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Minnesota Department of Education, 2017
This document contains all of the Minnesota kindergarten academic standards in the content areas of Arts, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. For each content area there is a short overview followed by a coding diagram of how the standards are organized and displayed. This document is adapted from the official versions…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Kindergarten, Art Education
Fonseca, Manuela – Preschool Development and Expansion Grant Technical Assistance (PDG TA), 2017
The transition to kindergarten is an important time in the young life of a preschooler. Research has shown that the quality of children's kindergarten transition processes has implications for their future academic and social outcomes, and the level of family engagement in kindergarten. Research further indicates that children living in families…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Transitional Programs, School Readiness, Educational Policy
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2012
In 2009, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) adopted a new policy statement on early childhood education. Based on the work of a task force of 13 chiefs, "A Quiet Crisis: The Urgent Need to Build Early Childhood Systems and Quality Programs for Children Birth to Age Five" presents a compelling argument for why public…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Kindergarten, Educational Change, Early Childhood Education
Anding, Craig W.; Richards, David; Zoller, Susan C. – Educational Facility Planner, 2012
The Bailey Yard is the largest rail classification yard in the world, stretching eight miles across the western prairie at North Platte, Nebraska. Trains leave Bailey Yard everyday--coal trains, grain trains, manifest trains--and each one represents a train prototype. Minneapolis Public School buildings are like a manifest train, where the…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Educational Facilities Improvement, Investment, Needs Assessment
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Lembke, Erica S.; McMaster, Kristen L.; Stecker, Pamela M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
The purpose of this article is to describe research-based reading intervention within a Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model, using prevention science as a context. First, RTI is defined and a rationale is provided for its use in improving the reading performance of all students, particularly those students identified as at risk for…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Reading Research, Prevention
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Muir, Gary M.; van der Linden, Gretchen J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2009
Students in large, lecture-based introductory psychology classes often do not have the benefit of experiential learning (EL) opportunities due to logistical constraints. To overcome this obstacle, we developed an EL project in which introductory psychology students in small groups present some aspect of the course material to local elementary…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning, Psychology, Introductory Courses
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Bolt, Sara E. – California School Psychologist, 2005
Considerable variation exists across response-to-intervention (RTI) approaches. There is currently insufficient research on outcomes associated with these different RTI approaches to inform decision-making. However, school psychologists who are asked to work within an RTI model need guidance to select an approach that has a high likelihood of…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Problem Solving, Kindergarten, Reading Difficulties