Themes are the best way to engage young children in learning, no matter what their strengths or abilities. A good theme reflects a child's experience in the world.
Our Terrific Topics for PreK and K allow children to explore abstract ideas like sorting or letter sounds, through real-world experiences (gardening, construction, etc.) A well-thought out theme creates a great cycle of learning.
The article goes on to explain the many benefits of teaching with themes and does a great job of outlining the reasoning behind our thematic units. It is also very well documented. To read the entire article, click here.