Edsmart Holistic Development Curriculum
The Edsmart HDC preschool curriculum is unique and child-centric. It has a CFF (Child First Focus) approach with a personalized learning objective to retrofit each child’s area of development. Furthermore, the assessments are milestone-driven to keep track of the child’s progress throughout the academic year. The HDC curriculum integrates age-appropriate technology and meets the requirements of new-generation children.
Holistic Development Curriculum (HDC) Preschool Curriculum
Daily routines are set to enable both the preschool teacher and the child to have a structured routine activity.
The HDC preschool curriculum enables teachers and children to build a strong, positive relationship. It promotes learning environments that are stimulating to meet inquisitive minds.
The detailed lesson plans are effortless to implement, as the manual comes with details like the materials required, clear and marked objective, elaborate description, mapped developmental outcome, and tagged KDA for each activity.
The HDC curriculum is fully integrated with kids’ learning apps and web tools to engage school parents with the child's learning process.
Curriculum: Available for Playgroup/Pre-Nursery, Nursery, LKG, and UKG children age groups.
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Edsmart HDC Curriculum for Kid's Holistic Development:
Playgroup : Age Group 2-3 years
The Playgroup / Pre Nursery Program is holistic, child-centric and an age appropriate curriculum that focuses on developing children's communication and language skills, creative expressions, physical abilities and well-being, personal, emotional and social development.
Playgroup / Pre Nursery Curriculum Focus Areas
Communication and language skills. Developing multiple intelligence (Logic, Word, Nature, People, and Picture). Physical skill development and well-being. Personal, Emotional and social development. Sensorial, ideas of exploration and investigating the world around them Forming relationships and connecting with the environment.
Nursery: Age Group 3-4 years
The Nursery Program takes on a cognitive, constructive and skill developing approach and thus our curriculum emphasizes on active child-centered learning experiences. The curriculum centers on children’s interests, curiosity and their natural quest for knowledge, which leads to experiences in exploration, investigations, discovery and active hands-on explorations.
Nursery Curriculum Focus Areas
The program reinforces upon children’s increasing competencies in language as a tool for learning and communications. Reading, phonetics and numeracy skills are introduced to promote the child’s emergent capacity of acquiring skills. Expectations for personal and social development continue to be prioritized, resulting in an even greater autonomy and independence, enhanced self-help skills, self-concept and confidence.
Junior KG: Age Group 4-5 years
The Junior KG / Kindergarten 1 children are more confident and articulate in using language in expressing and presenting their ideas. So this curriculum actively promotes purposeful vocabulary, reading and writing experiences through integrated learning experiences and projects. Children gain a better understanding of numeracy and mathematical concepts. Exposure to technology, awareness of environment and community, and physical skills are more enhanced and sophisticated in this stage of learning.
Junior KG /PP1 Curriculum Focus Areas
Cognitive development, acquisition of skills and concepts are actively promoted. Higher understanding of numeracy and mathematical concepts. Enhanced awareness of environment, community and physical skills. Personal and social development continues to be emphasised upon.
Senior KG: Age Group 5-6 years
The Senior KG / Kindergarten 2 Curriculum children are now more proficient in communication, reading and writing, and use these skills as a means to present ideas and knowledge as a tool for learning content, concepts and skills. They begin to develop a greater perspective and appreciation of large-scale environmental and community issues. With increased social and emotional maturity, children continue to work collaboratively in projects, engaged in critical thinking and meaningful explorations of ideas and concepts through problem solving, inquiry, investigations, and research at this stage of learning.
Senior KG /PP2 Curriculum Focus Areas
Children are independent, confident, articulate and creative thinkers who are appreciative of the world – and equipped with the life skills and attitudes that are prerequisites for school readiness and life success. Concepts through problem solving, inquiry, investigations, and research. Personal, Emotional and social development. With an increased social and emotional maturity, children continue to work collaboratively in projects, engaging in critical thinking and exploration.
Key Advantages of HDC Curriculum:
- Non-Franchise and No Royalty model.
- Low operational cost and High ROI.
- Believes in WIN-WIN business model.
- Fully aligned with Edsmart Preschool books.
- Age-appropriate and child-centric curriculum.
- ESM tool to manage the curriculum.
- Aligned with national and international framework.
- Globally aligned with 42 international key development areas.
- Fully integrated with state-of-the-art apps and tools.
- ESM tool captures the formative and summative assessment.
- Enriched with digital content for both teachers and students.
- Promotes life skill development and value-based learning
- Reports based on the individual developmental outcome like cognitive, sensorial, emotional, etc.
- Individual goals can be set based on the developmental reports. It is easy to share the child’s progress with parents and engage parents as partners.