life and understand that many resources can be conserved. “ A day in my life “- THEME.

VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

Kindergarten students dance, sing, act, and paint, exploring their world through their senses and improving their perceptual skills, so important to learning and performing in the arts.

  • DANCE
  • MUSIC
  • VISUAL ARTS
  • THEATRE

HEALTH

In kindergarten, students learn basic health concepts and skills. They learn how to plan nutritious meals and snacks and the importance of physical activity for good health. They learn that living things grow and about their own body parts and the five senses.

  • Nutrition and Physical Activity
  • Growth and Development
  • Injury Prevention and Safety

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For any questions or further details please contact:
Ana Stefan
0726 430 694