Academic Philosophies

Research indicates that children learn through purposeful play. It is our role and responsibility at Heartland to provide children with appropriate activities / materials which promote academics, social / emotional / language development, and enhances fine / gross motor skills.

Heartland Child Development uses a complementary curriculum featuring Iowa’s Early Learning Standards and inspired by ITERS/ECERS (national classroom benchmarks).

Weekly lesson plans will be uploaded to student daily reports and include the tagging of skills and indicators from Iowa’s Early Learning Standards.

Academic programs include:

Developmental Care programs include:

Please refer to the following sections under the PARENT HANDBOOK / MANUAL tab on this website: “Developmental Assessments / Parent-Teacher Conferences” and “Inclusion” for further information.