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What to Look for When Visiting Nursery Schools

Posted by Andrea Dominic Lubrano on Jan 22, 2018 4:45:21 PM

You want the best for your child—so what should you be looking for when you visit a nursery school? So much goes into a family’s final decision: Teachers, program, facilities, transportation, and cost, just to name a few.

Barring extraordinary circumstances, no parent would pick a school without visiting. It is important to have a sense of what is important before you visit, and to make sure you ask a consistent set of questions and make a consistent set of observations.

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Topics: Nursery School

Questions to Ask When Comparing Nursery Programs

Posted by Friends' Central School on Jan 22, 2018 4:08:38 PM

Enrolling your child in a nursery school program is an exciting new chapter for you and your family. At the same time, there is a lot to think about!

From church or synagogue programs to free-standing nursery programs and daycares, there are lots of programs to choose from, and many parents spend a lot of time evaluating the nursery programs available to their children. Every parent wants to choose the program that is the best fit for their child and their family. But compiling a shortlist of nursery programs is relatively easy so long as you ask the right questions; narrowing that list down to a final selection is much more challenging.

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Topics: Nursery School

Five Keys to Finding an Extraordinary Nursery Program for Your Child

Posted by Andrea Dominic Lubrano on Apr 13, 2017 9:57:51 AM

Beyond Academics

LS-kids-running-sm.jpgHappiness is key--happy students and happy teachers are at the core of a strong Nursery program. Nursery School is a child’s foundational school experience, and the best Nurseries will start by creating a classroom that welcomes students and their families into an environment that is loving, safe, and fun. Classrooms should be filled with opportunities to build academic and social skills through play and hands-on learning. When researching and choosing a Nursery School, parents should look for a program that partners with families to raise confident, creative, collaborative, and kind students who will have the tools they need to move into their school years confident, curious, and ready to learn.

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Topics: Child Education, Nursery School, Lower School

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