This one day (6 hours) course provides participants with the opportunity to be introduced to and explore the guiding principles which are central to the HighScope approach.
The course is designed for those working with young children in Day Care, Pre-School, Nursery School, Primary School, Sure Start and After School settings.
The course is an introduction to the content of this new publication which contains 27 workshops to give parents an introduction to Active Learning and ideas for extending their children's learning at home.
COR Advantage 1.5 is HighScope's most comprehensive research validated child assessment tool. COR Advantage 1.5 assesses children's development in eight content areas: Approaches to Learning; Social and Emotional Development; Physical Development and Health; Language, Literacy and Communication; Mathematics; Creative Arts; Science and Technology and Social Studies. There is also a category for English Language Learning.The tool assists practitioners in supporting children in all developmental stages from birth to 6 years including those who have Additional Needs and also children whose primary language is other than English. It is appropriate for use with any developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as the HighScope Curriculum.
This six hour workshop (1 day) will support staff working with young children in a day care or pre-school settings to develop young children's learning using movement. The workshop is suitable for both the practitioners implementing the HighScope approach and practitioners using other approaches to early childhood care and education who value the development of music and movement with children.
Growing Readers Early Literacy curriculum is a comprehensive set of detailed plans for interactive small group time activities, with ideas for promoting early literacy skills. Growing Readers builds on the latest research and practice about early literacy learning and shows effectiveness in promoting specific early literacy skills in young children.