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Building Authentic Relationships with Culturally Diverse Families

Building Authentic Relationships with Culturally Diverse Families Elia Garcia, Program Consultant, New Teacher Center Katherine Powell, Program Consultant, New Teacher Center Throughout this session, participants will explore the importance of incorporating culture in Early Learning classrooms to build authentic relationships with culturally diverse families. Participants…

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Differentiating Instruction for Children’s Optimal Social-Emotional Development

Differentiating Instruction for Children’s Optimal Social-Emotional Development ​LACOE, Head Start Division Karina Loza, Disabilities Consultant Cristina Preuss, Disabilities Consultant Dr. Sandra Williams, Mental Health Consultant Dr. Tony Wu, Mental Health Consultant Differentiated instruction is critical for young children with differing learning styles and levels of…

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It’s All About Relationships: Explicitly Teaching Relationship Skills

It’s All About Relationships: Explicitly Teaching Relationship Skills Janis Arnerich, Program Consultant, New Teacher Center Katherine Powell, Program Consultant, New Teacher Center Throughout this session, participants will explore the value of building relationships within their classrooms. Participants will be able to describe relationships skills and…

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Practical and Proven Strategies for Teaching Young Dual Language Learners (POLL)

Practical and Proven Strategies for Teaching Young Dual Language Learners (POLL) Linda Espinosa, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Early Childhood Education, University of Missouri, Columbia Whit Hayslip, Early Childhood Education Consultant, Starting Smart and Strong Initiative Elizabeth S. Magruder, M.Ed. Senior Program Associate, WestEd Center for Child…

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Relationships: A Foundation to Social-Emotional Learning

Relationships: A Foundation to Social-Emotional Learning Usha Sampath, Early Education Consultant, CPIN Region 11 Participants in this session will gain an understanding of key concepts from the Preschool Learning Foundations and Curriculum Framework Social-Emotional Development domain, Relationships strand. You will observe, read and discuss the…

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Self-Regulation 

Self-Regulation Betsy Fox, Director, Early Learning Partnerships, New Teacher Center Kitty Dixon, Senior Vice President, Innovation, New Teacher Center Self-regulation describes a range of meta-cognitive skills and characteristics. In this interactive session, participants will explore the development of self-regulation and its role in learning. Participants…

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Social-Emotional Development, Challenging Behaviors, and Building Self-Regulation

Social-Emotional Development, Challenging Behaviors, and Building Self-Regulation ​LACOE, Head Start Division Karina Loza, Disabilities Consultant Cristina Preuss, Disabilities Consultant Dr. Sandra Williams, Mental Health Consultant Dr. Tony Wu, Mental Health Consultant We will discuss TK students’ social-emotional development and critical milestones, and how these relate…

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Supporting Administrators and Coaches in Serving Young Dual Language Learners and their Families

Supporting Administrators and Coaches in Serving Young Dual Language Learners and their Families Linda Espinosa, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Early Childhood Education, University of Missouri, Columbia Whit Hayslip, Early Childhood Education Consultant, Starting Smart and Strong Initiative Elizabeth S. Magruder, M.Ed. Senior Program Associate, WestEd Center…

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Supporting Social-Emotional Development for ALL Children: TK Resources to Support Administrators and Teacher Leaders

Supporting Social-Emotional Development for ALL Children: TK Resources to Support Administrators and Teacher Leaders Natalie Woods Andrews, Ed.D., Director, Early Learning Department, Sacramento County Office of Education, California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) Stacy Sewell, Coordinator, Early Learning Department, Sacramento County Office of Education This interactive…

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Supporting Student English Language and Socio-Emotional Learning through the DRDP-K

Supporting Student English Language and Socio-Emotional Learning through the DRDP-K (2015) Tamarra Osborne, Project Manager DRTTA, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies In this hands-on workshop, we will explore the different views of the Desired Results Developmental Profile—Kindergarten (DRDP-K), with a special focus on…

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Building an Early Learning Continuum for Student Success

Building an Early Learning Continuum for Student Success Early Edge California and New Teacher Center were pleased to host 400 educators and administrators for a day of professional learning at the 2017 sold-out 6th Annual Transitional Kindergarten Conference. Our thanks goes to the TK professionals who joined us…

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Tulare County Transitional Kindergarten Toolkit

Tulare County Transitional Kindergarten Toolkit Tulare County Office of Education January 2013 View Resource The Transitional Kindergarten toolkit includes many helpful resources for schools, administrators, teachers and parents to use in the preparation and facilitation of Transitional Kindergarten.

