Child Development Center
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room G302
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3357

Following the NJ State standard, the curriculum balances teacher-planned and child-initiated learning, emphasizing responsiveness to children’s strengths, interests, needs, and learning styles. Nationally known for being forward-thinking, comprehensive, and rigorously researched, the curriculum helps teachers plan and implement content-rich, developmentally appropriate programs that support active learning and promote children’s progress in all developmental areas.

  • Children develop a sense of trust, competence and initiative
  • Acquire learning and problem-solving skills
  • Expand logical thinking and verbal communication skills
  • Acquire concepts and information leading to a fuller understanding of the immediate world.
  • Develop beginning reading skills
  • Acquire beginning writing skills
  • Use all senses in learning