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How much time do you have? attention spans vary widely within each center specials What is your class composition? learning styles prior knowledge What does your center want you to include? calendar books new concepts
knowing about learning styles being prepared filling our pockets evaluating Preschool planning takes just as much, if not more, planning than the primary grades. How much time are you putting into planning?
Pictures, Pictures, Pictures! Have them illustrate. Write as you talk.
Use different colored highlighters. Use picture icons to separate information. Give assignments that allow for illustrations. Use videos and other visuals (pictures, charts, maps, graphs, artifacts) to enliven the material. Manipulatives!
How many times the children get up. How many times you need to redirect questions. How easily can the children retell you what they have done or learned later in the day. How many times you need to regain volume control of the group.