If you decide to send their child to kindergarten, it is important to make the right choice, because the kindergarten - this is the first full-fledged microsocium, which will get your baby, and on your choice may depend on the establishment of relations between your child and society as a whole.
The US National Association for preschool education (National Association for the Education of Young Children) identified 12 main kindergarten signs, meets all modern western standards of preschool education.
Recruitment. Absolutely all of the kindergarten staff, down to the cleaners and cooks - qualified and proven professionals. Each member of the educational team is carefully selected and engaged in their work. Superfluous or random people in the working team of the kindergarten is not and can not.
Kindergarten has all the necessary equipment for any kind of creative and physical activity for children. Children's Musical Instruments, plasticine, clay, easels and brushes - everything you need creative development of children with a variety of talents and inclinations.
A large library of children's literature. Educators in a good kindergarten does not have to find books on their own - the kindergarten has everything you need, including coloring books, collections of poems, riddles, tales and stories. Submitted by the children's literature of different countries and peoples, not only national.
Children spend their time in games and developing employment, they are not forced to sit still. Caregivers do not restrict the activity of the natural children, but it is directed in a constructive direction.
Educators involved with the children, both individually and in small groups and with the whole team. The provider allocates attention to all children equally, but are not limited few "difficult" children.
Creativity of children - their drawings, stories, clay figurines or plasticine - not hiding, "far away", but, on the contrary, the room is decorated in a garden. So the child realizes that his creative product is valued.
It is used so-called contextual learning - children learn the alphabet, learn the words and learn math in the context of the general developmental issues.
Education is not tied to a strict schedule - the children have enough free time to play and rest. Children are given sufficient time to perform tasks set by the tutor. Independent cognitive activity of children are actively encouraged.
Games and walks in the fresh air every day. The time allotted to fresh air, in any case can not be cut back even for the sake of learning or developmental activities.
No violence against the person. Children are not forced to perform certain tasks. The provider must be able to competently, lucidly and calmly explain to the children that he wants (wants, but does not require) them. If the baby still rests by force to make him will not.
Taking into account all the individual characteristics of each individual pupil. Every kid his temper and temporitme, each child already born character. There is a program for children are easily trained, gifted, and for children who, for one reason or another do not have time for the program. The provider understands that hard-trained baby - does not mean stupid.
And most importantly, a good nursery school - is one in which the children enjoy themselves. You do not choose the kindergarten itself, and the child, and that should be good for him there.