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District Progress Guide for TK Planning and Implementation: What Have We Done? What Do We Do Next?

District Progress Guide for TK Planning and Implementation: What Have We Done? What Do We Do Next? Santa Clara County Office of Education October 2011 View Resource Template for school and district administrators to use for planning in areas of communications, central office operations, school…

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TK Let’s Go Webinar – April 17 2012

TK Let’s Go Webinar – April 17 2012 Santa Clara County Office of Education April 2012 View Resource Power Point presentation for the April 17 webinar, TK Classroom Environment, providing information on how to use preschool environmental supports, such as the Preschool Learning Foundations and…

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TK Let’s Go Webinar – May 15, 2012

TK Let’s Go Webinar – May 15, 2012 Oznat Zur, Elizabeth Magruder May 2012 View Resource Power Point Presentation for the May 15, 2012 webinar, From Standards to Practice, Creating a Working Plan. The webinar reviews the alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with…

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TK Phase-In & Entry Date Graphic for TK and K

TK Phase-In & Entry Date Graphic for TK and K Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) July 2012 View Resource A graphic that outlines the three year phase-in process of implementation, and also shows when a child will be age-eligible for kindergarten or transitional kindergarten…

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Teaching Cases on Family Engagement

Teaching Cases on Family Engagement Harvard Family Research Project January 2012 View Resource This article shares valuable tools in preparing early childhood educators to engage effectively with families. Through case-based discussion, educators can enhance their critical thinking and problem-solving skills and consider multiple perspectives.

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Supporting Dual Language/English Language Learners in TK

Supporting Dual Language/English Language Learners in TK Dr. Linda Espinosa, Dr. Carola Matera, Ms. Elizabeth Magruder March 2010 View Resource A list of tips to consider for supporting Dual Language/English Language Learners in transition kindergarten based on lessons learned from Los Angeles Unified School District’s…

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State Superintendent Expanded TK Letter

State Superintendent Expanded TK Letter State Superintendent of Public Instruction July 2015 View Resource A letter to California County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators that outlines the opportunity for districts to grant early admission, at the beginning of the school year, for pupils…

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September 2012 TK Monthly Webinar

September 2012 TK Monthly Webinar Cecilia Fisher-Dahms, Peter Mangione, and Osnat Zur September 2012 View Resource Powerpoint presentation on aligning the Preschool Foundations with California’s Infant Toddler Learner and Development Foundations, Kindergarten Content Standards, Kindergarten Common Core Standards, Head Start Child Development and Early Learning…

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September 2012 TK Monthly Webinar

September 2012 TK Monthly Webinar Cecilia Fisher-Dahms, Peter Mangione, and Osnat Zur September 2012 View Resource Webinar (Powerpoint and audio recording) on aligning the Preschool Foundations with California’s Infant Toddler Learner and Development Foundations, Kindergarten Content Standards, Kindergarten Common Core Standards, Head Start Child Development…

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Second Step: Social Emotional Skills for Early Learning

Second Step: Social Emotional Skills for Early Learning Committee for Children July 2012 View Resource Site features the “Second Step” program. Each grade level features developmentally appropriate ways to teach core social-emotional skills such as: empathy, emotion management, and problem solving. Training and classroom kits…

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Transitional Kindergarten Planning for Long-Term Student Success

Transitional Kindergarten Planning for Long-Term Student Success Dr. Lisa Kaufman, Santa Clara County Office of Education, Early Learning Services September 2011 View Resource A presentation from the Santa Clara COE, Early Learning Services on key components of strategic planning for TK, including vision, framework, central…

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Transitional Kindergarten: Presentation for Cambrian School District Parents

Transitional Kindergarten: Presentation for Cambrian School District Parents Cambrian School District and Santa Clara Office of Education, Early Learning Services January 2012 View Resource A Power Point presentation was developed for Cambrian School District parents. Provides an overview of TK, the implementation plan for Cambrian…

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Save Kindergarten

Resources Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness (Harvard Family Research Project) Social-emotional Development Strategies (CSEFEL) Videos: Social-emotional Development Strategies (CSEFEL) Resources for ELL Teachers (Colorin Colorado) Resources for a Literacy Rich Classroom (First 5 Santa Cruz) Save Kindergarten Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) May…

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Sample School Board Policy for Transitional Kindergarten Implementation

Resources Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness (Harvard Family Research Project) Social-emotional Development Strategies (CSEFEL) Videos: Social-emotional Development Strategies (CSEFEL) Resources for ELL Teachers (Colorin Colorado) Resources for a Literacy Rich Classroom (First 5 Santa Cruz) Sample School Board Policy for Transitional Kindergarten Implementation California…

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Ready for K with ESEA – CCSESA

Ready for K with ESEA – CCSESA California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) October 2009 View Resource A plan from California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA), offering the A B C’s of how to use Title I, Part A, ESEA Funds for preschool…

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Reading With Your Child

Reading With Your Child Los Angeles Unified School District June 2011 View Resource Ideas for families on how they can support children with reading including everyday opportunities they can enjoy reading with their children.

