Tag Archives: Kindergarten

Tips for Helping Your Child Adapt to Change

Imagine this, a pop quiz is announced in your child’s class. Your son or daughter panics because they are unprepared. Unable to answer the questions, they start to cry. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first time they’ve reacted this way. As a parent, you’ve noticed your child frequently needs support when faced with conflicts and challenging […]

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The Importance of Art in Child Development

Summer is a wonderful time for discovery, and encouraging creativity in your children is a vital part of their development. Imagining, trying new ways of doing things and experimenting help develop critical thinking in children and foster creative problem solving. While your child is having fun, they are also developing: Motor Skills: Many of the […]

Early Childhood Enrichment: Spanish

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Beginning in pre-kindergarten, Fairmont students attend Spanish class once per week. In these early years, Fairmont’s Spanish teachers focus on exposing students to basic vocabulary and common phrases, while introducing the culture of Spanish speaking countries. As children progress through Fairmont, they will continue with introductory Spanish […]

Fairmont Continues Growth Through Accreditations

Many public and private elementary schools, high schools, and universities are proud to be accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Many early childhood programs are proud to be accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Fairmont Private Schools is proud to be accredited by both! While they […]

Early Childhood Enrichment: Technology

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Technology is everywhere, and while limited screen time is best for young children, it is equally important that they are exposed to the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st Century. All early childhood students at Fairmont Private Schools are engaged with interactive technology on a daily basis. […]

Take a Peak Inside a Fairmont Classroom

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Fairmont teachers are constantly finding creative ways to engage students in the classroom! Working to reach each type of learner, Fairmont teachers create classroom environments that encourage, not only academic learning, but character growth, social development, and making life connections. From interactive presentations to learning new […]