What to Look for in a Quality Childhood Education Program

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What to Look for in a Quality Childhood Education Program by Mind Map: What to Look for in a Quality Childhood Education Program

1. 3. Age- Appropriate Experiences: Students are given instruction and provided with experiences that are based on their abilities per given age. These experiences ultimately impact learning.

1.1. English

1.1.1. Text book p. 55-60

1.1.2. Joseph Conrad "Heart of Darkness"

2. 4. Accommodate Diverse Learners: The individual learning abilities of each child is considered and impacts the instruction that they receive in order to ensure that learning takes place for all children.

3. 10. Safe Environment: An environment that is safe is conducive to the learning of all children. Children should be able to understand that school is a safe place and understand that their needs will be cared for.

3.1. Physics

3.1.1. Research and prepare experiment

4. 1. Positive Environment: Students should feel supported in their individual and learning growth by providing them with an environment that is focused on them and their development.

4.1. Spanish

4.1.1. New vocabulary

5. 2. Social- Emotional Environment: Within the positive learning environment, students' social and emotional developments are a top priority for social and academic gains. Students are able to learn how to respond in social settings and make choices.

5.1. Maths

6. 8. Parent and Family Involvement: Parent and family engagement within the school can create and support a strong partnership between home and school. The mutual relationship can ultimately impact he success of the child, especially when instructional, behavioral, and progress concerns are communicated and supported.

7. 5. Enhancing Literacy: The language and literacy development of young children is a primary focus. Through language and literacy all other subjects can be supported with linked evidence between language skills and academic success.

7.1. Text book, exercises 34, 35, 36, 37

8. 9. Focus on the Achievement Gap: An effective early childhood programs implements efforts to reduce or eliminate any barriers that are evident among subgroups of students, in order to ensure that all children are learning and are successful.

9. 6. Provides Structure and Expectations: High-quality early childhood programs ensure that expectations and structure are components of the school culture. A consistent environment can reinforce the academic, social, and behavior expectations of the learning environment.

10. 7. Teacher quality: High-quality early childhood should ensure that it contains teachers that have the professional background in order to employ effective practices. Teachers' abilities in specific subject areas are linked directly to student achievement in those areas.