Early Learning Center

Welcome to the Early Learning Center – where lifelong learning begins!
ELC Coordinator – Kristina Hafseth

School Background
The Early Learning Center (ELC) at Tashkent International School is based on the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP), which uses an inquiry-based, experiential approach with an emphasis on developing students who are internationally minded.

Current Programs
The ELC provides age-appropriate learning opportunities for children ages 3 to 5. The programs are as follows:
• Owlets for children who are 3 – contact the office for details
• Preschool 1 for children ages 3 and 4
• Preschool 2 for children ages 4 and 5

Play with a Purpose
At the TIS Early Learning Center, children are invited to investigate important subject matter by developing their own questions and wonderings and seeking ways to explore these through observation, research, experimentation and investigation.

Structured activities and play-based learning include:
• Constructive play
• Media exploration
• Language development
• Story time
• Mathematical activities
• Social development opportunities
• Drama, art and physical education

Useful links for the ELC at TIS:
Preparing for school
New Parents Info