Top 3 Features of LWICD

Safety

Look What I Can Do Learning Center requires all staff to become certified in Infant/Child/Adult CPR, First Aid & AED. Maintenance checks are thoroughly performed on a weekly basis. We offer plentiful safety features including a safe room, pin code access, camera systems and more!

Cleanliness

Look What I Can Do Learning Center maintains a healthy and clean environment for your child! We have strict protocols for daily, weekly and monthly disinfecting of all surfaces, toys and play areas.

Education

Look What I Can Do Learning Center is indeed a learning center! We begin education with infants as young as 6 weeks and continue through to our School Age program. We conduct formal and informal assessments through out the year in all areas of development appropriate to the age of your child. Kindergarten Readiness is achieved and often exceeded in many areas. Communication is prevalent through out the years and our highest priority is to your child's care.



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Activity Experiences

Your child will be involved in developmentally appropriate activities through out the day. Children will enjoy the spacious classrooms filled with learning centers in which well qualified and knowledgeable staff provide personal attention during daily learning experiences.

Weekly activities include:

  • Morning Greeting Circle
  • Language & Literacy Experiences
  • Sensory Experiences
  • Science & Math Experiences
  • Music & Movement
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Planned Physical Development activities
  • Read-Aloud Time

And much more....

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Curriculum & Educational Programs

Children are joyful creatures. Our curriculum and resources are designated to tap into a child's nature and create a joyful experience from the first moments of the day until it is time to say goodbye. Our programs are filled with songs, music, hands-on materials and activities, chants, games, and make-believe designed to stimulate a child's imagination, helping make each day a wonderful one! All of the curriculum and programs are aimed at one thing: igniting the minds of young children by fostering their academic, social and emotional growth through purposeful lessons and materials that intentionally produce a positive outcome. Our comprehensive, research-based programs integrate instruction across developmental domains and early learning disciplines. They are aligned with the Head Start School Readiness Goals to ensure that your child's learning opportunities are optimized.

Early Learners (0-18 months)

Our infant curriculum is designed around the latest early brain research. It is a comprehensive program that optimizes key windows of opportunity to build strong foundations for little ones ages 0-18 months. Based on the latest early brain development research, this program offers easy-to-use activities emphasizing all developmental domains (language, cognitive, physical, social and emotional, approaches toward learning) and also features Conscious Discipline. The program is aligned to Head Start School Readiness Goals for Infants and offers complete support to equip caregivers to optimize the growth and development of the children in their care.

Adventurers (12-24 months)

Designed around the latest scientific early brain development research, this year-round program focuses on enhancing the simple joy of childhood while equipping caregivers to nurture curiosity through exploration. It incorporates Conscious Discipline and includes 52 weeks of activity choices. The program enhances the domains of learning: physical, cognitive, language and social-emotional which are intentional, integrated and child-centered and can easily be infused into daily routines, such as diaper changing, transitions and outdoor play. It encourages caregiver and child interactions to develop rich oral language connections and is designed with intention and purpose to move children forward in their development. Our program is designed to equip caregivers to foster essential growth, meet the needs of all learners, and embrace the joy of learning each day! All planned lessons are centered around developmental milestones and are aligned with the National Head Start School Readiness Goals.

Explorers (2 to 3 years)

Our Pre-School Prep continues with the curriculum components from before only adding additional lessons in oral language, concepts of print, comprehension, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge and writing. Great focus is put into social emotional development and understanding of Conscious Discipline.

Discoverers (3-4 years)

Our Pre-School program is created specifically for three-year-olds that reflect best practices in teaching and learning as outlined in developmentally appropriate learning outcomes. The program's developmental scope and sequence is rich in content and offers engaging experiences that promote measurable progress toward goals. It incorporates National Reading Panel foundation standards for early literacy success: oral language, concepts of print, comprehension, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge and writing as well as Conscious Discipline. This program will be combined with many of the features of the Pre-K curriculum to create streamline learning experience for all children ages 3-5. The children will also participate in Spanish class through out the year to give them cognitive flexibility and cultural awareness. The children will perform some concepts that they have learned at an end of school year recital.

Navigators & Travelers in Pre-K (4 to 5 years)

Our Pre-K curriculum is a year-round high quality, researched-based curriculum organized into ten skills domains and builds connections between and among all disciplines. In addition, the instructional models target strategies to ensure long term memory, alertness, and information processing based on brain science research. The program also incorporates STEM education, an approach to teaching and learning that integrates the content and skills of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It incorporates Conscious Discipline for increased social-emotional intelligence. All literacy instruction is based on the National Early Literacy Report to ensure a strong foundation for reading skills. Additional literacy support materials build phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, and vocabulary. The children will also participate in Spanish class through out the year to give them cognitive flexibility and cultural awareness. Children will complete Kindergarten Readiness skills with ease and many will be well advanced when entering their Kindergarten year. The children will perform some concepts that they have learned at an end of school year recital. The children going to Kindergarten will be honored at a graduation ceremony.

School Age Programs (Kindergarten to 8 years)

Our school age programs are a year around offering for kids of parents who need extended hours beyond traditional school hours. We offer transportation during the school year for the Brookland School District and provide all day care when school is not in session. Some children arrive in the early mornings and are taken to school on our safety inspected van. During the After School Program, the children get a snack, tutoring, outdoor play and social hour in centers. The Summer Program is open to children from all districts during the hours of 6am to 6pm Monday through Friday. We offer plentiful activities including special visitor events, water play, science experiments, obstacle courses and more. Since safety is always our #1 priority, all activities are held on the premises of Look What I Can Do Learning Center.