Letter to Maryland’s Joint Commission on Children, Youth, and Families

Dear Senator King and Delegate Kelly: On behalf of the children and families we serve in Montgomery County, thank you for your leadership as the co-chairs of the Joint Commission on Children, Youth, and Families. At Wonders, we strive to create and advance high quality, diverse education communities that teach children the foundations of life-long learning and responsibility. Your works helps […]

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Wonders Commitment to Anti-Bias Education

Dear Wonders families, Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  We have had a busy summer preparing for the start of the new year and we look forward to working with each of you and welcoming your children to our classrooms and programs. Each year the administrative team identifies a goal to help guide and inform our work. We do this by reviewing […]

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What’s in a name: childcare, daycare, nursery, preschool

Why STEM?

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) is a hot topic in the education world. It seems everywhere you go STEM is definitely in! But STEM goes beyond computers and tablet apps. High quality STEM experiences develop critical thinking skills, increase science literacy, and enable our life long learners. By increasing exposure to science attitude and engagement, we can have a positive & […]

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Club Fun: How Wonders Does Sports

Fewer than half of children ages 6 to 11 meet the U.S. Surgeon General’s recommendation for engaging in at least 60 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week. One way to address that deficit is through sport activity, especially team sports, as children often enjoy playing in groups. (source) While many children love soccer, football, and other […]

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Wonders + Social Justice

From an early age, children begin to notice difference.  This developmental stage is a fertile time to teach children about similarities and differences and to begin to dismantle stereotypes that limit our connections to one another and negatively impact children’s identity development.  Anti-bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves is a valuable resource for adults who want to help guide […]

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