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Instructional Planning for Early Education - Chapter Summary
This helpful chapter covers instructional planning for early education. In these lessons, you'll review strategies and tips for providing instruction that's inline with course standards and see how to set outcomes based on value, alignment and sequence. After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe how to design sequenced instruction
- See how to set instructional outcomes based on a variety of criteria
- Identify the twelve principles of child learning and development
- Understand how to select developmentally appropriate curriculum
- Explain the different types of student SMART goals
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1. Tips & Strategies for Teaching to Course Standards
While standards are a means by which states, school districts, and schools ensure uniformity in teaching, not every teacher understands how to use them to their advantage. This lesson will look at how to analyze standards and use them to design activities and assessments in the classroom.
2. Designing Sequenced Instruction for Student Learning
Planning and designing instruction is necessary for student learning. This lesson explains how teachers can design lessons in a clear sequence and gives examples of classroom use.
3. Setting Instructional Outcomes Based on Value, Sequence & Alignment
This lesson describes three of the key areas to consider when developing a strong educational outcome: value, sequence, and alignment. Learn how to spot good outcomes and how to tweak weaker ones.
4. DAP: Twelve Principles of Child Development & Learning
The National Association for the Education of Young Children has put forth 12 principles of child development and learning. This lesson will review these principles and provide examples of how they can be applied in education.
5. How to Select Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum
Choosing material that is both age and skill-level appropriate can be tricky for any teacher. This lesson explains the concept behind selecting appropriate curriculum and shares methods of determining levels.
6. Using SMART Goals with Students: Types & Examples
Help your students improve academic achievement and develop strong character traits through the use of SMART goals. Setting goals provides students with focus and direction, but how we set goals matters.
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