Overview

The White Birch Center for Extended Education extends the care and learning before and after the school day and during school break. Like our Early Learning program, the White Birch Extended Education philosophy is that child care must be more than watching and feeding children. Education plays an important role in our programming.

Location: Henniker Community School

Ages: 5 to 14 years

Curriculum

What is emergent curriculum?

Emergent curriculum is built around the interests that emerge from children’s ideas. It is curriculum that develops from exploring what is socially relevant, intellectually engaging, and personally meaningful to children. This types of curriculum connects learning with experience and prior knowledge. It responds to children’s immediate interests and is typically implemented after an idea emerges from a group of children

Center-wide standards of practice that we use and regulations that we adhere to:

New Hampshire Child Care Licensing Rules and Regulations (PDF)