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Based on Four Essential Research-Backed Components Designed to Give your Child the Innovation Advantage.

Young children are naturally wired with critical skills and mindsets that will make them successful in the future. Children are curious, have vivid imaginations, creative minds, are problem solvers and natural communicators. Unfortunately, as children grow, they are exposed to rigid ideologies and environments that inhibit those natural abilities, among them the judgment of ideas, fear of failure, and child-like imagination.
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Understanding Brain Development

Adults that understand how the early experiences shape the brain and how early brain development has a lasting impact on a child's ability to learn practice intentional routines. Our framework for learning starts with awareness of children’s natural capacities as learners and an understanding of brain development.
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The Maker Mindset of Empowered Teachers

Adults practicing Maker Mindsets is a precursor to teaching children our framework and creates a shift in the way we approach challenges, request feedback, and see ourselves as learners. The maker mindset of empowered teachers promotes growth mindset culture, risk-taking, reflection, and sharing. 

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Curriculum Framework

Our curriculum team has developed a proprietary curriculum  using maker-centered learning and design thinking in preschool as a framework for learning. Maker-Centered is a project designed by Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and offers a conceptual framework to introduce research-backed thinking routines that set children for success. Our Design Thinking preschool framework, inspired by Stanford University's D- School process introduces children to an empathy-driven problem solving process to connect both sides of the brain. 
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Family Partnerships

Our schools build strong partnership with parents to develop a mutual responsibility and provide consistency between the home and school environment. Parents of young children who understand that the first five years are the most critical years of a child’s life have a plan in place that incorporates intentional parenting strategies to prepare children for a world of constant change. Young Innovator's families have access to resources, activities at home, research papers, educational podcasts and blogs that reinforce the language, behaviors and thoughts that promote the maker mindset. 

Testimonials

This program is changing the way childcare is done. Innovative, empowering, and inspiring are just a few words to describe it. Excited to see how things change and improve for the children!

- Jennifer Alberson, Orlando Fl

Testimonials

This program is changing the way childcare is done. Innovative, empowering, and inspiring are just a few words to describe it. Excited to see how things change and improve for the children!

- Jennifer Alberson, Orlando Fl

Testimonials

This program is changing the way childcare is done. Innovative, empowering, and inspiring are just a few words to describe it. Excited to see how things change and improve for the children!

- Jennifer Alberson, Orlando Fl

Programs that Set the Foundation for Lifelong Learning

Young parents are looking for educational programs that prepare children for school and set the foundation for lifelong learning.  Our teachers have access to activity cards, lesson plans that integrate state standards and follow a scope a sequence, design thinking challenges and group activities organized by age group to give your child the Innovation Advantage.

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Infants and Toddlers

Experts agree that the primary need of infants and toddlers is emotional connection and responsive caregiving. Relationships are the foundation for curriculum implementation and learning, and responsive caregiving and individual caregiving routines build trust and strong emotional connections. Our infant/toddler program is designed to support teachers and involves three partners in the process: the infant’s readiness, the infant’s family members and the caregiver who forms a strong relationship with the family. 

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Older Toddlers (18-36 Months)

Our research-based curriculum is designed around early brain development research which places a special emphasis on social emotional development.   The program takes into account the fact that children develop at different developmental levels during the period of growth from 18-36 months of age. Our program allows teachers to individualize instruction based on your child’s assessment and adaptations based on a child’s language, culture, interests, motivation, and readiness. 
 

 

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Preschool Curriculum

Our preschool curriculum is a research-based interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates learning domains and works across disciplines and diverse content areas. Our lesson plans infuse differentiated instruction, 21st-century skills, STEAM learning, and principles of innovation, making and entrepreneurship.  By setting goals for each student we develop individual learning plans. 

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After School and Break Camps

The after-school standards are based on national research and best practices in the youth development and education fields.  Our after school curriculum helps children explore STEAM concepts, maker-centered learning using an interdisciplinary approach, reinforce school readiness skills and 21st century skills including collaboration, communication, creativity and problem solving.

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