Edsmart Holistic Development Planner
Edsmart’s pedagogy nurtures the child’s natural ability while providing a stimulating environment that promotes development areas like Cognitive, Language, Sensorial, Social, Emotional, Physical, and Aesthetic.
IIt also focuses on experiential learning through which the child learns valuable lessons. The little ones are positively inspired through activities that instill learning in little ones.
Curriculum: Available for Playgroup/Pre-Nursery, Nursery, LKG, and UKG children age groups.
Holistic Development Planner (HDP) Preschool Curriculum
The HDP preschool curriculum focuses majorly on teaching practices that are domain-specific and effective at supporting positive outcomes for the child. They develop an urge among children to innovate during their learning process and make them able to derive a conclusion from the same. There is a need for a methodology that aims to bring a tangible result to the planning and assessment of a project.
The HDP Preschool Curriculum Kit Includes:
The HDP preschool curriculum is aligned with 42 global Key Developmental Areas.
Detailed Lesson Plans and Academic Planners
The HDP preschool curriculum includes detailed lesson planners and an academic planner.
Teacher Training and Academic Support
Teacher training is included for effective implementation of the curriculum and ongoing academic support.
Edsmart HDP Preschool Curriculum's Child First Focus:
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 HDP Curriculum:
- Non-Franchise and No Royalty model.
- Low operational cost.
- Believes in WIN-WIN business model.
- Fully aligned with Edsmart Preschool books.
- Age-appropriate and child-centric curriculum.
- Globally aligned with 42 international key development areas.
- Aligned with national and international framework.
- Research-based and scientifically designed.
- Includes Child Assessment and Observation Logs
- Focus on academic and non-academic activities
- Promotes life skill development and value-based learning
- Ensures holistic development in children
- Teacher training