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Child Care / Nursery School in Lower Manhattan, NYC

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Bright Minds Center, Manhattan:
Bright Minds Center is a year–round secular day care and nursery school program in lower Manhattan, New York City for 2.5 - 5 year olds geared to help you raise your child to be a lifelong learner. Using the best European techniques for Early Childhood Development of speech, logic, creative abilities and gross / fine motor skills, Bright Minds will discover, develop and nurture each child’s unique talents.

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Our Approach:

Photo of Child Care / Nursery School in Lower Manhattan, NYCAt Bright Minds Center every child is bright!! We strive to bring the best out in each child. We believe that every child has a bright and inquisitive mind that propels curiosity and desire to learn. Children gain a great deal of knowledge through play. That's why we load their play time with an abundance of activities, presenting them with opportunities to discover new ways to learn and interact with each other.

Using the finest traditions of European Education, we are committed to developing our students into lifelong learners prepared to participate actively in the ever evolving world around them.

Education Programs:

Image of Child Care / Nursery School in Lower Manhattan, NYC- Day Care Program
- Nursery School
- Enrichment Classes
- Russian Language Classes
- "First Steps" for 12-24 months old children in Russian
- Russian Ballet
- Math tutoring

* Multiple options are available to accommodate your child’s educational needs.
* We also offer a Russian language program for those who are interested to preserve their heritage or add a new cultural experience to their child’s life.

Our Facilities:
Located in the beautiful building of the Synagogue for the Arts, our facilities feature a large room with an open floor layout and separate areas for different kinds of activities. There is a securely fenced adjacent outdoor playground equipped with the soft padding and furnished with appropriate playground equipment. It is also partially roofed so it can be used for some outdoor time even in the event of mildly inclement weather.

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Address: 49 White Street, New York City, New York , USA
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Montclare Children's School, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
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Each of the ten classrooms has access to a kid-sized bathroom. In addition to the classrooms, the school has a computer lab (with twelve stations for students and a main station for the teacher), school library, art classroom, woodshop, 2800 square-foot gym, and a rooftop garden.

The preschool focus is on teacher-directed activities in a comfortable setting with an enriched curriculum. The core of the curriculum is developmentally appropriate play with a rich assortment of materials and plenty of opportunity for interacting with peers. Call the morning of the day after Labor Day of the year preceding the year you would like your child to start preschool.
Language Arts Curriculum:
Builds and strengthens word knowledge, language development, verbal expression and reasoning, as well as social interaction and awareness.

Preschool Math Curriculum:
Exposes children to counting, numerical recognition and reasoning, whole-part relationships, spatial relationships, as well as identifying and creating patterns.

Social Studies Curriculum:
Focuses on communities such as family, neighborhood, the earth, and the solar system.
Tuxedo Park School
Courses / Programs
Tuxedo Park School is a private, independent, coeducational day school for students in preschool through to freshman year, and is one of the most unique educational opportunities for PreK -9th grade children in the United States. We are located in Tuxedo Park, a village within the southern part of the Town of Tuxedo, in the southwestern corner of Orange County, NY, 15 minutes north of Bergen County, NJ (and just west of Rockland County).

Although we are in the historic gated community of Tuxedo Park, New York, our students come from 35 different communities in Orange, Rockland, Bergen, and Passaic Counties. The New York Thruway and Routes 287 and 17 offer easy highway access.

Our challenging curriculum, high academic standards, small class sizes, and committed faculty create an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, growth, and interaction. We value respect, integrity, and perseverance, and we constantly strive to develop a sense of connectedness to one another, to our local community, and to the world around us.
- Primary School: Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, First, Second and Third Grade.

- Middle School: Grades Four, Five, and Six.

- Upper School: Grades Seven, Eight and the Freshman Year (9th Grade), offers a challenging preparatory curriculum for students.

