SAIL into Kindergarten

Summer Academy for Interactive Learning 

Pilot Study Summer 2016

The Florida Institute of Education Initiative was made possible through the Crawford Early Childhood Research and Education Distinguished Professor Fund. The project was designed to bolster rising kindergarteners’ fundamental subject knowledge by addressing emergent literacy and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning skills. Curriculum is aligned to the Florida Kindergarten Standards.  


The SAIL 6 weeks curriculum was piloted in summer 2016. Key components include:


  • Literacy Block  
  • Mathematics 
  • Science Explorations 
  • Robotics & Programming 
  • Digital Literacy 
  • Maker Space 
  • Outdoor Play & Physical Fitness 
  • Field Trips 


SAIL Collage   
For more information contact 

Tiffany Ohlson, PhD