Preschool and kindergarten classrooms are unique settings that differ from the elementary and high school classrooms students experience at a later age. They are designed to help children learn about learning. In pre-K and kindergarten classrooms, playing, moving, and creating are all integral parts of daily lessons. Teachers are charged with designing learning experiences that keep young students engaged, allow choice and freedom, and connect learners to one another. Meeting the needs of diverse students in today's early childhood classrooms requires careful and targeted differentiation of curriculum, instruction, learning objectives, and environment. This six-page laminated guide by Paula Kluth and Jaclyn Beljung provides recommendations for creating careful designed and thoughtfully orchestrated inclusive classroom environments for children in pre-K and kindergarten. It includes a variety of ideas and strategies for gSetting up the classroom gDesigning instruction for students with different needs gCreating positive behavioral supports gMaking learning active gEstablishing productive collaborative relationships with families and colleaguesDude Publishing, an imprint of National Professional Resources, Inc. Books for Children acBeaumont, K. (2004). ... New York: Harcourt, Inc. acDeMonia, L. (2012). ... Orlando, FL:Harcourt Brace aamp; Company. ... New York: Frances Foster Books.
|Title||:||Inclusive Pre-K & Kindergarten:|
|Author||:||Paula Kluth, Jaclyn Beljung|
|Publisher||:||National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing - 2014-06-20|