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  • 1. NELA Developmental ActivitySpring 2013Pre-K Early Elementary EducationChild Development (Pre-K - 2nd Grade)District Programming Information: Granville County Schools Mission and Vision Mission: In partnership with the community, we will continually improve alleducational services to prepare our students today for a successful tomorrow. in Granville County Schools:Early Childhood Programs: Learning begins long before a child enters Kindergarten. PARENTS are the first teachers. Parents as Teachers: a home based program for families with children from birthto age 5 Pre-Kindergarten: Our Title I and more at four classrooms for children age 4 byAugust 31st Project Family Read: An evening program for families with children ages 2-5Academically and Intellectually Gifted Students(PETS Program)PET Program Granville Countys PETS program nurtures all students in Kindergartenthrough third grade in four thinking skills: divergent, visual, convergent andevaluative, using the Primary Education Thinking Skills books from Pieces ofLearning. In every elementary school, the AIG specialist teaches whole class lessonswhile the classroom teacher records observations about the studentsresponses to the lesson. Based on these observations and the workcompleted by the students during the lessons, the AIG Specialist with theclassroom teacher chose the top students in that thinking skill. Thesestudents have an invitation sent home to their parents, asking for permissionto pull them out in a small group.PETS –AIG GCS values gifted students as diverse learners, whose individual needsrequire identification and services that provide rigorous and enrichingacademic and intellectually nurturing opportunities to attain their highestpotential in our globally competitive world.
  • 2. Before and Afterschool ProgramBefore/Afterschool Program The goal is to provide safe, affordable child care, extended assistance withlearning and help with homework, and enjoyable and enriching activities forafter school hours. Special Programs: FUNDAY is offered for students in kindergarten thru 6grade on optional teacher workdays. The summer camp programs is offeredto rising 1st grade students up to 5th grade with summer days packed withrewarding recreational, educational, and fun filled activities.Parental Involvement:Project Family Reads Project Family Read operates at: Butner-Stem Elementary School Stoval-Shaw Elementary School West Oxford Elementary School Families with pre-school children between the ages of 2-5 years and who arenot in regulated child care may attend Parents will increase their ability to communicate with their children, theirunderstanding of how their children develop, and how to help their childrenget ready for school Children will increase their vocabulary, their understanding of numbers, andother knowledge that is important to succeed in schoolCommunity ConnectionsCommunity ConnectionsThe masonic home for childrenGranville education foundationKid-academy The Granville Education Foundation, Inc. The Granville Education Foundation is a non-profit, community-basedorganization working to improve the quality of education for all students inGranville County. The Foundation is independent of the Granville County Schools but worksin collaboration with the schools and with business and community partnersto provide funds to enrich and enhance the educational opportunitiesprovided by the schools. The success of public schools is dependent on the support of the public. TheGranville Education Foundation is guided by a volunteer board comprised of
  • 3. business and community leaders who recognize the importance of a qualityeducation for todays students - tomorrows leaders. All people in the community, whether they have children in the publicschools or not, can play a part in the success of our students.A. Curricular Scope & SequenceGranville County Schools K-5 Elementary Wiki!Access is made available to Granville County School teachers,administrators, and coaches. This wiki focus on K-5 Curriculum andInstruction using the Common Core with available planning units for allelementary grades.Emphasis this year focused on The Call for Change: understandingand implementing the Common Core and Essential Standards.II. Vocabulary: Child Development (Pre-K-2nd) Data Collection/Action Research:
  • 4. V. Brochure: References and any additional Resources orToolkits: Individual Reflection: :