Curriculum Goals

Curriculum Goals

  • Focus on ALL domains of development

  • Interrelationships and sequence of ideas

    • Scaffolding/Support of ideas and concepts

    • Knowing that the rate & pattern of learning varies among children

  • Learning experiences are “aligned” across the early childhood period

    • Linkage between ECE and elementary school programs

    • Individual, family, school and community development

  • Multiple teaching strategies that are coherent and sequential

  • Assessment driven curriculum based on needs and challenges of each child

*Information from Mark R. Ginsberg, Ph.D., NAEYC

The CA Preschool Learning Foundations are intended to be accessible to ALL learners, including children with disabilities. The foundations include universal design for learning by encouraging:

•Multiple means of representations

•Multiple means of engagement

•Multiple means of expression