What's In This Kit?
This training kit helps early childhood professionals understand the importance of school readiness and its impact on programs for young children. In addition to becoming familiar with aspects and components of children's readiness, suggestions for making use of readiness goals to provide guidance are given. Practical and easy-to-implement ideas help adults ensure that children experience activities to develop readiness skills. This training program contains the following components:
Who's the Target Audience?
The target audiences for this training kit are beginning, intermediate, and advanced Learners who are working with young children (2 through 5 years).
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This training activity is designed for independent reading and reflection (30 minutes) followed in about 2 weeks with group instruction (120 minutes) and action plan applied activity (60 minutes); then about 1 week later a second group session (30 minutes) and a third session (30 minutes) for a total of 4.5 hours. Preparation time for this kit is estimated at 2.0 hours. Implementation and actual training time is 4.5 hours, which includes 3.0 hours of face-to-face training and 1.5 hours of independent study and an applied activity. Note that the first group session material can be presented in 2 one-hour sessions. An optional bonus activity of independent study and face-to-face training can add as much as 30 minutes to the training time.
Training Outcomes:After completing this training, Learners will be able to:
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