Children at AL-Huda Academy are surrounded by Professional Teachers who are able to provide them with safe environment and experiences that promote growth and learning, and allow them to reach their full potential during their early years.
Approaches to Learning
• Pondering, processing and applying experiences
• Curiosity, information-seeking and eagerness
• Risk-Taking, problem solving and flexibility
• Persistence , attentiveness and responsibility
• Imagination, creativity and invention
• Aesthetic Sensibility
Emotional and Social Development
• Developing a sense of self
• Developing a sense of self with others
• Health and physical development
• Self- Care
• Safety awareness
• Develop small and large muscle control and coordination
• Explore and engage in activities that enhance hand-eye coordination.
• Recognize and eat nutritious foods
• Develop an awareness of personal health and fitness
Language Development and Communication
• Receptive Language
• Understand and use a growing vocabulary
• Develop familiarity with sounds in words
• Help children discriminate sounds in spoken language, comprehend and use language for multiple social and cognitive purposes
• Attend to language for longer periods of time as when books are read, people are telling stories and during conversation.
• Expressive Language
• Use language as a part of pretend play
• Initiate and engage in conversation and use language to establish and maintain relationships
• Ask questions and make comments related to the topic of discussion
• Use verbal and non-verbal language to communicate for multiple purposes
Foundations for Reading
• Show an interest in books, other print, and reading related activities
• Enjoy listening to and discussing storybooks, simple information books, and poetry read aloud.
• Independently engage in reading and writing behaviors
• Develop vocabulary and comprehension through discussing books, relating personal experiences to events described in familiar books and imitating the special language in story books and dialogues
• Be aware of print and understand that it carries a message by recognizing and creating it in different forms and for a variety of functions
• Hold a book upright while turning pages one by one from front to back and run their finger under or over print as they pretend to read a familiar book.
• Understand some basic print conventions (e.g., concept of letter, concept of word).
• Learn to identify their name and some letters of the alphabet and understand that letters function to represent sounds in written and spoken words.
• Make some sound-to-letter matches, using letter name knowledge
• Play with the sounds of language, learning to identify and then create rhymes, attending to the first sounds in words.