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Big Apple Academy, Brooklyn NY: The Big Apple Academy is a private, co-educational, independent K-12 school located in Brooklyn, New York. We offer educational programs for kindergarten, elementary school, junior high (middle) school and high school. Our school occupies two modern facilities located in the Gravesend area of Brooklyn.
Big Apple Academy offers the following education programs:
- Elementary School (Grades K-5) - Junior High School (Grades 6-8) - High School (Grades 9 - 12)
- Foreign Language: We emphasize on Russian language and literature.
- Writing: Skills for correct writing, observing spelling and grammar.
- Mathematics: Children at the Big Apple Academy weigh, measure, build, and work with a wide range of hands-on materials to get acquainted with both numerical and spatial relationships. Students of upper grades are taught advanced Mathematics and Algebra.
- English Literature: A full course of English Literature: from ancient sagas to contemporary writers.
- Science: The Science course comprises Earth Science and Computer Science, delivering profound knowledge in both.
- Social Studies: Our course of Social Studies is tightly tied with Science, which allow our students to get better understanding of it beyond the standard public school program.
- Music Appreciation: Music Appreciation is a course which fosters the appreciation of music in theory and basic vocal training in practice.
- Art Appreciation: Study of the renowned painters and their heritage, as well as basics of applied painting.
Gold Material Montessori School - East Village Branch
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Gold Material Montessori School in the East Village, NYC, offers a high quality preschool education for children ages 2 to 6. Conveniently located in Alphabet City, between East 3rd and East 4th Streets, we provide full-day and half-day Montessori child care programs for 2, 3, or 5 days per week. All classes are mixed-age and children are grouped by their developmental levels.
Our safe and nurturing environment develops each child's unique qualities and potential. Our individualized educational approach prepares children for school and helps them to thrive socially. Our curriculum is engaging and includes variety of stimulating developmental materials that encourages a love for lifelong learning and continuous exploration of the world. Programs match parents’ schedules and meet their budgets.
Gold Material Montessori Schools also have branches in the Bensonhurst area of southwest Brooklyn and the Kips Bay area of Midtown Manhattan.
Town House International School (T.H.I.S) is a non-profit, licensed pre-school in the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. We offer an enriching pre-school program that incorporates language, science, math, play, computers, music-and-movement and arts in a multicultural environment. We have a full pre-school curriculum, both outdoor and indoor play areas, and we visit the park and library. Our schedule options are designed to meet the different needs of different families.
We have qualified and experienced teachers who love their jobs. Our age-appropriate program focuses on the whole child in the areas of cognitive, socio-emotional, physical and intellectual development. Our youngest students are two and our graduates are five. The curriculum in each of our classrooms is age appropriate and incorporates the critical components of child-initiated and teacher-supported activities.
Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, Little Atelier of Young Children is a childcare center for young artists (ages 2-5).
Little Atelier is situated in Bayside, Queens - the easternmost Borough of NYC. Choose from Half Day programs up to 5 Days. Our curriculum explores a range of common areas such as language, math, art, science, history through deep and sustained inquiry.
We do our best to provide motivating, inspiring and nurturing learning environment to the children and their families in Bayside community.
EL TALLER LATINO AMERICANO (The Latin American Workshop) is a non-profit arts and education organization in New York City. We offer year round art and music workshops for children. El Taller also has a 22-year history of being the musical home in New York for musicians from all over the Americas. Our Artistic Director Bernardo Palombo is a composer, performer and impresario who has brought some of the greatest names in American music to El Taller including: Mercedes Sosa, Philip Glass, David Byrne, Leon Gieco, Atahualpa Yupanqui and many more.
At our art classes, children can enjoy engaging in different techniques and processes while exploring their own abilities and aesthetic. Different processes that are explored include painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and multimedia projects. Our music classes which take place at our center or your school or other choice of location bring the room to life, with exciting instruments from different countries of South America including learning the instruments, rhythms and dances of the Peruvian coast.
Mandell School is a co-educational institution for Toddlers through the Eighth Grade located on Manhattan's Upper West Side. We are committed to providing a nurturing educational environment for children and their families, which through intellectual stimulation and emotional support, enable them to become responsible, active citizens of the world.
Mandell School curriculum is well balanced, exceptionally rigorous, yet flexible enough to allow for a range of leaning styles. Mandell uses both traditional and progressive approaches to teaching, incorporating use of manipulatives, collaboration and hands on experiential learning.
The New Amsterdam School offers programs inspired by Waldorf curriculum for children from birth to age seven and beyond in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Established in 2006, it began as a grassroots alliance of educators, parents and community leaders determined to bring the benefits of Waldorf education to the Lower Manhattan community in New York City.
The school will open the doors to their grade school in the Fall of 2014! As the school grows the preschool will also expand to welcome more families into the school community.
We are conveniently located for families from the East Village, Lower East Side, West Village, Soho, Tribeca, Battery Park City, Dumbo and other Brooklyn Neighborhoods. We are easily reached by the F, J, M & Z trains as well as a number of city buses.
We are an independent, nonsectarian school dedicated to educating a diverse community of children and their parents. Our young program is part of the well-established Waldorf movement that today includes over 1000 schools and 1600 early childhood programs in 58 countries. Waldorf education is the fastest-growing independent school movement in the world.