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Integrated Curriculum test # 2
Study Guide for Integrated Curriculum Test # 2
What must objectives be?
They must be
by the students or student
What do the objectives need to focus on?
Need to focus on knowledge, a skill, or reinforcement of a skill or strategy
What format do objectives need to follow when writing them?
Why do we need objectives?
To provide direction to instruction
To provide guideance for assessment
To convey instructionsl intent to others
What are academic objectives?
these objectives address the cognitive and metacognition
What are affective objectives?
These describe the attitudes, appreciation, and relationships you want students to develop
All objectives must be what?
All objectives must be
What is bloom's Taxonomy? From bottom up?
What words should a teacher use when writing objectives?
Should use words that indicate an action, that focuses on knowledge and skills or reinforcement
Why should teachers plan?
Planning helps teachers organize their thoughts
gather materials in advance
link goals and objectives to standards
address the whole child
What are some teacher roles?
Why are group times special times?
They create a sense of community
They bring everyone together for mutual benefit and enjoyment
Convey information to all at once; no one is left out
What are the three parts to a group time?
: Capture children's attention
: Main Purpose
: signals end and serves as transition to next portion of the day
What do group-time transitions do?
They lead from the
, to the
and from the body to the
What should be considered in advanced during group-time preparation?
Pace and Variety
What are some group-time strategies?
Make group time part of each day
Use props effectively
Use your voice, face, and gestures
Sit so you can see all the children and children can see you
How can we tune-in to children during group-time?
Change or shorten activities that are not working
Extend activities children enjoy
Pan future group times based on what you observe
What are some variations on standard group time?
Pitfalls to avoid during group-time
using large groups when small groups would be better
What is the purpose of family invovlement?
Essential partners in education
Positive interacton and adult self-esteem
Joint decision making about their own children
Exchange information to benefit the child
What are five types of family involvement?
Support family members in helping the child acquire knowledge
Communicate effectively with family members- family members respond
Solicit classroom participation and organize the work that adult family members can do
Implement strategies that support the child's learning at home
Recruit and prepare family members for decision making in program policies
What are some barriers to family involvement?
Discomfort in interacting: family members may feel rebuffed or ignored; professionals may hold negative perceptions of families; new professionals may feel scared or threatened
Characteristics of effective family involvement?
Techniques to family inclusion
keeping families informed
Establishing 2-way communication
Involving men in the program
How to establish relationships wiht adult family members
Show that you care for the child by paying attention to details
Face-to- Face contact is essential; greet people by name
Listen carefully and maintain eye contact
Maintian family confidentiality
Ways of gathering information from families?
Use enrollment or intake information
invite families to share informally
ask families about learning goals for their children
seek out cultural information
Ways of keeping families informed?
Develop written materials for the classroom
Share your educational philosphy, program goals
write one or two line notes regardng children's positive experiences
Use electronic communication when appropriate
How to establish two way communication
Establish telephone or email hours
Introduce yourself early in the year
Create notebook for journaling to send back and forth from school to home
Contact noncustodial family members
How to integrate families into the program
Maintain an open-door policy
Invite family members to visit for particular occasions
Invite family members to volunteer
How to involve men
Greet men individually and welcome them
Men are more likely to respond to specific requests for participation
Plan specific activities for men
How to provide family education
Conduct a simple needs assessment
Invite family members to workshops that invovle the children
Provide take home materials
How to arrange for family-to-family support
Arrange for informal conversation opportunites
Work with others to support a family-to-family mentoring program
With your administrator set up special support groups