ERIC Number: ED482306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Jul-24
Reference Count: N/A
Oklahoma Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum Guidelines.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
This document presents curriculum guidelines intended for use as a recommended curriculum for children attending early childhood programs in Oklahoma. The introductory section describes critical characteristics of quality early childhood programs, noting that early childhood programs should be appropriate for the age, developmental level, and special needs of each child and that the learning environment should foster all areas of development and provide the challenge to learn for all children. The remainder of the document presents standards in the following areas: (1) approaches to learning; (2) creative skills; (3) language arts; (4) mathematics; (5) health, safety, and physical development; (6) science; (7) social and personal skills; and (8) social studies. Indicators of progress for each standard are delineated. A glossary of relevant terms completes the document. (KB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Behavior Standards, Child Health, Child Safety, Creative Development, Creative Expression, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Environment, Educational Quality, Guidelines, Interpersonal Competence, Language Arts, Mathematics Education, Physical Development, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Social Development, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Motivation
Oklahoma State Department of Education, 2500 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599. Tel: 405-521-2293; Fax: 405-522-5393; Web site: http://www.sde.state.ok.us. For full text: http://www.sde.state.ok.us/publ/pass.html.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers: Oklahoma; Program Characteristics