Szetela Early Childhood School 

Daily Classroom Activities

At Szetela School

 

Our school is a integrated language based preschool program that services young children with special needs and their peers.  Classrooms are set up as learning centers in which highly qualified and knowledgeable teachers facilitate learning, communication, and socialization.  We use a multi-sensory approach.  Children are encouraged to experiment and explore, using the provided materials, to solve problems and make their own discoveries.  The program implements curriculum that meets all the Massachusetts Common Core for Preschool.  The curriculums used foster cognitive, fine motor, gross motor, and social/emotional development.

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Our students are extremely busy during a school day.  Each classroom's schedules are arranged differently but they all participate in the same activities.

 

Literacy Time-                   

Students participate in listening to stories read aloud, large and small group language based activities, and organized center based activities meeting the Massachusetts Common Core Standards.

Math Time-

Students participate in large and small group activities and organized center based activities meeting the Massachusetts Common Core Standards.

Physical Education-                         

Twice a week the students enjoy our inside or outside gym areas.  Three times a week our students participate in music and movement activities in the classroom.  During these times, the students participate in organized activities as well as some independent play.

Snack-

The students enjoy a snack time together while learning is still taking place.  The students develop their social skills and literacy skills while conversing with each other and the staff.

Learning Centers-

Students have the opportunity to participate in small group, teacher directed activities, as well as some choice activities where the students have opportunities to explore items and use their imaginations independently.

Rest Time-

Full day students have a short rest time factored in their schedules to rejuvenate them.

Lunch-

Full day students have a scheduled time to enjoy their lunches.

 



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66 MACEK DRIVE, CHICOPEE, MA 01013
TEL: 413-594-3597, FAX: 413-594-3596

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