January 2022Teacher Update
Early Childhood Game Night Workshop Opportunity!
Description: A collaborative training on embedding strategies that we are using with our Read-It-Again program and embedding them across the day. We will talk about Creative Curriculum Centers and incorporate board games to use with your students meeting standards and showing the embedded practices. We will show the tie to IELS (Iowa Early Learning Standards, RIA (Read-It-Again), and Gold.
(Some of the games include: Zingo, Headbandz, Snail Pace Race, Lucky Ducks, and many more)
Presenters: Angie Squires and Penni Gaul
Date: January 26th (snow date: February 2nd)
Time: 4-7 pm
Location: Elkader AEA
Registration Link: AEA Course Catalog
- Course # 202795
NEW ITEMS! Keystone Media Collection
KM 13463 Creative Curriculum for Preschool Gardening Study
The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool Gardening Study brings the garden to your classroom. Children benefit from abundant opportunities for hands-on exploration and discovery as they grow and taste nutritious produce, see the rainbow of colors that different plants create, and share their harvest with the community.
B 97394 Young Child and Mathematics, Third Edition
Tap into the Power of Child-Led Math Teaching and Learning! Everything a child does has mathematical value. These words are at the heart of the third edition of The Young Child and Mathematics. Grounded in current research, the book focuses on how teachers working with children ages 3 to 6 can find and build on the math inherent in children’s ideas in ways that are playful and intentional. This resource illustrates through detailed vignettes how math concepts can be explored in planned learning experiences as well as informal spaces; Highlights in-the-moment instructional decision-making and child-teacher interactions that meaningfully and dynamically support children in making math connections. The text provides an overview of what children know about counting and operations, spatial relations, measurement and data, and patterns and algebra; Offers examples of informal documentation and assessment approaches that are embedded within classroom practice. Deepen your understanding of how math is an integral part of your classroom all day, every day.
Parents Make the Difference Monthly Newsletter
January 2022 Issue of Parents Make the Difference, Early Childhood resources!
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