Early Learning

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How Children Learn vs. What Children Learn: A Lesson on Verbal Developmental Cusps and Capabilities

June 21, 2018

Many preschool programs focus on the structure of what is learned instead of the function of what is learned. Here at the Scottsdale Children’s Institute (SCI), we set ourselves apart from different programs by not only focusing on what children learn but on how children learn the things they do.

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Scottsdale Children’s Institute Versus Traditional Scottsdale Preschools

June 20, 2018

Picture this: You walk into your son or daughter’s preschool classroom to observe. You see him or her smile here and there, approach a friend or be approached by a friend once or twice, you see a worksheet being given out and a couple questions being asked. But you wonder, is she making friends? Is […]

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7 Reasons Why an ABA Curriculum is Effective in the Classroom

May 29, 2018

Applied Behavior Analysis is the study of human behavior and it strives to achieve socially valid change in individuals such that their quality of life may be increased. From the website currently: One of the defining characteristics of applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the continuous measurement of behavior and learning. When the principles as an […]

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ABA School: 7 Things To Expect

April 11, 2018

ABA School: 7 Things to Expect If you’re a parent with a young child and you have been looking at alternative forms of education for your child, you may have come across schools that teach an Applied Behavior Analysis curriculum (or ABA for short).  ABA schools excel in the science of teaching and learning. Instead […]

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Scottsdale Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

December 15, 2017

There are many markers schools may use to determine if your child is ready to begin kindergarten. While some school officials will tell you that your child needs to be able to count to 10, recite their ABCs, hold a pencil, and sit and listen to instructions. Others may have few to no prerequisites at […]

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