Effective teaching must start with understanding each child’s developmental, cultural, and linguistic assets. We help teachers assess and address the needs of the ‘whole child.’
Underwritten by a generous grant, this one-year program is low-cost to districts and schools. As a result of their participation, kindergarten teachers will improve their ability to observe, document, and interpret children’s behavior and thinking using the Kindergarten Individual Development Survey (KIDS).
Through a variety of engaging online formats, kindergarten teachers will gain:
Administrators will be supported in advancing their working knowledge of developmentally appropriate early education and how best to utilize KIDS data.
Learn about innovative, grant-funded work with Kindergarten teachers across Illinois.
Project Connect includes self-paced online modules, PLCs, and Administrator Seminars. Hear from project participants about what they’ve gained from their professional development experience.