About our curriculum
Creative Curriculum and the Project Approach provide the framework of Discovery’s curriculum, which is aligned with the Illinois Early Learning Standards.
Creative Curriculum highlights developmentally appropriate practice, meaning children learn through “hands on” experiences. Materials, activities, and the subject matter are appropriate to the age, abilities, and interests of the children. There are numerous learning opportunities each day highlighted by center time, large group learning experiences, small group activity, and outside fun.
Amazing learning takes place as teachers and children research together topics of interest to the class. Classes engage in an in-depth study of their topics. Examples of projects that have developed in classes include castles, trees, bugs, pizza, and pets.