Scholastic Early Childhood Program featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog
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Program Overview

The research is clear. A high-quality, systematic preschool curriculum is critical to preparing all children for future success in school—especially those who are at risk.

The Scholastic Early Childhood Program is a comprehensive, year-long curriculum that:

  • Provides explicit instruction in early language, reading, and math skills.
  • Combines child-centered explorations with teacher-directed instruction.
  • Has a flexible and easy-to-use format.
  • Provides in-depth formal and informal assessment.
  • Includes rich English and Spanish resources.
  • Integrates Professional Development into each lesson plan.
  • Features activities for families to extend the learning day.
Children Reading Scholastic Book

The Scholastic Early Childhood Program immerses children in real-world themes that begin with what is familiar to children and connects to the world around them.  The wealth of instructional materials in the program ensures a comprehensive and engaging year long curriculum appropriate for preschool children of all learning abilities.

Scholastic Early Childhood Program Boxes

Take a peek into the program components to learn how the curriculum will stretch your imagination, inspire creativity, draw on what you already know, and offer you new ideas!

The Scholastic Early Childhood Program Includes:

 


Curriculum Theme Packs

Your resource for planning and teaching your year-long curriculum.

Early Learning Kit
Contains materials for integrating content-area instruction, including math, science, and music into the theme-based lessons. 

Clifford’s Kit

Supports children’s character development and social/emotional growth with a collection of resources featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog. 

Big Book Boxes

These boxes contain fiction and nonfiction Big Books that connect to each theme in SECP. 

Professional Resources

A strong knowledge base that reflects current research on how young children learn.