Module 1: Learning in Action: The Road Map
Key Ideas: In the introduction to Module 1, teachers gain an overview of the big ideas and guiding tools that will be integrated across both kindergarten professional development modules. Teachers also explore the ways in which they are coming to develop relationships with children, families and colleagues, reflecting upon the ways in which they are gaining knowledge of children’s individual strengths and learning characteristics and building effective instructional teams as a means to foster continuity in learning experiences for all children.
Module 2: Learning in Action: The Power of Inquiry
Key Ideas: In this introduction to Module 2, teachers examine the complementary roles that language, literacy, STEM, and related inquiry experiences in the kindergarten classroom assume in fostering powerful learning, thinking, and long-term school success.