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Preschool Curriculum

Stepping Stones Preschool uses Three Cheers Curriculum to get your preschooler ready for Kindergarten. Teachers also use supplementary materials and curriculum to support your preschoolers' growth and learning. 

Three Cheers

Three Cheers is an all-new Pre-Kindergarten curriculum that helps young children get ready for Grade K. Skills-based experiences and purposeful play initiate learning around quality children’s literature. It’s fun and effective with multisensory activities and amazing interactive digital content. 

Learn more about the Three Cheers Curriculum.


This curriculum aligns with the Early Learning and Development standards for children who are 4 or 5 years old, participating in their last year of PreK. The skills taught provide practice and exposure to prepare students for Kindergarten. The Pre-Kindergarten curriculum uses nursery rhymes to introduce preschool students to language play. The lessons include eight phonological and phonemic awareness skills, taught in a systematic progression. These lessons are meant to supplement existing literacy curriculum. 

Learn more about the Heggerty Curriculum.

STAR Program

The Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research (STAR) program gives teachers strategies for teaching children with Autism the critical skills identified by the 2001 National Research Council. 

  • Evidence-Based decisions on educational initiatives
  • Research Validated data models
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based

Learn more about the STAR Program.

Waterford Reading Academy

Instructional software that guides students while “Learning to Read” and “Reading to Learn” in a single platform while supporting teachers, students, and parents.

Learn more about the Waterford Reading Academy.

Handwriting Without Tears®

Handwriting is one of the foundational skills that leads students toward automatic word recognition. It falls in the bottom, skills portion of Scarborough’s rope. As students form letters, they are solidifying the alphabetic principle. They need to be able to retrieve the symbol for the sound automatically, so as students practice in Handwriting Without Tears (HWT), they are learning to transfer that knowledge.

Learn more about Handwriting Without Tears.

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