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Professional Development Modules for TK

Professional Development Modules for TK CCSESA November 2013 View Resource The TK modules, developed through a collaboration among county offices of education, provide an overview of The Alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Education Resources (CDE, 2012) and include strategies and…

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Principles of Family Engagement

Principles of Family Engagement Santa Clara County Early Learning Master Plan Family Engagement and Leadership Working Committee January 2012 View Resource Principles of family engagement developed by community organizations committed to reaching out to involve families in meaningful ways, and families are committed to actively…

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Supporting Math Talk in Centers

Supporting Math Talk in Centers Barbara Chisholm, San Francisco Unified School District May 2017 View Resource Presentation slides from Barbara Chisholm, San Francisco Unified School District, at the 6th Annual TK Conference. The workshop focused on Common Core and Preschool Learning Foundations-aligned math activities, with…

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Preschool English Learners: Principles and Practices to Promote Language, Literacy, and Learning

Preschool English Learners: Principles and Practices to Promote Language, Literacy, and Learning California Department of Education January 2009 View Resource The Preschool English Learner Guide from the California Department of Education offers early childhood care and education providers resources to assist in understanding and supporting…

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PreKinders: Resources for Pre-K Teachers

PreKinders: Resources for Pre-K Teachers PreKinders July 2012 View Resource A site were Pre-K teachers can find lessons and ideas to use in their Pre-K classrooms. Free printables and activities include everything from math to literacy, fine motor skills and classroom management.

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The Alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Education Resources

The Alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Education Resources California Department of Education July 2012 View Resource This online publication presents the developmental continuum of learning for children from birth through kindergarten. It shows the connections that the nine domains of…

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Off to School

Off to School Whitcomb Hayslip, Barbara Blakley, Elizabeth Magruder March 2012 View Resource Classroom activities that incorporate drawings, cut outs, pictures and self portraits that connect to English language development, social-emotional, self-regulation, language and literacy and mathematics content areas, and DRDP-SR domains.

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October 2011 TK Monthly Call

October 2011 TK Monthly Call Wilma Hashimoto, Associate Director, Early Care and Education, Fresno County Office of Education; Dr. Susan R. Macy, Coordinator, Early Childhood Program/ Director, Joyce M. Huggins Early Education Center, Kremen School of Education and Human Development, California State University, Fresno; Justina…

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Nuts and Bolts of Building a Transitional Kindergarten

Nuts and Bolts of Building a Transitional Kindergarten Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District, Washington School. Mrs. Esau and Mrs. Lee August 2011 View Resource A comprehensive guide to starting a transitional kindergarten from Kingsburg Elementary Charter School School District. It provides an overview of transitional…

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Storybook Reading for Young Dual Language Learners

Storybook Reading for Young Dual Language Learners National Association for the Education of Young Children January 2011 View Resource This article outlines strategies that can improve the classroom engagement and learning by children for whom English is a second language. The article also discusses their…

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May 2011 TK Monthly Call

May 2011 TK Monthly Call Elizabeth Magruder, Support Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District; Rebecca Chamow, Local Communications Consultant; and Ernesto Saldaña, State Field Director, Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) May 2011 View Resource Audio recording outlining TK program planning and implementation as well…

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Math Instruction Video 2

Math Instruction Video 2 Long Beach Unified School District September 2012 View Resource A math lesson in which a small group of transitional kindergarten students are learning to sort and categorize numbers while practicing turn-taking, cooperative learning and problem-solving. The teacher’s objective is to assess…

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Math Instruction Video 1

Math Instruction Video 1 Long Beach Unified School District September 2012 View Resource A small group of transitional kindergarten students are adding the number of letters in their names while practicing turn-taking, cooperative learning and problem solving. The teacher’s objective is to observe the students…

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March 2011 TK Monthly Call

March 2011 TK Monthly Call Lisa Kaufman, Ph.D., Director, Early Learning Services, Santa Clara County Office of Education; Sher yll Ebbs, Family Literacy/Early Childhood Administrator , Gilroy Unified School District; Ruth Yoon, Early Childhood Education Administrator, Los Angeles Unified School District March 2011 View Resource…

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Long Beach Unified Cinema Ad

Long Beach Unified Cinema Ad Long Beach Unified School District January 2013 View Resource Cinema ad created by Long Beach Unified School District to promote Transitional Kindergarten in their local communities.

