Discovery School is a campus that exemplifies tolerance, growth, advancement and a strong belief in the child. Our school attracts a diverse student body representing many ethnic backgrounds, countries, religions and cultures. And all these diversities are enthusiastically celebrated. The curriculum is international in its heritage and focus, and is used to promote global understanding and peace.
Practical life enhances the development of task organization and cognitive order through care of self, care of the environment, exercise of grace and courtesy and coordination of physical movement. Daily life exercises include tasks such as hand washing, preparing food, and washing dishes.
The sensorial area enables the child to order, classify, and describe sensory impressions in relation to length, width, sound, smell, color, pitch, etc.
Language Arts includes oral language development, written expression, reading, the study of grammar, creative dramatics, and children’s literature. Basic skills in writing and reading are developed through the use of sandpaper letters, alphabet cutouts, and various presentations allowing the children to link sounds and letter symbols. Our program is phonics-based.
Mathematics makes use of manipulative materials to enable the child to internalize concepts of number, symbol, sequence, operations, and memorization of basic facts.
Cultural activities expose the child to basics in geography, history and life sciences. Music, art and movement education are part of the integrated cultural curriculum.