Instruction should focus on active engagement and meaningful learning experiences. Children should have ample opportunities to be involved in whole group and small group instruction, learning centers and activities that extend and further inquiry through deeper exploration of concepts. Many key components make up instruction in an Early Care and Education classroom. These components are included for review within the Instruction element.
***Additional resources related to INSTRUCTION are located at our Early Learning Professional Learning Community (PLC). This online community provides a forum for early childhood educators across the state to network and engage in discussion on various topics. To join, register at www.pdesas.org, access your teacher tools: my communities, and search "Early Learning."
***Many of our resources can also be found within the SAS portal, www.pdesas.org