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NC Child Care Commission Approved Early Childhood Four-Year-Old Curricula 2018

PRESCHOOL CURRICULA

 

Balanced Learning

Primrose Schools® Franchising Company, 2016

Approved for use in Primrose Schools® early childhood programs.

 

Big Day for Pre-K

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015

hmhco.com

Approved with the stipulation that programs not implement the letter of the week and teach literacy in the context of play and children’s everyday experiences.

 

Connect4Learning

Kaplan Early Learning Company, 2016

kaplanco.com

 

Curiosity Corner, 2d Edition

Success for All Foundation, 2014

successforall.org

 

Early Foundations

Knowledge Universe Education LLC, 2013

Approved for use in Kindercare early childhood programs.

 

Fireflies

Funshine Express, Published monthly

 

Frog Street Pre-K

Frog Street Press, Inc., 2013

frogstreet.com

 

Galileo Pre-K Online

Assessment Technology, Inc., 2016

ati-online.com

 

GEE Whiz

GEE Whiz Education, 2015

Approved for use in Family Child Care Homes.

 

High Reach Learning Pre-K

Communicorp, Inc., 2010

Approved for use in Child Care Network early childhood programs.

 

High/Scope Preschool Curriculum

High/Scope Press, 2002-2016

https://highscope.org/

 

L.E.A.P. ®, Learning Experience Academic Program®

The Learning Experience®, copyright 2007-present

thelearningexperience.com    

Approved for use in The Learning Experience early childhood programs.

 

 

Learn Every Day: The Preschool Curriculum

Kaplan Early Learning Company, 2012

http://learneverydayabout.com/

 

Life Essentials: Ready, Set, Go

Essential Brands, Inc., 2015

Approved for use in Kiddie Academy early childhood programs with the stipulation that programs not implement the letter of the week and teach literacy and math in the context of play and children’s everyday experiences.

 

Mother Goose Time Preschool Curriculum

Experience Early Learning™, Published annually

https://www.mothergoosetime.com/ 

 

Passports

Communicorp, Inc., 2010

Approved for use in Child Care Network early childhood programs.

 

Starfall

Starfall Education Foundation, 2013.

https://store.starfall.com/learn-more-prek-curriculum 

 

The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, 6th Edition

Teaching Strategies, Inc., 2016

https://teachingstrategies.com/

 

The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care, 3d edition, Volume 1, 2 & 3

Teaching Strategies, Inc., 2017

Approved for use in Family Child Care Homes.

 

The Investigator Club Prekindergarten Learning System, NC Edition

Robert Leslie Publishing, 2017

investigatorclub.com      

 

The World at Their Fingertips

Bright Horizons Family Solutions, 2011-2016

Approved for use in Bright Horizons Family Solutions early childhood programs.

 

Tools of the Mind, 7th Edition

Metropolitan State College of Denver, 2012

toolsofthemind.org

 

Young Achievers

The Children’s Courtyard, 2016

Approved for use in The Children’s Courtyard early childhood programs.

 

Both Centers and Family Child Care Homes may use any of the curricula on the above list, except when a stipulation indicates otherwise.

 

This list does not constitute an endorsement of any program using an approved  curriculum.

 

Updated   2/2018

 

*Below is a list of curricula which may still be used by providers currently using the curriculum to meet rule requirements. New programs, and programs purchasing a new curriculum may not use the below curricula.

 

PRESCHOOL CURRICULA

 

Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming Systems: Curriculum for Three to Six Years

Paul Brookes Publishing Co., Inc., 2002

 

Beyond Centers and Circle Time® Curriculum Pre-K Theme Series

Kaplan Early Learning Company, 2007

 

The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, 4th Edition

Teaching Strategies, Inc., 2002

 

The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool, 5th Edition

Teaching Strategies, Inc., 2010

 

The Creative Curriculum® System for Preschool

Teaching Strategies, Inc., 2010

 

The Empowered Child™, Childtime, 2d Edition

2007

 

Explorations with Young Children: A Curriculum Guide from the

Bank Street College of Education

Gryphon House, 1992

 

F.L.EX® Learning Program

Goddard Systems, Inc., 2012

 

High Reach Learning

High Reach Learning, Inc., 2009

 

High/Scope Preschool Curriculum

High/Scope Press, 2002

highscope.org

 

HighScope Preschool Curriculum

HighScope Press, 2012

 

Investigator Club Prekindergarten Learning System, NC Edition

Robert Leslie Publishing, 2007-2012

 

Journey on the Learning Care System®

LaPetite Academy®, 2011-2012

 

Kids R Kids

Kids ‘R’ Kids International, Inc., 2016

Approved for use in Kids ‘R’ Kids early childhood programs.

 

Links to Learning

Nobel Learning Preschool Curriculum, 2006

 

Links to Literacy

Kaplan Early Learning Company, 2005

 

Little Treasures

The Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., 2011

 

Opening the World of Learning™ (OWL)

Pearson Early Learning, 2005

 

Passports

HighReach Learning, Inc., 2007

 

Primrose

Primrose Schools, 2012

 

Read It Once Again

Read It Once Again, 2003-Present; Ongoing publishing.

 

Scholastic Big Day for Pre-K

Scholastic, Inc., 2009

 

Tools of the Mind, 6th Edition

Metropolitan State College of Denver, 2009-2011

 

Tutor Time LifeSmart

2005

 

FAMILY CHILD CARE HOME CURRICULUM

 

The Creative Curriculum® for Family Child Care, 2d edition, Volume 1 and 2

Teaching Strategies, Inc., 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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