My innovation plan for early literacy instruction is presented in the following video. It addresses the important components of the plan to instruct early learners in literacy. Take a look:
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 course design for the instruction of early literacy in the learning environment will be implemented using the following UbD. Learners will be given access using the learning management system (LMS) Schoology.
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
After examining my motivation for promoting my innovation plan, I established the “why” of it all. As a preschool teacher, one of my personal goals has been to teach young children to read. The benefit of this became very real after talking to a young lady about furthering her education by going to college. After dropping out… Continue reading The Why of it All
In the book “Mindset – The New Psychology of Success” Carol Dweck discusses how the fixed mindset and the growth mindset affects the way students approach the learning process. She says that the fixed mindset causes learners to abort completing the learning process. The growth mindset is so important because it can cause you… Continue reading Developing the Growth Mindset
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