Textbooks

 

Bible

Purposeful Design Publications offers an exceptionally effective, stimulating, and wonderfully engaging Bible series, beginning with Early Education. Essential to the mission of Christian schools—which is preparing children and young people for living the Christian life—is guiding students to become grounded in and shaped by God's Word. The Bible is the foundation of Christian schooling! Learn more.
 
PDP Bible Textbook Series for Early Education
 
 
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PDP Bible Textbook Series for Kindergarten
 
 
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Language Arts, Kindergarten

PDP Language Arts, Kindergarten
 
 
Purposeful Design Publications' new Language Arts series, beginning at the kindergarten level, provides guided and independent phonics practice with periodic phonics skills checks, high-frequency and word-building skills; grammar and writing skills; reading and listening comprehension sections, including fiction and nonfiction texts; and handwriting practice. Learn more.
 
 
 
 
 
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   Classroom Resources (FREE Posters)

 
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   Recommended Teacher Resources

 
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This resource presents the use of retelling as a literary and language development instructional strategy to encourage excellent reading and language skills in students.


Now Tell it to Me: Using Retelling for
Literacy and Language Development

 
Principles and Practices of Christian Early Education


Principles and Practices of
Christian Early Education

 

   Professional Development

 
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This training component, formated on two CDs, can be used by directors to lead their team in a yearlong presonal/peer evaluation process.


Engaging Activities to Guide
Your Professional Development

 
This training will encourage early education staff to look at their space with fresh eyes as you discuss and evaluate your program's strengths and weeknesses.


Engaging Activities to Guide
Your Professional Development

 
This training component shows what young children are capable of when given the chance to create. Learn how to provide children with the inspiration, materials, guidance, and tools to be creative.


Process Art:
Learn Through Creation

 
 

   Student Assessments

 
            Available for students Kindergarten through Grade 2.
 
 

Iowa Assessments

Iowa Assessments
Paper/pencil and Online
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CogAT
Paper/pencil and Online
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IowaFlex
Adaptive Online
IowaFlex Demo
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