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Curriculum

Kudos Play School follows an Indianized cognitive-based philosophy, incorporating the Montessori method of teaching. In this approach, our students, called Kudans, learn through active exploration in an environment that is rich in materials and opportunities for conversation, socialization, work, play, and negotiation with others. Kudans may work individually or in collaboration with their peers and are provided with a strong foundation in math, language, science, creative art, music, social skills, environmental awareness, movement, and dramatic play. 

 

The methods employed at Kudos Play School help our students, or Kudans, to develop the following skills:

a. Positive self-concept
b. Respect for individuality and the rights of others
c. Growth of independence and self-sufficiency
d. Cognitive growth and development
e. Development of small and large muscles
f. Acceptance and expression of both positive and negative emotions
g. Literacy skills
h. Positive interactions with peers and adults
i. Responsibility for their own work and progress.

Kudos Play School also provides unique learning experiences to children through its use of the TPD (Thought Process Development) model of education. This model involves activities that allow children to solve problems, make decisions, and create and evaluate new ideas. It is designed to promote independent thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the development of thought processes. Other unique learning experiences at Kudos Play School may include field trips, hands-on science experiments, music and art activities, and movement and dramatic play opportunities.

Why is TPD important?
TPD, or Thought Process Development, helps children think from
different perspectives and understand how to interact with others. This
can aid in the development of creativity and analytical skills in Kudans.

Why is TPD important?

TPD, or Thought Process Development, helps children think from different perspectives and understand how to interact with others. This can aid in the development of creativity and analytical skills in Kudans.

Thought Process Development (TPD) is a cognitive educational model that involves activities designed to help children understand and complete certain functions of the human experience. TPD activities may involve problem-solving, decision-making, or the creation and evaluation of new ideas. These activities are designed to help children develop critical thinking skills and the ability to consider different perspectives, which can help them understand the world around them more fully, interact more effectively with others, and develop creativity and analytical skills.

TPD is based on the idea that children learn best through active exploration and hands-on learning. In a TPD program, children are given the opportunity to interact with their environment and engage in activities that allow them to think, learn, and problem-solve on their own. This approach is often used in conjunction with the Montessori method of teaching, which also emphasizes hands-on learning and active exploration.

One of the benefits of TPD is that it allows children to learn at their own pace and in their own way. Children are given the freedom to explore and discover for themselves, which can help them develop a love of learning and a sense of self-motivation. TPD programs also tend to be very hands-on, which can be especially appealing to children who are more kinesthetic learners.

Overall, TPD is a valuable educational model that can help children develop critical thinking skills, creativity, and analytical skills. It is a valuable tool for educators looking to create an engaging and stimulating learning environment for young children.

Why is Montessori important?

The Montessori approach to education was developed by Dr. Maria Montessori in the early 20th century and is based on the idea that children have an innate desire to learn and are naturally curious. This educational philosophy emphasizes hands-on, experiential learning and allows children to learn at their own pace and in their own way. In a Montessori classroom, the environment is carefully planned and prepared to support children's natural development and learning, and materials and activities are chosen to be age-appropriate and engaging. Children are also encouraged to work independently and at their own pace, rather than following a strict curriculum or schedule. This individualized approach to learning allows children to learn in a way that is meaningful to them and recognizes the unique needs and abilities of each child. The Montessori method is a flexible and holistic approach that values children's natural curiosity and desire to learn.

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