Teachers’ use of te reo Māori is naturally integrated in conversations and in giving directions. Children are developing an appreciation of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori.
Relationships among teachers, children and their parents/whānau are characterised by warmth, respect and reciprocity. Teachers place high value on whānau participation and appreciate what they can contribute to centre life.
Teachers are skilled at building on children’s ideas and extending their vocabulary through sustained and meaningful conversations. Open-ended questioning promotes higher order thinking and risk taking.
I like Amazing Place Preschool because I can talk to all the staff about what Logan is learning and what his interests are at Amazing Place. I appreciate the teachers for teaching my son and the great interactions Logan has […]
“Since attending Amazing Place my child has reached milestones quickly, built confidence and is more sociable. Amazing Place is special for children and families as it is like a whanau. All the staff are caring and supportive.”