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Early Learning Series 3: Putting It Into Practice (ELS 3: 4hr)

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Putting it into Practice: using observations for reflection and planning. The second part of the ELG/AODCP series is designed for individuals who are familiar with the history of the ELG and have a basic understanding of what Authentic Observation means.  In part II, learning will center on formulating a process cycle for observation, documentation and process planning as well as starting the reflective process. 

4 hours (NM Competencies: 1. 0.5 hr, 3. 1 hr, 4. 1 hr, 5. 0.5 hr, 6. 0.5 hr, 7. 0.5 hr)

– Required for 1st year NM PreK Teachers (Equivalent to NM PreK New Teacher Training when you have completed Early Learning Series: How Children Learn Through Play, Early Learning Series: Foundations of the ELG and AODCP, Early Learning Series: Putting It Into Practice, and Early Learning Series: Weaving It All Together)

– Recommended for FOCUS Administrators and Educators

1. Child Growth Development & Learning: 0.5 hr
3. Family and Community Collaboration: 1 hr
4. Developmentally Appropriate Content: 1 hr
5. Learning Environment & Curriculum Implementation: 0.5 hr
6. Assessment of Children & Programs: 0.5 hr
7. Professionalism: 0.5 hr

Objective 1: By the end of this training, you will have linked observation to essential indicator or components in the NM Early Learning Guidelines.
Objective 2: 
By the end of this training, you will have practiced collecting sources of evidence for AODCP process.
Objective 3: 
By the end of this training, you will have assigned rubric rating to match a child’s performance.
Objective 4: 
By the end of this training, you will have reviewed sample child documentation on collection forms.
Objective 5: By the end of this training, you will have written one learning objective and one teacher support strategy based off on observation.

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