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The learning-centered kindergarten : 10 keys to success for standards-based classrooms / Shari Y. Ehly ; cover designer, Scott Van Atta.

Author/Creator:
Ehly, Shari Y., author.
Publication:
Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (200 p.)
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Subjects:
Kindergarten -- Methods and manuals.
Learning.
Teaching.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This innovative book helps kindergarten teachers align learning-centered practices with state standards and offers classroom vignettes, practical strategies, lesson plans, and other essential resources.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""About the Author""; ""Introduction: The Importance of Learning-Centered Kindergarten in Today�s Standards-Centered World""; ""No Child Left Behind, Standards, and Changes in Kindergarten""; ""The Need for Learning-Centered Kindergarten""; ""What is a Learning-Centered Kindergarten?""; ""Making Your Kindergarten a Learning-Centered Classroom""; ""Key 1 - Embrace Kindergarten�s Multiple Purposes""; ""The Challenges of Teaching Kindergarten Today""; ""Learning-Centered Kindergarten: A Bridge between Two Worlds""
""Classroom Snapshot�Ms. Carlos Lesson: Sensory Awareness and Vocabulary Development""""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""; ""Guiding Principles and Practical Strategies""; ""Use Your Professional Knowledge base to Guide Your Practice""; ""Opportunity for Professional Growth""; ""Pulling it all Together""; ""Reflection . . .""; ""Key 2 - Understand How Children Learn""; ""Learning Theory and Creating a Learning-Centered Kindergarten""; ""Classroom Snapshot�Ms. Cook Lesson: Flat Stanley Revisited""; ""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""; ""Pulling it all Together""
""Reflection . . .""""Key 3 - Recognize the Special Needs Child""; ""Identifying Special Needs Students in Kindergarten""; ""Identification and Modification""; ""Behavioral and Academic Challenges""; ""Classroom Snapshot�Ms. Washington""; ""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""; ""Pulling it all Together""; ""Reflection . . .""; ""Key 4 - Develop Behavioral Expectations and Procedures""; ""Creating a Learning Environment""; ""Consequences and Rewards""; ""Common Causes of Misbehavior""; ""Classroom Snapshot�Ms. Hunter""; ""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""
""Pulling it all Together""""Reflection . . .""; ""Key 5 - Create a Supportive and Engaging Learning Environment""; ""Classroom Design""; ""Think About This . . .""; ""Classroom Learning Environment""; ""Role of Curriculum and Instructional Practices""; ""Developmentally Appropriate Practices and the Standards""; ""Classroom Snapshot�Mr. Goodwin Lesson: Integrating Technology into the Curriculum""; ""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""; ""Pulling it all Together""; ""Reflection . . .""; ""Key 6 - Recognize Your Students as Members of Families, Communities, and Sociocultural Groups""
""Culture""""Include Families and Caregivers""; ""Classroom Snapshot�Ms. Macrone Lesson: All about Me""; ""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""; ""Pulling it all Together""; ""Reflection . . .""; ""Key 7 - Establish Partnerships with Students and Families""; ""Building Relationships""; ""Go the Extra Mile""; ""Caregiver Education""; ""When Nothing Helps""; ""Classroom Snapshot�Mr. Bradley""; ""Reflection on the Classroom Snapshot""; ""Pulling it all Together""; ""Reflection . . .""; ""Key 8 - Plan Meaningful Learning Experiences to Connect Your Students to the Standards""
""Developmentally-Appropriate Practice can be Rigorous Too""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Atta, Scott Van, cover designer.
ISBN:
1-4522-9534-4
1-4522-9836-X
OCLC:
922907716