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The January UPK teacher professional development was focused on strategies for developing children’s literacy knowledge and skills aligned to the Common Core. Resources used during the professional development include:
Information books in early childhood
Weaving a web with children at the center: A new approach to emergent curriculum planning for young preschoolers
Bridging the vocabulary gap: What the research tells us about vocabulary instruction in early childhood
What early childhood educators need to know: Developing effective programs for linguistically and culturally diverse children