Why choose Transitional Kindergarten for your child?
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Transitional Kindergarten, or TK, can be defined in different ways depending on your area.  Locally,  TK is an option for younger five year olds who don’t quite make the birthday cut off for kindergarten OR just need or want another year to figure things out before jumping into the rigor of a kindergarten classroom setting.…

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Teaching The Whole Child
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What does it mean to teach “the whole child”? When we think of education, the first thing that may come to mind is academic achievement or cognitive learning such as a child’s ability to read, write and do math. It is important to remember the other domains such as physical and social/emotional development and not…

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Why did you choose the name “Carson Creek”?
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Why did you choose the name “Carson Creek”? The name of my school came to me as I was driving to Northern Hospital of Surry County this past April. I had two hours in the car alone with my thoughts and they were focused on my 94 year old grandmother who had been taken to…

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What is a Nature-based Preschool?
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What is a Nature-based Preschool? At Carson Creek School, our preschool program will balance traditional classroom learning with natural, outdoor exploration. Nature is the central organizing concept and children will spend a large part of their time outside playing and exploring our beautiful school yard. Inside, children will listen to stories and sings songs about…

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