1. Learning is Maximized When its Fun

2. All Areas of Learning & Development are Important

3. Early Experiences Have Profound Effects on Development & Learning

4. Children Develop Best When they have Secure Relationships in a Structured Environment

5. Learning Advances When Children are Structured and Challenged

6. Children Learn in a Variety of Ways and at Varying Rates

7. Development & Learning Result from an Interaction of Maturation and Experience