Category: early learning

Social Emotional Learning at Pine Village Preschool

Since the creation of Pine Village Preschool 2001 in Brighton, the founders, Emma LaVecchia and Brid Martin were aware of the important role social emotional wellbeing played in the education of children. Coming from a Family Childcare background they knew that creating a loving holding environment for the children and a strong bond between parents… Read more »

Pine Village Preschool Focus on Curriculum

We want to share more on our learning and educational philosophies, so today….we’re sharing info about the Pine Village Preschool Curriculum Your child’s teacher is a master at her trade. She has learned about your child specifically.  She knows just how to welcome every child in the morning, she knows their favorite toys, what time they get… Read more »

Conscious Discipline For Your Preschooler

Here at Pine Village, you may have heard or are aware that we use a classroom management and classroom discipline approach called Conscious Discipline (CD). CD is a mindfulness-based approach to classroom management that uses a unique set of tools and instructor resources. The brainchild of Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in… Read more »

Reading is Key to Raising Bilingual Children!

Exposing children to a second language naturally is the most effective way to support second language learning. One of the most  impressionable ways we have found at Pine Village is to read as much as possible! Reading is key in language development in children and has endless benefits. Along with increased vocabulary, enhanced concentration and… Read more »

Research Schools International and PVP

You are invited to join us at the Harvard Graduate School of Education to discuss the research project noted below on Wednesday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. (Larsen Hall – Rm. G08; Harvard Graduate School of Education; 14 Appian Way, Cambridge). Please contact Ana at enrollmentpvp@gmail.com or go to http://bit.ly/RSI_Presentation to RSVP.   Research Schools… Read more »

Connecting with our Kids

Pine Village Co-Founders Emma LaVecchia and Brid Martin This post was written by Emma LaVecchia, Co-Founder of Pine Village Preschool.  Every now and then, in between all of the office hours, I get the chance to meet with and talk to real live parents (and children) in person, to learn about their experiences at Pine… Read more »

Spanish Tip – Keeping Spanish Fun!!

A great way to keep children interested in practicing Spanish is to make it fun! Children want to speak and interact with the people they admire and about the things that interest them. Who do they admire most? You! Tie Spanish into family game night or watch a favorite movie in Spanish! Another fun way… Read more »

Come Sing With Us!

UPDATE: Come join us on 4/6/13 at 10:00 a.m. at our South End school for Launch Party #2!  This week PVP Education Director Jacie Feinberg unveils her first Spanish-language CD with songs written for the toddler/preschool set. There will actually be several launch parties, the first being tomorrow (Friday, 3/8) at PVP Newton (1326 Washington… Read more »