Beyond the Gan: Virtual Classroom

As our community continues to adapt to our changing environment, our littlest learners are growing quickly in an increasingly isolated world. In support of parents struggling with difficult choices, Gan Ami Early Childhood Education has designed an online, interactive virtual preschool program to bring the joy and magic of our school into your home. Guided by a highly qualified early childhood educator, in conjunction with you, the parent, this program will provide structured opportunities for learning with age-appropriate time-frames and with deep understanding as to how young children learn.

  • Program is designed for preschoolers ages 2 – 4 years with a parent or caregiver.
  • 5 mornings per week via Zoom
  • 30-45 minutes per day
  • Interact with other children and caregivers
  • Virtual classroom is led by an experienced early childhood educator
  • All necessary supplies are included and will be delivered to your home or offered for pick-up each month.

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL PRESCHOOL

Our virtual classroom curriculum is play-based with weekly themes based on the interests of the children.

Parents will be provided with supplies and instructions on a monthly basis as well as a weekly email newsletter to share ways in which you can expand on your child’s growth and learning.

In addition to guided learning from the teacher, there will be opportunities to interact with other children and caregivers in the classroom.

Mondays 10 AM
Havdallah Sing with music specialist, Wendy Cohen, and our friends at Gan Ami Early Childhood Education

Tuesdays – Thursdays 10 AM
Guided by our experienced virtual classroom teacher, children and their parent or caregiver will have an opportunity to connect with each other and take part in age-appropriate learning. Morning meetings will include 1 class with our music specialist and 1 class with our art specialist each month.

Fridays 10 AM
Shabbat Sing with music specialist, Wendy Cohen, and our friends at Gan Ami Early Childhood Education

Registration for Beyond the Gan Virtual Preschool will be available in monthly sessions beginning November 2020 and will run through June 2021.
JCC Members $200/month (~ $10/class)
Community $300/month (~ $15/class)
includes 30-45 minutes of structured early childhood engagement each weekday and all supplies

Friday, October 16 – Priority registration opens for JCC Members and families that have participated in Gan Ami programs in the past year.
Monday, October 19 – Registration opens to the whole Community
Monday, November 2 – Program begins

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL PRESCHOOL

Questions? Contact

Contact Michelle Hoffman, Gan Ami Business Manager, at 414-967-8266.

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