There’s a tendency to believe that the STEAM curriculum — which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics — is highly technical and science-based.
While students at The Amazing Explorers Academy certainly do get more exposure to science and analytical thinking than children at many other daycare and early childhood education programs, there is another element powering the STEAM curriculum: Creativity.
LAKE NONA Pre-School — The Benefits of Creativity
Creativity is an essential part of the Amazing Explorers STEAM-based curriculum. Recent educational studies have found that incorporating play into learning is critical to promoting productive thought.
Playing encourages critical thinking and nurtures intellectual growth in children’s minds. It helps students to grasp complex concepts and arrange them in ways they can understand and use.
But it’s also fun and engaging. By combining play with learning, Amazing Explorers students learn to associate learning with having fun, a skill that can sustain a passion for learning throughout their education and into their adult lives.
LAKE NONA Pre-School — Free Pre-Kindergarten Under Florida’s VPK Program
The children enrolled today in the Amazing Explorers VPK program in LAKE NONA and other locations are the people who will be leading our communities and our country in a few decades.
Providing a STEAM-based curriculum that includes plenty of creativity and play helps prepare them for the responsibilities they will face during their adult lives.
Now, every child in LAKE NONA can have the opportunity to learn and grow in an environment that values and nurtures creativity. Thanks to Florida’s Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program, or VPK for short, every child aged 4 and 5 years old can be enrolled in the free pre-kindergarten program at Amazing Explorers in LAKE NONA.
When your child attends our LAKE NONA VPK program, they receive a jump start in preparing for school and enhancing their pre-reading, pre-math, language and social skills.
LAKE NONA Pre-School — Preparing People for Fulfilling Careers
Our technology-driven society is complex, but it’s going to change even more during the coming decades in ways we cannot even imagine today. Technology will become a part of almost every aspect of our everyday lives. That makes STEAM knowledge vital to our children’s ability to keep up with technology and use it to improve all of our lives.
At The Amazing Explorers in LAKE NONA and our other locations, we are preparing tomorrow’s leaders today for the benefit of us all.