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Transcript: Child and parents Out of violence Ready for Kindergarten George Clooney Dakota Fanning Anne Frank Larry Page and Sergey Brin (Google founder) Jeff Bezos (Amazon founder) Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia founder) Will Wright (Sims Designer) Katharine Graham (former Washington Post owner and editor) Julia Child David Blaine Sean Combs Prince William and Harry Bill & Hilary Clinton’s child Developmental Milestones Age 5 1945- Reggio Emilia, Italy 1967-Taken over by government 1950's & 1960's- Belief in innovative education Loris Malaguzzi-psychology 1963-First municipal preschool 1980's-Reggio Emilia schools become well known 2003- Istituzione Cons Cognitive/ Language: Self directed by child Not many whole group activities Social/ Emotional: Maria Montessori- Montessori Method- Based on child's developmental needs and desire to learn Whole child approach Prepared environment Montessori materials Role of the teacher Physical: Committee of academic and civil rights activists Dr. Robert Cooke 1965-Team meeting at White House Head Start 8 week program Preschool classes, medical care, dental care and mental health services Bank Street Activity Bank Street Hard to catch up Teachers only need 2 year degree Kindergarten They use theory to inform practice, and practice to inform theory The Developmental-Interaction approach is the basis for much of Bank Street’s work with children The Bank Street approach emphasizes "meeting" children on their own terms. Interaction refers to the child’s engagement with the world and to the teacher’s awareness of the interests of her / his students. Developmental-Interaction refers to the ways in which cognition and emotion are always interconnected in any teaching situation. http://av.vimeo.com/91262/931/16998956.mp4?token=1352346454_7e436183e55353f20fbdb31e747d7bc4 Jean Piaget made his first observations of children in a Montessori school and served as head of the Swiss Montessori Society for many years. Mr. Rogers was a strong advocate of Montessori education. We went to Montessori School… Informal Parents become part of process Opinions valued Background 3 year age span Individual learning Quiet and child friendly environment Concrete learning > Abstract learning Plenty of time to engage in learning Builds confidence and self esteem in child Fosters curiosity Enjoys dramatic play with other children Cooperates well; forms small groups that may choose to exclude a peer Shows less physical aggression, turns it into verbal Understands the power of rejecting others; verbally threatens to end friendships or select others, becomes bossy Bank Street Background Pros Employs a vocabulary of 5,000 to 8,000 words Pronounces words with little difficulty Uses fuller, more complex sentences Remembers lines of simple poems and Repeats full sentences and expressions from others, including television shows and commercials shows growing speech fluency in expressing ideas Interesting Facts Key Points of Reggio Emilia Developmental Milestones Age 5 Cons Cons Pros By Katie Hall & Kaitlin Bentrup Montessori Reggio Emilia Background Pros Uses computer keyboard Likes to disassemble and reassemble objects and dress and undress dolls Has basic grasp of right and left but mixes them up at times Zips coat; buttons well; ties shoes with adult coaching; dresses quickly Walks a two-inch balance beam well; jumps over objects Walks backward quickly; skips and runs with agility and speed Displays high energy levels; rarely shows fatigue; finds inactivity difficult and seeks active games and environments Climbs well; coordinates movements for swimming or bike riding Jumps down several steps; jumps rope Hops well; maintains an even gate in stepping Head Start Activity Head Start Child's natural development Children understand Child's opinion About.com's 4 key principles: 1. Children have some say 2. Senses 3. Interaction and exploration 4. Expression Started as The Bureau of Educational Experiments (BEE) founded by Lucy Sprague Mitchell, her husband Wesley Mitchell, and colleague Harriet Johnson in New York City In 1919 BEE established a Nursery School 1930 moved to Bank Street and set up Cooperative School for Student Teachers 1954 – The School for Children, a full-scale elementary school, began with one class. 1978 – Family Center, a child care, education and evaluation center children, aged 6 months to 4 years, is founded. Developmental Milestones Age 5 Background Informal Not prepared Working together

