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City Day in the news: 'Specials' for young learners

Chicago Parent recently spoke to City Day teachers about how and why we incorporate "specials" —  classes like drama, art, technology & design, music, physical education, and world languages — into the curriculum for our youngest learners. 

Art Class at Chicago City Day School

In the article, which you can read by clicking the button below, City Day teachers point out that specials work in tandem with homeroom classes to provide a uniquely varied academic experience.

“The students can apply what we do in the classroom to other projects in a real hands-on way,” Amy Singer, senior kindergarten teacher, says in the article. "We see the students become more independent and discover new passions. It’s a fantastic part of our program.”

Read the article to learn more about the strong academic foundation we provide to junior kindergarten and senior kindergarten students at City Day!

Chicago Parent article


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