Hanover Place is a child care center located in Brooklyn that takes in children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. But more than a child care center, Hanover Place seeks to provide an early childhood education experience as well. They attempt to teach children about themselves, how to interact with others, and emotional identification.
Hanover Place uses the Creative Curriculum centered around four key areas of development:
- Social and emotional development
- Physical development
- Cognitive development
- and Language development
Faculty at Hanover Place want each child to be able to develop responsibility for themselves and others while improving gross and motor skills, learning how to solve problems through logical thinking, and listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Services offered by Hanover Place include full-time and part-time child care, indoor play, year-round curriculum, after school program, summer camp, and therapeutic and educational evaluations with complimentary services.
The teacher to student ratio for infants is 1 to 4; for ones and stable walkers it is 1 to 5; for twos and children who are potty trained, 1 to 5; for late twos and threes and potty-trained children, the ratio is 1 to 7; The ratio for four year olds is 1 to 10; and the teacher-student ratio for five year olds is 1:15. The daily hours for Hanover Place is 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Teachers and faculty try to observe each student and build a relationship with him or her to learn strengths and weaknesses and to help each child develop naturally for each of the target areas of development.
For more information on Hanover Place, check out the school’s website.