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Is Preschool Necessary?

January 5, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes The education of our children may be one of the single most intimidating tasks that God has bestowed on every parent. One may think education only implies academic education, however, the very meaning of the word “education” encompasses all “…instruction and discipline which is intended to enlighten the understanding, correct the temper, and form the […]

AK students celebrate Dr. Seuss day at Dayspring Christian Academy.

The Principle Approach in Academic Kindergarten

April 5, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Christian parents often focus on strong academic Kindergarten programs. While academics are good, a program that focuses on knowing Scripture and character development is key. Dayspring Christian Academy — a private Christian School in Lancaster County — uses a sound biblical approach to education. This approach is exposed in every subject, and in every classroom […]

The Road to Literacy: Learning to Read at Dayspring Christian Academy

January 25, 2017

Reading Time: 4 minutes Teaching a methodology like the Principle Approach requires a rich, bold, and time-tested curriculum to accompany it. While Dayspring Christian Academy uses several key curricula to create a bold, distinctive, and biblical education for our students, this article takes a look at The Writing Road to Reading, our phonics curriculum. Phonics is defined as “a […]

Preschool art portraits at Dayspring Christian Academy.

How do I choose the right Christian preschool for my child?

July 27, 2016

Reading Time: 5 minutes Choosing a Christian preschool in Lancaster County can be an overwhelming experience. It doesn’t have to be that way, however, when you know what to look for. Most preschool learning experiences take place during times of play. Since play is so crucial to the development of a child, the learning environment of the classroom should […]