In the Turtle classroom, we strive to teach every child that they can do anything and that learning is a life-long adventure. Through caring for each other, teachers work with the children to promote a sense of mutual respect and community. We build confidence by teaching important social skills and providing opportunities for leadership. Children learn perseverance and to take pride in accomplishing goals. Turtles learn independence and problem-solving skills that serve them far into the future. With a great focus on making positive choices and growing inside and out, Turtles will tend to have an easier time making friends and adjusting to classroom routines in the future.