Early Education Resources


 

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.

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Passport to Adventure - English as a Foreign Language Series (Ages 3-11)

Purposeful Design's English as a foreign language series, Passport to Adventure, was developed by an international team of language learning professionals to provide flexibility to meet the unique needs of many student groups. Learn more.
 

Wonder A: Ages 3-4
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  Wonder B: Ages 4-5
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  Imagine: Ages 5-6
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Student Assessment

Fox Letters and Numbers™ measures children's conceptual development on learning milestones in Literacy and Mathematics in the year preceding Kindergarten. This research-based observational assessment is engaging, easy to administer, and directly connects to the literacy benchmarks in Fox in a Box and the math benchmarks in Fox Adds Up. The diagnostic information you gather gives you a window into a child's conceptual thinking that goes beyond simple right and wrong answers. Learn more.

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Classroom Resources (FREE Posters)

Click on the images to download and print the posters. More posters are available. Sign into the ACSI Early Education Community group for additional resources and to join the conversation. (You need to be an ACSI member to access the Early Education Community. For more information on becoming an ACSI member, click here.)
 
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Recommended Teacher Resources

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This book focuses on such topics as communicating with young children, individual learning differences, faith development, and more. A work book is also available.
Child-Sensitive Teaching
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 Prof. Dev.
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 Prof. Dev.
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
This training component will explain how to make reading and literacy part of your classroom life. it includes Now Tell it to Me and Lipstick and Heels.
Engaging Activities to Renew
Your Love for Language and Literacy




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