On October 23rd, 2014, we updated our
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OLC is to oral language as ALK is to _____ language.
PA is to ______ as PK is to grapheme.
Teacher is to PA as parent is to _____.
Vocabulary is to _______ as PA + ALK is to decoding.
DW is to decoding as OLC is to ___________.
Miss Mary (quite contrary) needs to improve the alphabet knowledge of her kinder-bound students. She should:
Sing the alphabet song everyday
Have children trace alphabet letters
Engage children in a variety of name writing activities
Play alphabet Bingo
OLC:Oral language comprehension; PA: phonological awareness; ALK: alphabet letter knowledge; Voc: vocabulary; PK: print knowledge; DW: developmental writing
Visit Resources for Early Childhood (REC) project
Sign-In for PD session
Administer CBDM to Teacher/TA
Locate TumbleBook for Shared Reading
Create & submit vocabulary definitions
Search REC for web related resources
Designing & Building…
21 st Century Learning Environment
Our approach is to:
Focus on a specific new technology e.g., e-books
‘ Test it’ in the real setting on a small scale with a few teachers who volunteer…
Learn from what we observe; ‘iron out’ the bugs
Develop an approach for larger-scale implementation
Teach teachers & introduce into all classrooms; continue to monitor.
In the Works…
Expansion of eBook Nook
Expand e-book collection aligned with topic studies in 2010-2011
Initiate study of iPad uses
Initiate study of new Touch Screen programs (alphabet letter knowledge)
Taking a Closer Look…
View the clip (whole group)
Complete checklist (individually)
Share observations (small group)
Identify 2 key observations (small group)
Share key observations (whole group)
Shared Book/Read Aloud You will do this 3x
DEW Activity Learning Spaces • All portions of the classroom serve as learning environments • Children’s learning is supported by the environment • Teachers must examine their learning environments critically, with a focus on student learning