School: Developmental Psychology and High Scope Essay

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High Scope
By:Ladina Thomas, Rosemary Solano, and Jesenia Caba
What is High Scope curriculum
Emphasizes active participatory learning. Active learning means students have direct hands on experiences with people, objects, events, and ideas. Students construct their own knowledge through interactions with the world and people around them.
Students can make choices and following through on their plans and decisions.
High Scope principles
Active participation of children in choosing organizing, and evaluating learning activities, which are under taken with careful teacher observation and guidance in a learning environment replete with a rich variety of materials located in various classroom learning centers.
Regular daily planning by the teaching staff in accord with a developmentally based curriculum model and careful child observation.
Developmentally sequenced goals and materials for children based on the high scope key experiences

The classroom routine for High Scope
The day begins with greeting time
Work time
Clean up time
Recall time
Snack/ nap time
Small group time
Large group time
Outside time

Materials covered
Approach’s to learning
Social and emotional development
Physical development and health
Language, literacy, and communication
Creative arts
Science and technology
Social studies

Key developmental indicators (KDI's)
High scope environment
Is welcoming to children
Provides enough materials for all the children allows children.
Allows children to find, use, and return materials independently.
Encourages different types of play and learning.
Allows the children to see and easily move through all the areas of the classroom or center.
Is flexible so children can extend their play by bringing materials from one area to another.
Provides materials that reflect the diversity of children's family lives.

What will be the teacher’s roles? The teacher is to provide instructional activities for the children by choosing appropriate, developmentally