Daily Schedule & Curriculum
Daily Calssroom Schedules:
R. Godfrey University Child Learning and Care Center (UCLCC) provides quality
learning experiences and care for infants, toddlers, pre-school, 4K and school
age children. The UCLCC learning environment is cognitively stimulating, aesthetically
pleasing and fosters children's emotional, social, physical and cognitive
growth. The center's strong emphasis on nurturing relationships, family,
community and culture is promoted with developmentally appropriate practices
through the Reggio Emilia Inspired Approach, and nature based programming.
curriculum is a guide to define learning objectives and create teaching
standards that are fluid throughout the four UCLCC classrooms. It has been designed to serve UCLCC children
from 6 weeks to 6 years. The curriculum
takes into account developmental differences, and is meant to be flexible and meet
the child where they are at. The
curriculum also serves as an indicator for ongoing professional development of
staff, and in accordance with UCLCC’s emphasis on program- family partnership,
the curriculum has been created to encourage parent involvement, and establish
ongoing meaningful communication with families.
systems including, the Portage Guide and Phonological Awareness Literacy
Screening (PALS) measure student’s growth and whether learning objectives are
being reached. Teachers conduct daily
observation and documentation of the children in their care. The information collected is used to measure
child and program progress. Individual
child portfolios are maintained to demonstrate the needs, accomplishments, and
goals appropriate for each child.
At UCLCC teachers plan and implement age
appropriate and play-based activities. Activities are inspired by the
children’s interests and adapted to each child’s individual needs. Plans for execution of curriculum are
developed through classroom observation as well as child and program
assessments. Educational learning goals are based on the
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. UCLCC is nationally accredited by the National
Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and rated a 5-star
provider by YoungStar (Wisconsin's quality rating program).