Introduction There are 38 objectives that encompass the core of Teaching Strategies GOLD. There are 10 overarching objectives of development and learning Social Emotional Physical Language Cognitive Literacy Mathematics Science and Technology Social Studies The Arts English language Acquisition
Administering Teaching Strategies GOLD: Who can give the assessment? Is special training needed? How long does it take to complete the assessment?
Administering Teaching Strategies GOLD cont’d: How often can it be administered? What materials are needed? What environments are required?
Early Childhood Outcomes Categories and Teaching Strategies GOLD Gaining Positive Social Emotional Skills Learning and Using New Knowledge and Skills Using Appropriate Behaviors to Meet Their Needs
Gaining Positive Social Emotional Skills DomainAssesses the Outcome? Language and LiteracyYes Personal & Social Development Yes Mathematical ThinkingNo Scientific ThinkingNo Social StudiesNo *The ArtsNot included in crosswalk Physical Development, Health, and Safety No
Learning and Using New Knowledge and Skills DomainAssesses the Outcome? Language and LiteracyYes Personal and Social Development Yes Mathematical ThinkingYes Scientific ThinkingYes Social StudiesYes *The ArtsNot included in crosswalk Physical Development, Health, and Safety Yes
Using Appropriate Behaviors to Meet Needs DomainAssesses the Outcome? Language and LiteracyNo Personal and Social Development Yes Mathematical ThinkingNo Scientific ThinkingNo Social StudiesNo *The ArtsNot included in crosswalk Physical Development, Health, and Safety Yes
Teaching Strategies GOLD Explanation to family of Early Childhood Outcomes Brochure for families to support involvement from PSN website: http://www.cdd.unm.edu/ecln/PSN /ECOTrainingCenter.html
Family Role In Assessment Supporting the family members in gaining confidence in their ability to observe their child and share those observations with special education staff. Gain confidence in their ability to observe their child and share those observations with special education staff. Contribute to IEP Team discussions about their child’s strengths and accomplishments and the development of appropriate goals. Develop an increased understanding of how their child is functioning compared to age expectations. Learn to track and celebrate the progress that their child is making.
Family Resources: Home is a learning place - http://center.serve.org/TT/partip2.pdf Reading to kids - http://center.serve.org/TT/partip5.pdf Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) - http://center.serve.org/TT/partip13.pdf School readiness - http://center.serve.org/TT/StartingYourChild.pdf
Working together to gather information: INCLUDING THE TEAM Physical therapists Paraprofessionals Others Occupational Therapists Speech Language Pathologists Family
Ongoing Assessment Use most recent assessment information when completing the Child Outcome Summary Form (COSF)
Resources Overview of Teaching Strategies GOLD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFs7Ux5zyhw Linking Curriculum and Assessment using Teaching Strategies GOLD http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssQ1-EQ3HII Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center http://ectacenter.org/eco/pages/crosswalks.asp Early Childhood Outcomes brochure for families: http://www.cdd.unm.edu/ecln/PSN/ECOTrainingCenter.html
For more information contact: Preschool Network (PSN) http://cdd.unm.edu/ecln/PSN/index.html