The Comprehensive Preschool Curriculum

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Gryphon House, Inc., 2004 - Education - 128 pages
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This self-directed guide is designed to provide more than 40 hours of professional development for teachers using Innovations: The Comprehensive Preschool Curriculum. With 43 training modules, teachers can explore all the different elements of the curriculum and their impact on young children’s learning, as well as other important components of early childhood education, including how to encourage different types of play, ways to communicate with parents, and ways to solve problems.

Dr. Kay Albrecht is a nationally known speaker, the author of several books and a contributing editor to Child Care Information Exchange.

Dr. Linda Miller is a nationally known speaker and a highly sought-after consultant to early childhood programs throughout the country.

 

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Contents

lntroduction
7
Welcome and Purpose of Training
9
Get Acquainted with Innovations The Comprehensive Preschool Curriculum
11
Personal Goals for Professional Development l2 Module 4 Developmental Tasks
12
lnnovations in Care and Early Education l8 Module 6 lnnovations in lnteractive Experiences
20
lnnovations in Teaching
23
lnnovations in Observation and Assessment
26
Using Anecdotal Observations
29
Field Trip Possibilities
70
Snack Possibilities
72
Family Participation Possibilities
74
Curriculum Resources
76
Books
80
ObservationAssessment Possibilities
82
Picture FileVocabulary
85
Concepts Learned
87

lnnovations in Family Partnerships
33
lnnovations in Environments
35
Possibilities Areas
38
Webbing
42
Planning Pages
44
Possibilities
46
Dramatic Possibilities
48
Rhymes Fingerplays Songs and Music Possibilities
62
Group Time Possibilities
64
MovementOutdoor Possibilities
66
Projects and Documentation Possibilities
68
Toys and Materials gathered and bought
89
Putting lt Alt Together to Plan for Teaching 9l Module 38 How to Use Forms to Document Childrens Learning Progress and lnteractions
93
How to Use Portfolios to Document Childrens Development
95
How to Use Parent Postcards to Support Families
97
Conferencing with Families
99
How Can l Continue My Professional Development? l0l Module 43 Completion of Training l03 Certificate of Completion
103
Complete Skills Checklist
105
Glossary
108
Appendix Contents
112
Appendix lll
128
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Linda Miller has been committed to the field of education for more than 25 years--as a classroom teacher, supervisor, federal projects director, trainer, corporate child care director, and curriculum developer. She is a nationally know speaker and a highly sought-after consultant to early childhood programs throughout the country. Kay Albrecht, Ph.D. is a senior partner in a consulting firm that specializes in working with businesses interested in family-friendly policies and in supporting early education. Dr. Albrecht is a nationally know speaker, the author of several books, and a contributing editor to Child Care Information Exchange.

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