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LBUSD Transitional Kindergarten Parent Rally

LBUSD Transitional Kindergarten Parent Rally Preschool California July 2012 View Resource Educators, parents, community and business leaders and advocates gathered at Washington Carver Elementary to support full implementation of transitional kindergarten. Watch to see why these people are excited about TK, and to get a…

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LAUSD Preschool through 3rd Grade Resolution

LAUSD Preschool through 3rd Grade Resolution Los Angeles Unified School District June 2013 View Resource A school board resolution that calls for the development of a framework based on educational standards, curricula, assessment and professional development that are strongly aligned across high-quality pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, 1st,…

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June 2011 TK Monthly Call

June 2011 TK Monthly Call Whitcomb Hayslip, Early Childhood Education Consultant, The David and Lucille Packard Foundation; Ashlee Tran, Communications and Internet Advocacy Associate, Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) , and Lisa Kaufman PhD., Director, Early Learning Services Department, Santa Clara County Office of…

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July 2012 Statement on Full ADA Funding for TK

July 2012 Statement on Full ADA Funding for TK Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) July 2012 View Resource Letter written by Preschool CA describing the full state funding that school districts will receive for transitional kindergarten.

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July 2011 TK Monthly Call

July 2011 TK Monthly Call Rebecca Chamow, Local Communications Consultant,Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California); and Dr. Carola Matera, Early Learning Consultant July 2011 View Resource Audio recording presenting the Transitional Kindergarten Toolkit as well as information on how to support dual language learners in…

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Introduction to DonorsChoose.org

Introduction to DonorsChoose.org DonorsChoose.org August 2011 View Resource A Power Point presentation that provides an introduction to DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that makes it easy for anyone to help public school teachers and classrooms in need.

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Improving Education for English Learners: Research Based Approaches

Improving Education for English Learners: Research Based Approaches California Department of Education September 2010 View Resource This Power Point presentation outlines the book from the California Department of Education, “Improving Education for English Learners: Research Based Approaches.” The purpose of the book is to meet…

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Harvard Family Research: Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework: Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness from Prenatal to Age 8

Harvard Family Research: Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework: Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness from Prenatal to Age 8 Harvard Family Research Project August 2011 View Resource This article describes a framework of “Promoting Family Engagement and School Readiness from Prenatal to Age 8.”…

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Get Ready to Read

Get Ready to Read www.getreadytoread.org/ July 2012 This site is designed to support educators, parents and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. The resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults and ways…

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Gathering and Using Language Information that Families Share

Gathering and Using Language Information that Families Share National Center on Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness October 2013 View Resource Tools to help teachers gather information from families on children’s past experiences with language/s. This information helps teachers build upon those experiences and support their students’…

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Fun and Meaningful “Big 5” Activities

Fun and Meaningful “Big 5” Activities Center for Early Education and Development – University of Minnesota December 2005 View Resource A early literacy resource handbook gives examples of five main types of important activities for teaching literacy skills. You can find the “Big 5” activities…

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February 2013 TK Monthly Webinar

February 2013 TK Monthly Webinar Linda Platas, Heising Simons Foundation and Kim Bambao, San Mateo County Office of Education February 2013 View Resource Powerpoint presentation reviewing the importance of mathematics in the TK classroom, including how math informs literacy and social-emotional development.

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February 2013 TK Monthly Webinar

February 2013 TK Monthly Webinar Linda Platas, Heising Simons Foundation and Kim Bambao, San Mateo County Office of Education February 2013 View Resource Webinar (Powerpoint and audio recording) reviewing the importance of mathematics in the TK classroom, including how math informs literacy and social-emotional development.

