The Curriculum Model

Activities and routines that blend structure and flexibility allow teachers to engage in the interactions that matters most.

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A Comprehensive Approach

No need for multiple, separate curricula to cover all the academic and social skills or all the ages in your program. STREAMin3 covers it all. Spanning birth to five, our curriculum integrates five core skills that form the building blocks for later learning and six STREAM skills that prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond. STREAMin3 activities, routines, and games are designed to support these skills in fun and developmentally appropriate ways. STREAMin3 provide structured activities and resources that promote the interactions we know matter most while still being flexible to meet the needs of each classroom.  Teachers can use their own creativity and expertise about their children’s needs to modify the curriculum to suit their classroom.

Intentional Teaching Practices

A child’s interactions between teachers and peers are what matter most. To make the most of these interactions, we combine what we know about how children develop and learn best with an understanding of the skills they need.  The result are a series of targeted, intentional teaching practices that best support children’s development and learning. In each activity, intentional teaching practices are presented that align with the core and STREAM skills of focus.

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Curriculum Features

Weekly Activity Guides

Each week, daily activities and provocations focused around the key STREAM and core skills are laid out in a scope and sequence. Intentional teaching practices guide teachers to get the most out of each activity and effectively foster children's developing skills.

Core Skill Guides

A guide that breaks down each core skill (Relate, Regulate, Think, Communication, and Move). It explains what the skills is, how it develops, and how to best support its development in young children.

Setting the Stage Guides

Learning doesn't just happen during planned activities. These guides help teachers plan how to support the five core skills throughout the day, in different settings, and within daily routines.

Games and Activity Cards

A series of games for preschoolers support STREAM and social skills in the motivating context of play, while activity cards are quick, fun and simple ways to extend the core skills throughout the day for children of all ages.

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Download our sample activities, guides, games, and resources to get a feel for STREAMin3.
Week at-a-Glance

Weekly Guide

Lays out themes, activities, routines, and core skills of focus.

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Today we were artists and scientists as we creatively explored and experimented with painting with fallen leaves to compare how they are the same or different from other tools.
Painting With Leaves

Preschool Activity

Integrates a focus on science, art, and building children's sense of self.

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Today, we built our "think" skills by actively exploring mud and our "relate" skills by sharing with our friends!
Measuring Mud

Preschool Activity

Integrates a focus on math, science, inquiry, and cooperation skills.

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Today, we were artists as we freely created outside and we used our "relate" skills to collaborate and share with our friends!
Mixing Colors with Friends

Toddler Activity

Integrates a focus on science, art, observation and cooperation.

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Core Skills Guide

Shares how Core skills develop and are best supported.

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Set the Stage Guide

Highlight how Core skills can be flexibly integrated into daily routines.

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STREAM Games

Provide a focus on learning and developing core skills in a fun and engaging way.

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Activity Cards

Infuse STREAM and Core skills into daily routines for all ages.

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If you are interested in seeing more sample materials for a specific age range, Core skill, or STREAM skill, don’t hesitate to contact us.