Bright Start Right Start is a multi-day professional development program for PreK educators. Bright Start is designed to help PreK educators create engaging learning experiences in which young learners explore science in their world. Activities and lessons focus on the content in the Ohio science standards/model curriculum, and focus on inquiry learning for our youngest learners. Participants explore physical, earth, and life science concepts.
Participants must attend all three days (July 18 9am-3:30pm, July 19, 11am-3:30pm and July 20 9am-3:30pm)
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Jul 21, 2018|
|Number of open seats||8|
|Event Owner||Teaching & Learning Collaborative|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher|
|Age Groups related to content||Preschoolers|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To ensure a well-run, purposeful program responsive to participant needs|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||Cognitive Development and General Knowledge|
By the end of the lesson, participants will be able to build their understanding of magnets by studying the history of magnets, characteristics of magnets, as well as identify the connection between magnets and electricity.
By the end of the session, participants will be able to understand, develop, and use the AEP Family Notes to engage families in the curriculum and learning activities.
At the end of the lesson, participants will be able to identify the components of a teaching guide and explain how the curriculum and lessons in the teaching guide are aligned to standards, assessments, and science process skills.
By the end of the lesson, participants will deepen their understanding of temperature and energy by examining activities that encourage children’s curiosity and thinking and problem-solving.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to implement an activity that encourages learning through play and concrete, familiar experiences.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to implement a lesson that uses play as the primary method of instruction for supporting children’s exploration and learning through inquiry with a gravity focused activity.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to understand and implement a variety of inquiry based learning experiences.