Before searching for preschools, you need to understand your child’s educational profile as well as clarify your family's academic goals and practical concerns. What skills do you want the preschool to emphasize? What teaching approach is best suited for your child? How much are you willing to pay for preschool? This section will help you ask the right questions to identify the characteristics of preschools that will best suit your child's and family's needs.
To identify which schools meet your needs, you will first have to consider your child’s educational profile as well as your family’s educational goals and practical concerns.
Your Child's Educational Profile
Your child's educational profile consists of the following characteristics:
- Basic learning ability
- Skill development
- Learning style
- Motivation to learn
- Social issues
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Your Family's Educational Goals And Practical Considerations
Regardless of your child’s skill development and interests, parents may also have academic goals and/or practical considerations that are important. Some educational issues that you may want to consider are:
- What content is emphasized
- Teaching methods
- Classroom behavior management approach
- School community
- Feeder schools
Moreover, there could be some practical considerations that may be important, including:
- School schedule
Please click here to learn more about your family's educational goals and practical concerns.