"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world". Nelson Mandela
Glad Tidings Preschool uses ABeka curriculum. ABeka is a traditional approach to Christian education which keeps learning lively, interesting, and memorable. ABeka materials have been developed as a result of over 30 years of actual classroom experience in one of America’s largest and most respected Christian schools located at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida.
2- year olds
In this class, the children work on short vowel sounds, recognizing consonants, counting 1-30, numbers and number concepts 1-10. They also learn days of the week, months of the year, colors, shapes and Scripture memory verses.
3- year olds
At this level, children progress to short vowel and consonant sounds, counting 1-50, and number concepts 1-15. They also study people of other countries, work on motor skills, and learn finger-plays, poems and songs, as well as Scripture memory verses. Computer skills are introduced at this level.
4- year olds
In this area, the children are taught to read at first-grade level, short and long vowel sounds, two-vowel rule, and sentence structure. They also learn counting 1-100, number concepts 1-20, counting by 5s and 10s, and simple addition. Scripture memory verses are learned, as well as finger-plays, poems, and songs. They also have monthly themes to study along with the curriculum.