ARS Language & Literacy Curriculum ARS PD Session 17 October 21, 2011
Agenda Morning A6ernoon 8:30 Coﬀee Talk • Phonological Awareness 12:00 Lunch 8:45 Welcome/Agenda 1:00 Oral Language AcDvity • Having a ConversaDon • Let s Look at Our Project 1:30 The Big Three Work • Small Group Research • Sharing Successes 2:15 PracDcing The Big Three 2:45 Break • Parent Event 3:00 Sandy/Course Sign-‐Up 9:30 Karen Burstein/CLASS Data 3:15 Course Work Groups 10:30 Break 4:00 Wrap Up/EvaluaDon 10:45 CLASS Data (cont.) 11:00 Case Studies
ARS Goals • Best pracDce • EssenDal early literacy skills • Knowledgeable educators • 21 century learning environments • Engaged parents and communiDes
Pause…reﬂect…describe one you are working on lately • ATend • Listen • ParDcipate • Learn • Share • Collaborate • Care
Project at a Glance Let s Look at Our Project Work Our Successes including Parent Night!
Data Time CLASS Observation Results (aggregate & next steps)
Curriculum: Case Studies ram atic Play D Vocabulary Curriculum
Curriculum: Oral Language Development AcIvity Having a ConversaDon
Curriculum: EﬀecIve ConversaIonal Strategies The Big Three Clarify-Extend Question-Tell Think-Aloud
Effective Conversational Strategies Practicing the Big Three Clarify-Extend Question-Tell Think Aloud
Beneﬁts EffectiveConversation Strategies • Help children develop a large bank of language structure, words, and meanings. • The more they have and bring to instruction the more they get out of instruction.
ARS Literacy Coursework Courses: Undergrad- Developing Language Choose through Oral Narratives Undergrad- Developing Integrated Curriculum Undergrad- Technology and the Sign-up Early Childhood Classroom Graduate- Seminar in Language and Literacy
Closing & EvaluaIon • Highlights from the session