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Expanded TK 1 pager

Expanded TK 1 pager Early Edge California August 2015 View Resource Statutory changes made in the 2015-16 CA state budget clarify that school districts may expand TK beyond the original eligible cohort of fall birthday children to provide a kindergarten readiness experience to more children,…

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Math Matters National Report, Executive Summary

Math Matters National Report, Executive Summary Stipek, Deborah and Schoenfeld, Alan November 2011 View Resource The conference “Pathways for Supporting Early Mathematics Learning” brought experts together to discuss how educational research, practice, and policy can be coordinated to improve the teaching of early mathematics for…

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Epstein’s Six Areas of Family Involvement

Epstein’s Six Areas of Family Involvement Dr. Joyce Epstein January 2011 View Resource A list of Dr. Joyce Epstein’s six areas of family involvement, including parenting, communicating, volunteering, learning at homem making decisions, collaborating with community.

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Early Education for Dual Language Learners: Promoting School Readiness and Early School Success

Early Education for Dual Language Learners: Promoting School Readiness and Early School Success Linda Espinosa November 2013 View Resource This report contributes to the effort to identify the specific features of early childhood education programs that most effectively support dual language learners.

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Early Learning Dual Language Initiative

Early Learning Dual Language Initiative Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners July 2012 View Resource The newly developed Early Dual Language Learner Initiative (EDLLI) provides resources, professional development and technical assistance to community partners regarding culturally and linguistically responsive practices for young children, birth through age…

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DRDP-SR Project Summary & District Report Template

DRDP-SR Project Summary & District Report Template California Department of Education August 2011 View Resource A Desired Results Developmental Profile – School Readiness (DRDP-SR) Instrument project summary details how the DRDP-SR project was developed to test a child assessment for teachers to observe, document, and…

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Desired Results Developmental Profile – School Readiness© (DRDP-SR © ) – Assessment instrument & guide

Desired Results Developmental Profile – School Readiness© (DRDP-SR © ) – Assessment instrument & guide California Department of Education Child Development Division July 2012 View Resource The Desired Results Developmental Profile – School Readiness © (DRDP-SR ©) is an assessment instrument that is designed for…

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December 2012 TK Monthly Webinar

December 2012 TK Monthly Webinar Elizabeth Magruder and Barbara Blakley December 2012 View Resource Powerpoint presentation on “Developing Young Authors in TK: Nurturing the Whole Child Through Integrated Approaches to Writing”, outlining how writing can develop social-emotional, cognitive, and physical skills.

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Dialogic Reading Modules for Teachers of DLLs

Dialogic Reading Modules for Teachers of DLLs Loyola Marymount University January 2014 View Resource Online professional development modules that focus on the Doing What Works Dialogic Reading framework with an emphasis on effective practices for Dual Language Learners/English Learners (DLL/ELs). Modules are self-paced and are…

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December 2012 TK Monthly Webinar

December 2012 TK Monthly Webinar Elizabeth Magruder and Barbara Blakley December 2012 View Resource Webinar (Powerpoint + audio recording) on “Developing Young Authors in TK: Nurturing the Whole Child Through Integrated Approaches to Writing”, outlining how writing can develop social-emotional, cognitive, and physical skills.

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November 2011 TK Monthly Call

November 2011 TK Monthly Call Joyce Wright, Assistant Superintendent, Sacramento County Office of Education; Vickie Ramos, Deputy Field Director, Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California); and Deborah Kong, Communications Director, Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) November 2011 View Resource Audio Recording presenting the Transitional…

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Customizable Parent Brochure on Transitional Kindergarten – Spanish

Customizable Parent Brochure on Transitional Kindergarten – Spanish Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) March 2012 View Resource The following template brochure was developed based on feedback from parents across California. It incorporates information about the Kindergarten Readiness Act and the creation of transitional kindergarten,…

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Customizable Parent Brochure on Transitional Kindergarten

Customizable Parent Brochure on Transitional Kindergarten Early Edge California (formerly Preschool California) March 2012 View Resource The following template brochure was developed based on feedback from parents across California. It incorporates information about the Kindergarten Readiness Act and the creation of transitional kindergarten, and provides…

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Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching and English Language Learners

Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching and English Language Learners Diane Torres-Velasquez with Gilberto Lobo January 2005 View Resource This article discusses and illustrates some strategies for teaching culturally responsive mathematics to ELLs. These strategies help students perceive and describe their world, their community, and themselves using…

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Planning for Long-Term Student Success – Presentation to Cambrian School District Board of Education

Planning for Long-Term Student Success – Presentation to Cambrian School District Board of Education Cambrian School District and Santa Clara Office of Education, Early Learning Services Department October 2011 View Resource A Power Point presentation developed for the Cambrian School District Board of Education. The…

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California State University TK Modules

