Dancing Moose incorporates the foundational principles, methods, and materials of Montessori while recognizing that education is dynamic and progressive. Many important learning principles are inspired by contemporary theorists, and Dancing Moose continually revisits curricular goals and related materials to include current research. To complement the wide range of Montessori materials, Dancing Moose utilizes a variety of contemporary learning resources and activities. Common core standards, including an on ongoing emphasis in language arts and mathematics, are emphasized in everyday curricular goals. Subjects that may have been separated in traditional settings are integrated in the Dancing Moose curriculum. Technology is also an important tool to differentiate curriculum as well as serve the needs for teachers’ record keeping and communicating children’s achievement.
Dancing Moose programs extend from 18 months to third grade with developmentally-appropriate activities for each child. Full-time programs are available for toddlers and two-year-olds, and a variety of part-time and full-time programs are available for children three and older.