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Our Center

By admin | March 3, 2017

Ideally situated on the Old Island Highway, Children of the Island is one of the most accessible childcare centres in the Westshore. With the Galloping Goose walking trail connected to one side of the property and the Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre just across the road, our center is well positioned to meet your family’s needs. From the moment you step into the centre,

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Curriculum

By admin | March 3, 2017

Children come to our centre as individuals with their unique blend of intelligences, personalities, temperaments, talents, interests, and learning styles. Our challenge is to create a learning environment that nurtures and supports all types of learners. We have designed and implemented a strong, rich, and creative emergent curriculum applied in a bilingual French/English environment. This curriculum centers around inspiring a child’s love of learning

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Bilingual Approach

By admin | March 3, 2017

Researchers say the best way to become proficient in a second language is to start young and practice often. Young children learn a second or third language by being surrounded with that language as they engage in their world. The benefits of being bilingual, such as greater cognitive flexibility, have been well documented. While these benefits are valuable, our personal excitement here at Children

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