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What to Expect with Kindergarten
Behaviors, Needs, and Abilities 8:21
Coordinating with Kindergarten Teachers 3:25
Basic Routines and Supplies
Teaching Basic Routines 6:12
Basic Kindergarten Supplies 2:47
Best Instructional Strategies
Using Books for Instruction 6:14
Basic Kindergarten Skills 4:36
Strategies for Early Finishers 6:01
Setup and Logistics
Strategies for Art on a Cart 3:08
Simple Clean-Up Ideas 5:49
Drying and Display Options 4:20
Talking About Art with Kindergarteners
Phrases and Prompts for Discussion 5:18
Developing Creativity 5:43
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Explore methods for staying organized with your youngest students.
2 Learn how to support choice and differentiation for early finishers.
3 Discover how to plan for, organize, and implement kindergarten strategies in your classroom.
Make kindergarten your favorite grade to teach! Gain specific ideas to excite students through engaging projects and organized routines and procedures. Learn why it’s important to provide every student a successful start and how simple changes make big impacts for the littlest of students. It’s everything you need to keep your kindergarten classes running smoothly!
A. Develops lessons, units, and/or centers that connect with student interests and backgrounds
B. Designs scaffolded instruction to facilitate student learning
C. Develops questioning techniques to encourage higher-order thinking skills
B. Designs instruction to address student background knowledge and ability levels
A. Creates and communicates clear expectations and consequences
B. Creates and communicates clear routines and procedures
Senior Editor at AOEU and PRO Facilitator
Megan Dehner is the Senior Editor of the Art of Education University Online Magazine. She has a background in teaching elementary art and holds a B.A. in Spanish and a B.F.A. in Printmaking from the University of Iowa. She is passionate about giving all learners a chance to practice their creativity, regardless of language and abilities.