8:00-8:30 AM Registration: Materials & Handouts
8:30 AM Intro to GSS and High-quality PreK Instruction: The importance of early childhood education, high quality PreK Learning environment.
Pre-K Assessments and Progress Monitoring: Strategies to identify and monitor children’s foundational skills and areas of growth.
Managing the Pre-K Schedule: Arrival and Welcoming Activities & Circle Time
GSS Instructional Tools: Learning Areas, Scope and Sequence, Benchmarks and Daily Lessons
Teaching Developmentally: Development stages in readiness, literacy, math, science and social studies for two-years old to five-years old
Multisensory Learning: Whole-group and small group strategies
Language and Literacy: Phonological Awareness, Alphabet Knowledge, Concepts About Print, Comprehension, Shared Reading, and Writing
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Language and Literacy: Alphabet Knowledge, Concepts About Print, Comprehension, Shared Reading, and Writing
Readiness: Building fine motor skills, drawing, coloring, hands-on letter play,
Numbers & Math: Numbers and Operations, Geometry, Patterns and Algebra
Numbers & Math: Measurement and Time and Data Representation and Probability
Oral Language: Building vocabulary and modeling complete sentences.
Science & Social Studies: Building early scientific thinking skills and helping students understand their community
Resources: Virtual PD Hub, online resources, Spanish resources
4:30 PM Certificate of Attendance, Adjourn