7 Rooms Every Private School Needs! Oak Learners Private School Campus Tour
Have you seen our new Oak Learners school campus tour featured on our main page? If not, click here! Kelly Farrell, principal at Oak Learners, showcases our wonderful facilities that help encourage personalized learning for every student that walks in the doors. Throughout the tour, many of our rooms that have students filled inside everyday are shown. Here are the 7 rooms that every private school needs!
1. The Green Room
Playroom for preschool and kindergarten students filled with books, toys, and other useful activities for students to hone their motor skills. This playroom allows children to engage in creative and independent play. This type of play has positive effects on the brain and on a child’s ability to learn. Moreover, research has shown that this type of play is crucial to learning, so get to playing!
2. STEM Room
Room that has computers for research purposes, and also a place to hone geography skills with the world map, globe, and other useful tools. Not only this, but it also has a planetary map to get the kids learning about our solar system at an early age. STEM teaches critical thinking and instills a passion for further learning and innovation. Furthermore, STEM encourages problem solving and exploratory learning that goes beyond the classroom.
3. Art Room
All about creativity, with all kinds of arts and crafts materials for students to express themselves and be able to draw or write whatever comes to mind. Art can stimulate both sides of the brain increasing the capacity of memory, attention, and concentration. It can help children develop reading skills, and even do better at Math, Science, and vocabulary.
4. Orange Room
Typical classroom environment where Math, English, and other main courses are taught. This is where the students will learn more in depth about core courses and expand their thinking with kid-level chalkboards to write their ideas and thoughts down.
5. The Library
Floor to ceiling bookshelves filled with books categorized by subject, and also comfy cushion seats for the students to read on. Getting children to read at an early age can help develop cognitive skills and the process of cognitive development. Reading aloud to your child can also provide them with background knowledge of the world which helps them make sense of what their hear, see, and read.
6. Dance Studio
Recently renovated dance floor with a large space for gym activities, physical education, and other things like meditation or yoga. On average, public health officials recommend that children should be getting a minimum of 1 hour of daily activity to promote healthy active living for growth and development.
7. Music Studio
Filled with all types of musical instruments for students to practice and hone their musical skills. Music encourages child development and skills for school readiness, this can include motor, social-emotional, intellectual, language, and overall literacy. It can help children learn sounds and the meaning of words.
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