With over 500 classroom lessons in English and Spanish, this tool is perfect for public schools, Head Starts, and center- or home-based childcare, the collection supports teachers’ implementation through video examples, sample lesson scripts, scaffolding tips, and alignments to state guidelines, as well as Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. The collection has tools to filter and save favorite activities. The collection also supports data-driven instructional planning through integration with the CIRCLE Progress Monitoring System (Pre-K) and the Texas Kindergarten Entry Assessment (K).
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The CIRCLE Activity Collection: Family translates child development research into practice by providing a variety of hands-on activities that families can do at home. This collection is organized around seven learning domains: Language & Communication, Reading & Writing, Math, Science, Social & Emotional, Physical Development, and Art & Sensory.
"Nearly four decades of scientific research on how children learn to read supports an emphasis on phoneme awareness and phonics in a literature-rich environment. These findings challenge the belief that children learn to read naturally."