Early childhood

The curriculum adopted at Maple Bear is duly compliant with the National Educational Guidelines Act enforced by the Brazilian Ministry of Education (MEC), on which the Canadian bilingual teaching methodology is applied.

Experienced Canadian educators design each class at Maple Bear aiming at students’ intellectual, linguistic, personal, social, and physical development. The program is inspired by four elements that are important for a thorough learning process:

Programa de Educação Infantil Maple Bear
Ensino no Idioma Maple Bear

Children develop competence in English as they are immersed in a continuous learning process, taking place in a relaxed school environment.
Comprehension, communication, and writing skills are developed naturally.
Starting in Intermediate Kindergarten, students also have classes in Portuguese.

- Math Center
Counting and calculating in a stimulating environment.
Counting and calculating in a stimulating environment.
- Block Center
Building knowledge one block at a time.
Building knowledge one block at a time.
- Reading Center
Exploring curiosity and the pleasure of reading.
Exploring curiosity and the pleasure of reading.
- Sand and Water Center
Notions of texture, weight, volume, and a lot of fun.
Notions of texture, weight, volume, and a lot of fun.
- Drama Center
Giving flight to the imagination. Learning is living.
Giving flight to the imagination. Learning is living.
Programa de Educação Infantil Maple Bear
Atividades Planejadas Maple Bear

Topics presented to children are theme-based and align knowledge and skills related to language, math, sciences, information technology, social studies, music, and arts.

Programa de Educação Infantil Maple Bear
Prática em Sala Maple Bear

All principles underlying Maple Bear’s programs are implemented in the classroom through best practices which have been tested and approved in Canada.

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