1132 Bishop Street, Suite 120
Honolulu, HI 96813
Hours 7:30 am – 5:00 pm M-F
Tel: 808-429-2772


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The Creative Curriculum

Our unique program integrates the Creative Curriculum with emphasis on STEM+Art. The Creative Curriculum focuses on building skills and knowledge that are most important to children’s later success in school and in life through continuous assessment and scaffolding of lessons. The 23 learning objectives that are indicators of school success are divided into six major areas of child development and content learning as follows.

  • Social-Emotional
    • Regulates own emotions and behaviors
    • Establishes and sustains positive relationships
    • Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations
  • Physical
    • Demonstrates traveling skills
    • Demonstrates balancing skills
    • Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills
    • Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination
  • Language
    • Listens to and understands increasingly complex language
    • Uses language to express thoughts and needs
    • Uses appropriate conversational and other communication skills
  • Cognitive
    • Demonstrates positive approaches to learning
    • Remembers and connects experiences
    • Uses classification skills
    • Uses symbols and images to represent
  • Literacy
    • Demonstrates phonological awareness
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabets
    • Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses
    • Comprehends and responds to books and other texts
    • Demonstrates emergent writing skills
  • Mathematics
    • Uses number concepts and operations
    • Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes
    • Compare and measures
    • Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

The STEM+Art emphasis offers the following additional learning objectives

  • Science and Technology
    • Uses scientific inquiry skills
    • Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things
    • Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment
    • Uses tools and other technology to perform tasks
  • Engineering
    • Explores simple engineering concepts
    • Demonstrates problem-solving skills
  • Arts
    • Explores visual arts
    • Explores musical concepts and expression
    • Explores dance and movement concepts
    • Explores drama through actions and language

Additional learning objectives offered by the Creative Curriculum includes

  • Social Studies
    • Demonstrates knowledge about self
    • Shows basic understanding of people and how they live
    • Explores change related to familiar people or places
  • English Language Acquisition
    • Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English
    • Demonstrates progress in speaking English
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