Outline for Early Literacy Curriculum

The following is my initial curriculum plan for teaching early literacy to preschoolers. I am in the process of acquiring resources for assessments and educating young learners with skills to become readers. My ultimate goals is to have students reading when they begin kindergarten. My research has given me resources that will help me reach… Continue reading Outline for Early Literacy Curriculum

My Action Research Outline

My Action Research Outline Introduction:  After reading an article published by NAECY on the use of technology in teaching young children, I became aware of the importance of integrating technology and interactive media in literacy instruction. Curriculum that has STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) has become the focus in K-12 education in the 21st… Continue reading My Action Research Outline

Creating a Learning Environment with Understanding by Design Model

After examining my learning philosophy I realized my approach was based generally within the Constructivist theory.  After developing my preliminary plan of my alignment of outcomes, activities and assessments using Fink’s taxonomy, I will be using as a reference book for course design written by Grant Wiggins and Jay McTigne “Understanding by Design” (UbD), to… Continue reading Creating a Learning Environment with Understanding by Design Model