In Kindergarten classes kids are divided into groups, according to their age. They are taught Italian, English and Arabic languages for a total of 30 hours per week (12 hours Italian language, 12 hours English and 6 hours Arabic language). Kindergarten ‘s program concurs with the effective, psicomotorial, cognitive, moral, and social education and development of the pupil achieving the educating profile and continuity that they will experience in the Primary School.
At the center of the educating process of the school program is the well – being of the kid and everything is organized and thought in order for the kid to have the most serene and constructive permanence at school, fulfilling his needs and expectations.
Didactics is flexible and animated mostly with games, animation, and direct experience. The activities proposed are multiple and have the duty to develop in the kid competences, be these global and specific ones :
- Graphic Picture Activities
- Activities On Verbal Communication
- Pre-Writing Activities
- Movement Activities
- Musical Activities
- Logical-Mathematical Activities
- Activity ‘Directed To The Development Of The Feeling Of Sharing
- Activity ‘Directed To The Acknowledge Of The Different And Its Integration
The training program takes into consideration the type of user that is presented annually and includes the curricula included in the national guidelines for the Nursery School, revised in the light of the needs of the multicultural and multilingual school.
Specifically, we proceed by implementing strategies and projects that involve the same time the three linguistic areas (in the nursery school you can ‘talk about it almost trilingual, because in this context to the Arabic language is given a space more’ wide) facing Reinforcing the development areas listed below:
Purpose “cross and areas of development ” :
a) development of ‘identity’ the other
b) development of the understanding of the autonomy of the body, movement, health
c) development of skills to explore, learn, design
d) application of knowledge on use and output of messages
Development area (a)
Guide the child to cooperate by encouraging the development of exchanges and friendships.
Strengthen self-confidence and a sense of belonging to family and community, accepting diversity as positive values
-Take Awareness of their own identity in relation to others
-Conquer progressive autonomy according to their personal needs
-Recognize and express emotions
-Establish positive relationships with adults and classmates
-Control ‘aggression’ towards the outsiders
-Develop a positive image of themselves through simple rules
-Develop a sense of belonging to a group
-discover and respect the environment.
-Discuss & respect the rules laid down in the group
-Observe & assess their own behavior
-Control aggressive behavior and overcome conflicts
-Know better through their home and culture
-Welcome Diversities as an educational adding value
-grow up With others in a crossed-cultural perspective.
Development area (b)
Bring the child to know their body in all its forms
3 / 4Years
– Know the space of classroom and school
– To imitate the observed behaviors
– Strengthen the capacities to walk, run, jump
– Use the five senses and know how to call them
– Locate the body parts
– Respect the rules and behaviors while playing
– Recognize the temporal dimension of the present and the past
– Use their laterality
– Follow the rhythm
– Perform complex paths
Area of development ( c )
Start your child to explore gaming experiences, discovers and knowledge.
AIMS 3-4 Years
– Find and dominate the space
– Recognize and describe the shapes of objects
– Recognize numbers
– Recognize time dimensions
– Perceive and connect events in time
– Handle materials and objects
– Use verbal language for simple descriptions
– Exploring the environment through different sensory channels
– To relate
-Catch & organize information from the environment around
-Try Explanations following the logic
-Locate Variables and constants in a temporal space observed phenomena
-Piece together events related to a situation
-Use painting techniques to highlight characteristics and properties
-Use of a specific language to understand and distinguish.
Area of development (d)
The growth of communicative skills referring to verbal language and first experience with the written language
Development of understanding and production of messages
Improvement of ‘expressivity’ through voice, drama, and design
The children of Kindergarten will be divided into groups according to their age and their knowledge of the Italian language.
The Kindergarten school will offer the Italian language, English, and Arabic for a total of 30 hours per week divided into five days.
The children divided into groups will benefit from the presence of an Italian language teacher for 12 hours a week;
12 hours of English language and 6 hours of Arabic language per week.
The approach to the language classes will also occur through games, guided activities, use of sound and visual equipment etc. , both individually and in small groups.
AGE OF THE STUDENTS
The children will be accepted in the Kindergarten from the age of 3 up to the age of 5.
DURATION OF THE KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL
The Italian Kindergarten School lasts for three years and provides the necessaries preparation to enter Middle School.
The children will enter at school at 08.10AM and will remain until 13.30 for five days per week from Sunday to Thursday ( included).