The Dual Language Program Curriculum of Warraphat School
It gives us great pleasure to introduce you to The Dual Language Program for Preschool, our research-based curriculum. It features exploration and discovery as a way of learning, enabling children to develop confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills. The Dual Language Program for Preschool is based on 5 essential topics for learning development 1) Myself 2) My Family 3) My School 4) My Community 5) Things Around Me.
These topics are fully aligned with the Thai national preschool curriculum and Warraphat School Kindergarten curriculum and state early learning standards, and integrated into each and every one of the comprehensive collection of resources that makes up the curriculum. Also, this curriculum is assuring the 7 learning experiences 1) Physical Health and Motor Development 2) Language Literacy and Communication 3) Understanding Physical and Natural Environment 4) Values Development 5) Socio-Emotional Development 6) Mathematics 7) Aesthetic Development. Educators can be confident that they are meeting important early learning standards every day, even while bringing their own creativity and expertise into daily planning.
The circles signifies the system of how Kindergarten Dual Language Program is to be employed. The interlocked ellipses represent the learning domains that have to be nurtured and equally imparted to holistically develop children. It also forms a flower that portrays the gradual unfolding but steady development, as is expected of every child.
The child is seen as being in the process of blossoming – like a flower bud whose development should not be forced lest it lose its chance to fully mature. The domains are enclosed by the Learning Areas children will meet in next level onward, for which they are being prepared. The outermost layer indicates the Curricular Themes upon which the Kindergarten Curriculum Guide (KCG) or the Teacher’s Guide is designed. It has been crafted using the thematic or integrative approach to curriculum development in a spiraling learning process. This approach employs integrative and interactive teaching-learning strategies as well as child-centered learning experiences.
What’s more, the curriculum also offers daily opportunities to individualize instruction by helping teachers meet the needs of every learner, with a particular focus on English language development. The Dual Language Program has always offered teachers valuable insight into the most current research and best practices for early childhood education.
- Aesthetics and Creative Expression
- Environmental Awareness
- Language and Literacy
- Physical Health Motor Skills Development
- Self and Social Awareness
- Moral and Values Education
- Speech & Drama
- Fun Science experiments
- Science Discovery
- Outdoor Experiential Learning ( Social outreach, field trips etc.)
- Right Brain Training
- Chinese Calligraphy
- Warraphat School Kindergarten Curriculum
- Creative and Critical Thinking Skills