Posts Tagged: education

Pine Village Preschool Goes to Mexico!

This past June, Brid Martin, Marina Ituarte, Peggy Kuhs and I, Emma Lavecchia, had the incredible opportunity to travel to Mexico and represent Pine Village Preschool at two amazing events.  The spirit of our visit was centered on the work we do around Social Emotional Learning in early childhood, and sharing the methods we use… 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 »

Staff Spotlight: Support Staff

Introduction To Some Behind the Scenes Support Staff We’re so glad you’ve enjoyed seeing some of the behind-the-scenes folks at Pine Village! This month’s installment introduces you to two of the women in our Enrollment and Finance area: Christine Williams and Christine Fritts. (Yes, there are two Christine’s, which sometimes causes a bit of confusion…. Read more »

Staff Spotlight: Cynthia Henriquez

We are very proud to introduce Cynthia Henriquez to you. Cynthia was recently promoted to the director position in our South End school after serving families for seven years in our Kendall Square location as a classroom teacher. Cynthia embodies the values of Pine Village every day in her role as Director, and we are… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Going GREEN!

We know many of you send in reusable cutlery in your child’s lunch box, and have begun to see sustainable bamboo utensils among these items. Some of you also send your child’s lunch in microwaveable containers or thermoses that stay warm, thus alleviating our need to transfer food to paper plates for warming it up…. Read more »

2018 Spring Information Sessions

Join us at one or more of our Pine Village Preschool locations to learn about our Spanish immersion programs and tour the classrooms. Hear from our directors and teachers about developmentally appropriate practices and our social/emotional curriculum. RSVP at http://bit.ly/pvpInfoSession All information sessions start promptly at 6:30pm Brighton (Tue. March 20) 402 Western Ave. Brighton,… Read more »

Spanish Tip of the Week: We are Going on a Plane Trip

We are Going on a Plane Trip Nos Vamos de Paseo en Avión If you are traveling this holiday season, make it a fun opportunity learn and practice new Spanish words with your child! They will love the new experience and using their new vocabulary as they travel! To help, we’ve put together a list… Read more »

Thanksgiving in Spanish

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Do something different and add a little Spanish fun to the table! Use some Spanish vocabulary to talk about the food you will eat, to have a conversation, and to surprise everyone. Here’s some Thanksgiving vocabulary: Turkey- El Pavo (pah-voe) Stuffing- El Relleno (reh-ye-no) Cranberries- Los Arándanos (are-and-ah-nose) Potatoes-… Read more »

Fall 2017: Saturday Program – Juntos Conectamos

We are so excited to announce the dates for our fall Saturday program! Juntos Conectamos is an innovative and educational program designed to support the social/emotional health and well-being of children ages 3 years to 7 years old. The program goals center on encouraging team building skills, problem solving, cooperation and fostering healthy peer relationships. Each class… Read more »

6 Questions To Ask When Picking Your Child’s Preschool

Choosing a preschool for your toddler is a huge decision. There are a many different options available and you want to make sure you pick the best environment for your child to thrive and grow as they develop and get ready for their future! When you go in to visit a preschool, you want to… Read more »