Learning Together with Young Children
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Burlington Little School Preschool Curriculum, Burlington, Washington
Important Events—What is happening this week? (School events, family activities, parent nights, etc.)
Morning work tables—Self-directed, focused tasks to introduce children to new materials and concepts
Process time activities—Teacher-led activities for coaching and teaching skills
Friday Focused interests and coexplorations: What observations do we have that show us the children’s interests? What
are the children excited about? What are we excited about?
Next step for focus: What next steps can we offer children to pursue their interests? What are the underlying
values and lessons we would like the children to learn? What new materials, process time activities, or books and
games for circle can we offer to extend their interests? What questions will guide our documentation?
Educational display: What documentation displays will help the children continue to investigate and pursue their
interests? Documentation display: What can we display to showcase our recent activities to families and visitors?
Materials needed: What do we need to gather and prepare for our focus of study? Who will do what?
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