Setting Up Students for Success


Join Sara and Zeba to learn about how to set up your students for success! Sara is currently a behavior analyst, early childhood education adjunct professor, and former kindergarten and first grade teacher of 9 years. Zeba has taught kindergarten, first, and third grade for 7 years and is currently teaching 2nd grade. She founded a curriculum resource company several years ago called Kindergarten Cafe.

In this course we will discuss 11 foundational elements of planning a strong start to the school year for early elementary, preschool, or childcare programs. We will outline why each component is significant and practical ways to apply them to your setting. We will also provide several BONUS activities and lesson plans that go along with all of our ideas and tips! These bonuses are worth over $30!

We’ll be describing 4 ways to plan your physical environment with the goal of setting children up to be as capable and independent as possible. This will prevent struggles and optimize opportunities for the children to grow and learn together! Then we’ll discuss 3 critical routines to establish first thing with your class to reduce chaos and confusion and create reliable structure to keep everyone’s day running smoothly! Next we outline some pro-tips for setting out the class rules and how to teach children about active listening for group learning. And finally we close with 2 key ways to build relationships with young children to better guarantee optimal learning, safety, and joy in school, and how best to support children during this pandemic.

Example Curriculum

  Welcome!
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  Physical Space
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  Getting Student's Attention
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  Routines
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  Listening
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  Rules
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  Building relationships
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  *Bonus* Pandemic Specific Support
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Choose a Pricing Option

$89

Teachers and Caregivers

Enjoy access to all the videos and bonuses!

With access to this course, you receive all the lectures and bonuses! Lectures include video format and text format. Bonuses include lesson plans, parent letters, activities, visual aides, and more!

3 payments of $30/month

Teachers and Caregivers

Enjoy access to all the videos and bonuses!

With access to this course, you receive all the lectures and bonuses! Lectures include video format and text format. Bonuses include lesson plans, parent letters, activities, visual aides, and more!

$129

Administrators

Share this course with your staff!

Administrators can purchase this course to provide professional development to all their staff. Staff will receive all the bonuses they can use in their classroom.

FAQs

What age group is this course designed for?

This course is designed for educators, caregivers, and administrators of preschool through first grade, but all early childhood educators can benefit from it!

What bonuses are included in the course?

Participants will receive bonus materials throughout the course that corresponds to the lessons. These bonuses include activities, visual aides, early literacy book, and a parent letter about teaching students to listen. Another bonus is 5 day Name Unit including lesson plans and activities. A third bonus includes a full curriculum for anxiety to use in full or to pick and choose activities from. Finally, participants will receive a full week of lesson plans and activities for the first week of kindergarten and first grade! These bonuses alone are worth over $30!

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts when you enroll and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

Do I have to complete and turn-in work during this course?

No, all of the work you'll be doing will be for your role as an educator and/or leader. While there are some quizzes in the sections, these quizzes are just for your benefit to check in on your understanding. They are not graded.

How long will it take to complete the course?

While the course covers a large breadth of information in the 8 sections. There are 12 lessons, each video lesson is between 5-10 minutes long. Many of the lessons have options for going deeper with the resources.

Do I receive a certificate of completion?

Yes, upon completion of the course (remember it is self-paced) you'll receive a Certificate of Completion!

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like on any and all devices you own. As we update and improve the course over time, you will automatically get access to all the edits and newer versions too!

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.