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Adapted by: Paula Davenport Miranda Leickly Beth Sigurdson
<ul><li>“ The paradoxical goal of raising children is that we hold them close so that they have the confidence to move awa...
About Pyramid <ul><li>Created by Dr. Jef van Kuyk in the Netherlands in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic and balanced </li>...
Pyramid in Action <ul><li>Educational method for children between the ages of three to six </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule: </l...
Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step One – Orientation </li></ul>
Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step Two – Demonstration </li></ul>
Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step Three – Broadening </li></ul>
Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step Four – Deepening </li></ul>
Philosophy <ul><li>Education is the responsibility of the adult  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult tends to and protects the chi...
Four Cornerstones
Method Content <ul><li>Emotional Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Intellig...
Pyramid Programs <ul><li>Play program </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Projects <ul><li>Pyramid projects offer children a structured environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each project book contains...
References <ul><li>Pyramid Post. (2006). In D. Neubauer-van Dijk (Ed.),  Cito USA . Retrieved March 20, 2009, from  http:/...
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Pyramid Method Presentation Ppt

  1. 1. Adapted by: Paula Davenport Miranda Leickly Beth Sigurdson
  2. 2. <ul><li>“ The paradoxical goal of raising children is that we hold them close so that they have the confidence to move away from us.” </li></ul>- Dr. Jef van Kuyk
  3. 3. About Pyramid <ul><li>Created by Dr. Jef van Kuyk in the Netherlands in 1994 </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic and balanced </li></ul><ul><li>Helps teachers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand short and long term cycles of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be more effective in broadening and deepening children’s learning </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Pyramid in Action <ul><li>Educational method for children between the ages of three to six </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three-year-olds: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At least four mornings or afternoons of preschool a week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Four to six year olds: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Five days a week </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Favorable teacher-child ratio (1:12) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutor available as preventative measure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strong parental involvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents engage in similar activities at home as children do in school </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step One – Orientation </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step Two – Demonstration </li></ul>
  7. 7. Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step Three – Broadening </li></ul>
  8. 8. Interactive Storytelling <ul><li>Step Four – Deepening </li></ul>
  9. 9. Philosophy <ul><li>Education is the responsibility of the adult </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adult tends to and protects the child on course toward self-determination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The adult: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remains close to the vulnerable child who is unable to perform daily tasks on his or her own </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simultaneously encourages the child to move away from the adult </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Risk-taking to explore the world around them </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Four Cornerstones
  11. 11. Method Content <ul><li>Emotional Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Cognitive Intelligence </li></ul>
  12. 12. Pyramid Programs <ul><li>Play program </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadening </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deepening </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutoring program </li></ul><ul><li>Parent program </li></ul>
  13. 13. Projects <ul><li>Pyramid projects offer children a structured environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each project book contains 12 projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects last about 3-4 weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books follow a sequential developmental line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects contain the following sections: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning framework </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Optimizing children’s development through their own initiative and the teacher’s initiative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting parent partnerships through authentic involvement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Proactive tutoring </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. References <ul><li>Pyramid Post. (2006). In D. Neubauer-van Dijk (Ed.), Cito USA . Retrieved March 20, 2009, from http://www.cito.com </li></ul><ul><li>Roopnarine, J. L., & Johnson, J. E. (2005). Approached to early childhood education (4 th ed.) . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill Prentice Hall. </li></ul><ul><li>Smith, C. G. (2008). Inspired cognition: A revolutionary four-step process. Interactive storytelling . Symposium conducted at the NESA Winter Training Institute. Retrieved from www.nesacenter.org/storage/content-pages/conferences/wti-2008/Interactive_Storytelling.doc </li></ul><ul><li>van Kuyk, J. (2001, June 1). Pyramid Educational Method for 3 to 6-Year-Old Children: Theory and Research. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED455005) Retrieved March 25, 2009, from ERIC database. </li></ul><ul><li>van Kuyk, J., & Centraal Inst. voor Toetsonwikkeling, A. (1997, September 1). The Pyramid Project. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED420369) Retrieved March 24, 2009, from ERIC database. </li></ul>

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