Kindergarten Presentation

Transcript: Your child will receive an agenda book. Make sure you write how your child goes home everyday. Dismissal runs so much more smoothly when you write how they go home. This is also a form of communication between parents and teachers. It would be a good idea to write your child's name in things such as: coats, backpacks, and lunch boxes. We are very active in Kindergarten. We recommend that your child wear tennis shoes or other shoes that are securely attached to their feet to promote a safer environment. Important pages in the Agenda If your child buys lunch: -they go through the lunch line - they must have money on their lunch account Lunch Numbers Day cares will be loaded by a teacher. make sure your child knows the name of the daycare. Kids club will be walked to the cafeteria at dismissal. Prepare your child for sharing and taking turns with others. Agenda Books Read: Reading with your child is very important. When you read ask your child questions like: What do you see in this picture? What is going on in this story? Who is the story about? Specials Classes Arrival Parent contract and internet access pages must be sign and returned to your child's teacher. The dress code is in the front of the agenda book as well as code of conduct/ behavior and attendance rules. You might want to fill out the first page of the agenda book with your child's name, school, etc. in case it is lost. Numbers: Practice counting to 100 with your child. Also practice recognizing numbers 0-20. Dismissal- Bus Dismissal- Cars Bus riders will be walked to the bus by a teacher. A teacher will walk the children to their buses. However, it is a good idea to teach your child his/her bus number and the bus drivers name. Supply List: 2 boxes 8 count Crayola crayons 2 boxes 24 count Crayola crayons 10 glue sticks 1 package Crayola markers 3 plastic folders 1 composition book 1 pair Fiskars scissors 1 package Ticonderoga pencils 1 package construction paper Your child will sit at a lunch table with his/her classmates. If you come to eat lunch with your child sign in at the office. you may eat with your child at one of the assigned tables, but you may only Southside Kindergarten Personal Items Alphabet: Practice letters with your child. Your child needs to recognize letters when they are shown to them on flashcards and out of sequence. You will also need this number if you get your child early from school. Meet Our Teachers Tables at Lunch Car riders will load on the side of the school close to the large playground and basket ball court. Kindergarten parents should be in the lane closest to the school. Kindergarten students will sit under the covered end of the side walk. Your child will report to the gym if he/she arrives before 7:05. The children sit in the bleachers and are dismissed by grade level to their classes. Boys sit on one side and girls on the other. Kindergarten is on the first row. Make sure you arrive by 7:15 everyday. Talk about what events and things you are doing with your child. This will help increase your child's vocabulary. The Cafeteria School Supplies Dismissal- Daycare or Kids Club Around the School

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Transcript: Death rate 2012: 12.84 deaths/1,000 population (World ranking: 22) Infant (Child Mortality) Total: 79.02 deaths/1,000 live births (world ranking: 10) HIV/AIDS (2) Appropriate Technology Landlocked country Great African Rift Valley system: East – Lake Malawi South – mountains, tropical palm-lined beaches Mainly a large plateau, with some hills Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa) Almost 1 million people have AIDS 60% of these are female Declining in urban areas, Rising in rural areas Leading cause of death amongst adults Contributes to the low life expectancy: 54.2 years 209th ranking (One of the lowest) 500,000 children have been orphaned due to AIDs Micro-finance Policy Framework and Strategies (Health SWAp) increasing the availability and accessibility of antenatal services; utilization of skilled health personnel during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period at all levels of the health system; strengthening the capacity of individuals and institutions to improve maternal and neonatal health; increasing the number of skilled health personnel; constructing and upgrading health facilities to offer essential health services particularly focusing on rural and underserved areas; and provision of ARVs and micronutrients during pregnancy. Geography of Malawi CCST 9004 Appropriate Technology for the Developing World Indicator 3: Literacy Rate of 15 – 24 year-olds According to the World Bank, microfinance is defined as: Microfinance is the provision of financial services to the entrepreneurial poor.This definition has two important features:it emphasizes a range of financial services—not just credit— and it emphasizes the entrepreneurial poor. Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education Appropriate Technology: SIRDAMAIZE 113 Population: 16,777,547 (estimated in July 2013) Population growth rate: 2.758% (2012 est.) (World ranking: 18) Age structure Children: 50% of total population HIV/AIDS Human Resources Education Poverty Food Insecurity Erratic Rainfall Patterns/Droughts Corruption Lack of Foreign Investment Languages Indicator 5: Proportion of seats held by women in National Parliaments Central Region: 1-9 (Yellow) *Capital: Lilongwe Northern Region: 10-15 (Red) Southern Region: 16-27 (Green) Lake Malawi (Blue) Land surface area 45,747 square miles Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leadinto absenteeism, especially among girls who take care of the sick · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. Malawi – Climate/Agriculture Trading partners: South Africa, Zambia, China, US Challenges: · shortage of qualified primary school teachers; · inadequate physical infrastructure; · poor retention of girls mainly from standard five to eight; · high disease burden due to HIV and AIDS consequently leading to absenteeism especially among girls who take care of the sick; and · poor participation of school committees and their communities in school management. · Poverty levels are high in rural areas. 1 Doctor per 50,000 people Hinders the ability to deliver medical services to people in need Reason: Emigration Lack of access to education Aggravated by AIDS > 4 nurses are lost each month This also affects other sectors: Government Business Farmers Human Resources HIV/AIDS - Contemporary GDP: US $14.58 billion (2012 est.) (World ranking: 142) Labor force: agriculture: 90%; industry and services: 10% (2003 est.) Countries main income Agriculture Main crops: maize, tobacco, tea, sugar cane, groundnuts, cotton, wheat, coffee, and rice Industry: tobacco, tea, sugar, sawmill products, cement, consumer goods Challenges: limited capacity in terms of human and material resources to facilitate adult literacy and continuing education; early marriages perpetuated by socioeconomic factors; socio–cultural factors that make people believe that men should be leaders while women are followers; and, poor learning environment which affects girls in primary and secondary schools e.g. sanitary facilities, long distances to education facilities, extra burden from domestic chores especially for adolescent girls resulting into high dropout rate. 1964: Independent from Britain Indicator 1: Maternal Mortality Ratio Malawi Demographics Problems - Outline Indicator 4: Share of Women in Wage Employment in the Non- Agriculture Sector measure of employment opportunities ( i.e equal proportions of men and women in formal employment) Yet, more women participate in the agriculture sector than in the formal wage employment especially in jobs that require professional qualifications. Due to: literacy levels, gender disparity and cultural values. Facts About the Product: Drought tolerant maize variant Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas 136 days to mature Normally: 150 – 180 days Able to mature under limited rainfall Suitable for marginal rainfall areas

