The Home of Early Education in Somerville

Welcome to Somerville Early Education (SEE), the home of the SEE Every Child Curriculum. Find resources for best practices in early education. Discover routines and teaching practices designed to be flexible and easy to incorporate into your classroom.

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The Home of Early Education in Somerville

Welcome to Somerville Early Education (SEE), the home of the SEE Every Child Curriculum. Find resources for best practices in early education. Discover routines and teaching practices designed to be flexible and easy to incorporate into your classroom.

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Planning for Teaching and Learning

Year-Long Trajectory

The Year-Long Trajectory is your reference for the scope and sequence of learning experiences across the year. The Trajectory helps you maintain a big picture mindset and provide the the individual activities that support children’s learning.

Classroom Environment

Guidance for preparing intentional, well-designed, beautiful, safe learning spaces that promote curiosity, independence, and collaboration.

Big Ideas

Themes and questions rooted in children’s interests, relevant topics, and teacher passions and ideas.

Anti-Bias / Anti-Racist Education

Resources for providing culturally sustaining practices integrated into all curriculum areas to promote positive self-image, empathy, and fairness.

Curriculum & Pacing Guides

Detailed guides to monthly Balanced Literacy Essential Practices and accompanying activity guides for specific content areas such as Journaling or Fine Motor; Pacing and activities for Building Blocks Math, Second Step SEL Curriculum, Anti-Bias Education, and Science and Engineering.

Our Mission

The Somerville Early Education department ensures that young children in Somerville have equitable access to a curriculum approach where they are engaged in joyful, robust, challenging, child-centered experiences grounded in play, discovery, and their own interests, and guided by state and national learning standards.

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For Families & Parents

Visit the The Somerville Partnership for Young Children’s website to find resources for parents and families about early learning programs.

Resources for Directors

Visit the Director’s corner on the Somerville Partnership for Young Children website to find resources specifically related to curriculum and instruction.