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Los Angeles Unified School District Transitional Kindergarten. Preparing Our Youngest Students to Succeed in Kindergarten and Beyond November 8, 2011. TK Cohort I Student Demographics 2010-11. TK Teachers 2010-11. Cohort I - 37 teachers 100% had kindergarten teaching experience

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los angeles unified school district transitional kindergarten
Los Angeles Unified School DistrictTransitional Kindergarten

Preparing Our Youngest Students toSucceed in Kindergarten and Beyond

November 8, 2011

tk teachers 2010 11
TK Teachers 2010-11
  • Cohort I - 37 teachers
    • 100% had kindergarten teaching experience
    • 25% had preschool teaching experience
    • 16% with National Board Certification
    • 38% with Bilingual skills
tk teachers 2011 12
TK Teachers 2011-12
  • Cohort II - 115 teachers
    • 95% with kindergarten teaching experience
    • 35% with preschool teaching experience
    • 5% with National Board Certification
    • 55% with BCC or BCLAD (Spanish)
sb 1831 tk curriculum
SB 1831…TK Curriculum

SB 1831…” The first year of a two-year kindergarten program that uses a modified kindergarten curriculum that is age and developmentally appropriate.”

how do we support children in achieving those goals
Active Learning Experiences

Learning Centers/Interest Areas

Varied Instructional Strategies

Integrated Curriculum

Balance Between Teacher-Directed and Child-Directed Activities

How Do We Support Children In Achieving those Goals?
active learning experiences
Active Learning Experiences

Teacher and students learn from each other

Teacher sets up the environment to engage interests of children

Teacher provides opportunities to facilitate conversations around interesting topics

learning centers interest areas
Learning Centers/Interest Areas
  • Library /Reading
  • Listening Center
  • Writing Center
  • Computers
  • Science Discovery
  • Math Manipulatives
  • Block Area
  • Dramatic Play
  • Sand and Water
  • Art/Painting
varied instructional strategies
Varied Instructional Strategies
  • ELD Strategies from K-teacher Trainings
    • Think-Pair-Share
    • Thinking Maps
  • Planning for Oral Language Development
    • Anchor Book
    • Vocabulary focus-songs & chants
    • Enrichment Activities & Center Extension
  • Dialogic Reading-”an interactive shared picture book reading practice designed to enhance young children's language and literacy skills.”
building the foundation
Building the Foundation

Accelerate lessons

  • Alphabet Time –
    • Phonological Awareness
    • Alphabet Recognition
    • Print Awareness
    • Oral Language- support for ELLs
  • Book Time-
    • Read Aloud
    • Shared Writing
    • Oral Retell

Throughout the year

tk language arts curriculum
TK Language Arts Curriculum

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Little Treasures-Alphabet Time

Kinder ELD Treasures

  • Phonological awareness
  • Alphabet recognition
  • Print Awareness
  • Oral Language
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
  • High-frequency words
  • Practice Readers
  • Oral Language
resources to develop concepts and vocabulary in curricular areas
Resources to Develop Concepts and Vocabulary in Curricular Areas
  • Mathematics – Mathematics Their Way
  • Science – California Science Center “I Am a Scientist”
  • Physical Development – SPARK program

Vocabulary Development and Hands-on Experiences!

key math skills concepts
Key Math Skills & Concepts

SKILLS AND CONCEPTS:

Free Exploration - Counting

Number

Patterns

Sorting and Classifying

Comparing

FOUNDATION/STANDARD:

  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Number Sense
  • Algebra and Functions
  • Geometry
  • Measurement
science curriculum
Science Curriculum
  • Hands on materials
  • Read Aloud books
  • Integration of all domains, reading, writing, mathematics, and social studies
physical development
Physical Development

SPARK Manual K-2

SPARK Music CD

Equipment

Web site: Sparkfamily.org

how is tk different
How is TK Different?
  • Groupings – small flexible groups
  • Shorter blocks of time
  • Intentional interest areas/centers
  • Flexibility of schedule
professional development
Professional Development
  • Teacher and Principal Overview
  • 3 – Day Teacher Institute
  • In the Works:
    • District online TK Modules
    • Video clips of TK classrooms and best practice teaching strategies
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“Show me and I forget;

Teach me and I remember;

Involve me and I learn.”

Benjamin Franklin

los angeles unified school district early childhood education
Los Angeles Unified School DistrictEarly Childhood Education

Contact Information:

Janis Shinmei-Program Coordinator

janis.shinmei@lausd.net

213.241.4713