Kindergarten Presentation

Transcript: Instructional Strategies are: Demonstration - Quad B A live visual exhibition of a process or experiment. Text Focus on the development and support of Effective Instruction that improves student achievement DSEI - Daggett System for Effective Instruction - Six Elements of Teaching Instructional Strategies that will help us use the Rigor/Relevance Framework as we teach Introduction Text Brainstorming Cooperative Learning Demonstration Text Introduction Text Teacher (cheerleader) Encourages participation Background knowledge Uses Realia - to be creative & fun Play games, illustrate things Student (Idea generator) Thinks creatively - uses imagination Thinks “Outside the box” Shares out, gives personal examples Effective Instructional Strategies Text Links Connections Instructional Strategies (specific) Methods skillful teachers use to facilitate rigorous and relevant learning within their classrooms Cooperative Learning - Quad B & D 5 Components- Positive interdependence, Face to face interaction, Individual accountability, Interpersonal & small groups skills, Group processing Brainstorming - Quad C & D Rules - 1. No critical remarks are allowed. 2. Hitchhiking is okay. 3. Free-wheeling is welcomed. 4. Quantity is desired. 5.Silence is fine. 6. A time limit is necessary. 7. Evaluation comes later. Introduction Embrace rigorous & relevant expectations for all students Build strong relationships with students Possess depth of knowledge so that info is relevant to students Facilitate rigorous and relevant instruction based on their learning styles. Demonstrate expertise Use assessments to guide and differentiate Teacher/Parent Prepares the student in advance Assess students/ gives responsibility Assigns partners & roles, or role reversals Provides for equal participation Student (Peer Participation) Collaborative in learning process Pair share Gives supportive feedback Thumbs up/ thumbs down Six Elements of Teaching Introduction Kindergarten Presentation Focus on the development and support of Effective Instruction that improves student achievement DSEI - Daggett System for Effective Instruction - Six Elements of Teaching Instructional Strategies that will help us use the Rigor/Relevance Framework as we teach Text Text Text Demonstration - Quad B A live visual exhibition of a process or experiment. Where to Get More Information Teacher (Salesperson) Gives organized presentations Use of visual representation & technology Has students replicate, models, illustrates Uses Instructional Checklist, “I Do” Student (Interested Observer) Watches carefully, sits in learning position Focuses on teacher, ask questions, stays on topic Rehearses in his/her mind Cloud writing Focus on the development and support of Effective Instruction that improves student achievement DSEI - Daggett System for Effective Instruction - Six Elements of Teaching Instructional Strategies that will help us use the Rigor/Relevance Framework as we teach Teacher (Salesperson) Gives organized presentations Use of visual representation & technology Has students replicate, models, illustrates Uses Instructional Checklist, “I Do” Student (Interested Observer) Watches carefully, sits in learning position Focuses on teacher, ask questions, stays on topic Rehearses in his/her mind Cloud writing Effective Instructional Strategies Volume 1 Brainstorming - pgs. 29 - 36 Cooperative Learning - pgs. 37 - 48 Demonstration pgs . 49 - 53 Note: There is a teacher checklist at the end of each chapter. 3 Instructional Strategies Text Kindergarten Presentation

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