California State University TK Modules California State University January 2014 View Resource The eight CSU Transitional Kindergarten Modules address the range of content areas and are designed to prepare preservice teachers for TK classrooms, including activities that deepen understanding of developmentally appropriate practice, the role…

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Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services

Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services July 2012 View Resource BRYCS provides individual consultations, trainings, and conference presentations on topics related to serving refugee children and families. Teachers can find numerous downloadable resources, suggestions for children’s books relating to…

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August 2011 TK Monthly Call

August 2011 TK Monthly Call Melanie Duppins, Director of Program Expansion Partnerships, DonorsChoose.org; Camille Maben, Director, Child Development Division, California Department of Education; Wilma Hashi moto, Associate Director, Early Care and Education, Fresno County Office of Education; and Jeannie Liao – Gleason, Coordinator, Beginning Teacher…

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Assessment for Learning: What Policymakers Should Know About Formative Assessment

Assessment for Learning: What Policymakers Should Know About Formative Assessment WestEd April 2013 View Resource A policy brief discussing the need for assessment systems in which assessments are used not just to measure student learning and inform accountability decisions but also to advance learning by…

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Assessment Considerations for Young English Language Learners Across Different Levels of Accountability

Assessment Considerations for Young English Language Learners Across Different Levels of Accountability Linda M. Espinosa & Michael L. López August 2007 View Resource An article discussing of considerations and recommendations for assessing young English language learners in programs with different levels of accountability and an…

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Assessing Social-Emotional Competence

Assessing Social-Emotional Competence Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) January 2008 View Resource This synthesis provides information for early care and education providers on using evidence-based practices in screening and assessing the social-emotional competence of young children.

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April 2011 TK Monthly Call

April 2011 TK Monthly Call Sarah Neville-Morgan, Deputy Executive Director, California Early Learning Advisory Council; Shirley Esau, Principal, Washington School; Direct or of Special Projects, Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District April 2011 View Resource Audio recording of a presentation on Transitional Kindergarten Standards and developmental…

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Alignment of Foundations and Common Core Presentation

Alignment of Foundations and Common Core Presentation WestEd November 2011 View Resource A Power Point presentation that delineates the alignment of the California Preschool Learning Foundations with the California Common Core State Standards for kindergarten.

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AccELLerate! National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition

AccELLerate! National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition January 2012 View Resource This set of articles discusses several topics surrounding Dual Language Learners (DLLs). Topics include: the importance of vocabulary development; helping parents and caregivers to prepare their children for…

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2013 Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Conference

2013 Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Conference Early Edge California February 2013 View Resource Here you have access to all of the video, presentations and materials from the 2013 Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Conference. Learn promising TK practices, practical TK tips and strategies from education leaders across the…

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2013 Conference – Team Institute Powerpoint

2013 Conference – Team Institute Powerpoint Jill Baker, Teresa Cooper, Kris Damon, Nancy Hayashida, Nicole Jackson, Yvette Streeter February 2013 View Resource This presentation discusses strategies for defining and implementing effective TK programs that align teachers’ and administrators’ learning, planning, and management.

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2013 Conference – Mathematics in the TK Classroom Powerpoint

2013 Conference – Mathematics in the TK Classroom Powerpoint Linda Platas and Kim Bambao February 2013 View Resource This presentation explores topics such as developmentally appropriate instruction, assessment, integrating support for social-emotional development, mathematical vocabulary, and scaffolding learning opportunities through hands-on activities.

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2013 Conference – English Language Arts and Oral Language Development Powerpoint

2013 Conference – English Language Arts and Oral Language Development Powerpoint Barbara Blakley and Whit Hayslip February 2013 View Resource This presentation examines effective instruction that incorporates movement and experiential learning across the literacy domains and makes programs meaningful and engaging to young learners.

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2013 Conference – Coaching and Supervising Effective TK Instruction Powerpoint

2013 Conference – Coaching and Supervising Effective TK Instruction Powerpoint Shirley Esau and Wilma Hashimoto February 2013 View Resource This presentation addresses how to support teachers and administrators in building a rich TK environment by developing effective coaching practices and integrating social-emotional principles into multiple…

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2013 Conference – Building TK Connections BTS Classroom Observation Protocol Handout

2013 Conference – Building TK Connections BTS Classroom Observation Protocol Handout Jessica Mihaly and Mary Seaton February 2013 View Resource Handout of protocol used by the Bridges to Success program to observe classrooms for the purpose of supporting alignment between pre-k-3rd grade curricula, assessment and…

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