Comprehensive progress reports are distributed throughout the year to communicate each child’s academic, physical and social progress. These reports are in-depth insights and are written to monitor a student’s progress throughout the school year.
Language and literacy development during this time is crucial for a child’s education
The staff at OIC acknowledges how important this time is for growth and development; and we will diligently work with your child to assist them in establishing healthy educational habits, that will follow them a lifetime.
Our dedicated teaching staff, focuses on the fundamentals to create a solid foundation for your child. Letter recognition, phonetic understanding, letter understanding, sound matching, and even the introduction to site words are a small component to what we do to enrich your child’s learning; therefore OIC uses the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt series curriculum to develop the entire child; mind and body
Our teachers will develop the entire child; mind and body.
- Cognitive Development: Understands cause and effect, recognizes senses, recalls shapes and describes the daily weather
- Communicative Development: Able to write name, recall favorite items, give simple directions.
- Physical Development: Eats with utensils, begins to use Princer Grasp, begins to climb and play on playground equipment
- Social Skill Development: Asks simple questions, follows routine tasks, maintains friendships within class
Through the Language Arts curriculum, OIC takes a holistic approach to fundamentals such as letter recognition, phonetic understanding, letter writing, sound matching, and the introduction to developmentally appropriate sight words.
Learning through play is one of our many goals; Houghton Mifflin Math focuses on games and other activities to assist your child in becoming excited about Math. Through problem solving and other applications, your child is learning concepts to apply later in life.
Our preschool students are offered piano lessons twice a week as part of our extensive curriculum. Research has shown that offering music benefits students by offering a method of self-expression not expressed in language alone. Knowledge of the arts is a vital part of learning, and the staff at OIC believes offering this component is important to the development of the imagination; and will assist in literacy and communication development as well