- After School Programs: Late Group (3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday), Discovery Programs, Intramural Sports Program that meets on most Friday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. and Homework Club (from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.).
Academy of St. Joseph
Courses / Programs
The Academy of St. Joseph is a private, co-ed, humanities-based school located in the heart of Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Featuring small class sizes and a rigorous, dynamic curriculum, we are dedicated to creating a new generation of leaders by fostering character, competence, and compassion in every student.

The Academy, which is under the direction of long-time educator and head of school, Angela Coombs, has limited openings in Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade and Third Grade classes for the 2010-11 school year. Founded in 2007, the school will add additional grades each year up to 8th Grade.

In addition to the core curriculum of math, literacy, science and social studies, the Academy offers religion, a formal art history / art studio program, music, French, Italian, innovative physical education, public speaking and library. Healthy lunches are also included everyday. Learn why families call AOSJ the best-kept secret in Manhattan.
- Pre-Kindergarten Program

- Kindergarten Program

- Elementary School Program: First Grade, Second Grade and Third Grade classes

* Subjects include: Math, literacy, science and social studies

* Additionally: Religion, a formal art history / art studio program, music, French, Italian, innovative physical education, public speaking and library
Sunny Skies Preschool
Courses / Programs
With school locations throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan, Sunny Skies Preschool offers a nurturing, carefully-structured educational environment for young children. Our aim is to provide the families we serve with a program that fulfills the educational, emotional and social needs of their children in a fun, loving and safe environment. Our children thrive in the curriculum especially designed by Sunny Skies Preschool.

At Sunny Skies Preschool we use an exclusive curriculum created by our founder Margarycel Nuñez, which brings awareness of self, society and the world to the child. Our unique A.V.L.E. (Advancement Via Life Experience) program gives students the opportunity to experience things that happen every day and making those events learning experiences.

We have set high standards for our children, however, we know that there are many different types of learners and that each child needs to follow their own rhythm; we encourage them to be the very best children they could possibly be, no matter their abilities.
Preschool Program with Exclusive "Advancement Via Life Experience" Curriculum:

- “Me and the world” approach, which teaches that everyone is valuable and that we can all make a differences in our world.

- Reading, writing, math, comprehensive skills and social awareness also makes A.V.L.E. academically-advanced

Extra-curricular Activity Classes:
- Exercise Class
- Dance Class
- Art Appreciation
- Language Class (Spanish)
- Writing and Reading Workshop
- Music Class
El Taller, New York
Courses / Programs
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.
- Year round Arts Classes and Workshops

- Year round Music Classes and Workshops

- Most of the artists in our network are bilingual so workshops can be offered in English, Spanish or a combination of the two languages.

- Classes take place at our center or at your choice of location. We also offer Little Masters Summer Art Classes and Workshops.
The Dwight School, Manhattan
Courses / Programs
Founded in 1872, The Dwight School is a PreK-12 private international school located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City. In 1996, Dwight became the first school in North America to provide the full International Baccalaureate (IB) program from kindergarten through to grade 12. Dwight is sub-divided into five separate academic houses: Timothy House (K-5), Bentley House (6-8), Franklin House (9-10), and Anglo House (11-12), and the Early Years Program at Woodside Preschool (ages 2-4).

In addition to challenging academic programs, we also offer a foreign exchange, an extensive arts program, English as a Second Language, SAT and TOEFL preparation courses. We welcome international students. Dwight continues to be a pioneer in international education and today nearly 40 countries are represented in its student body.

Dwight’s rigorous IB program and world-class faculty prepare a future generation of well-educated and ethical global leaders who will seek to create an environment of equality and respect for all human beings. The School believes and expects that its students will one day use their unique “spark of genius” to build a better world.
Education Programs for Children in Kindergarten through Grade 12:

- Preschool / Early Years program
- Elementary School program
- Middle School program
- International Baccalaureate (IB) program
- Senior School program

Core subjects include:
- English, history, science, math, foreign languages, physical education, technology, and the arts

Additionally:
- College Preparation Courses SAT, TOEFL
- English as a Second Language Program
- Foreign Exchange program