Scholastic Launches Early Childhood Program to Begin Each Kid’s Studying Journey with Each Educational and Social-Emotional Help

“Every child deserves a strong foundation in learning, and PreK on my way balances the socio-emotional and academic skills required to thrive in kindergarten and beyond, “he said Richard Robinson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scholastic. “Scholastic brings significant early learning experience to the table, having first published a successful PreK curriculum 25 years ago. We have also provided dedicated literacy materials to students for more than 100 years. Today we look forward to combining our rich legacy of books and digital learning resources with the strong expertise of the Children’s Learning Institute and Yale Child Study Center. Our youngest learners will benefit from this much-needed support when they first enter PreK this fall. “

PreK on my way supports social-emotional learning and language development by providing educators with an equitable, developmental model for early learning with evidence-based assessments and daily reading that is structured for large groups, small group activities and independent learning centers. The program also provides access to a collection of authentic, culturally relevant books, as well as fun and engaging songs and games that encourage critical thinking and thinking. During each lesson, the mascots Scout the Squirrel, Pablo the Parrot and Lala the Lizard accompany the children on their learning journeys as they build skills in different content areas: language, literacy, math, science, fine arts, physical development, social studies and technology.

Authors of PreK on my way These include leading researchers and educators: Tricia SugarPh.D. from the Children’s Learning Institute at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth; Linda Mayes, MD, of the Yale Child Study Center; and Jie-Qi Chen, Ph.D., of the Erikson Institute. Its research-based approach is designed to meet individual government standards and early learning outcomes.

The full PreK on my way Program functions:

  • Quality Literature: Children learn through a rich selection of more than 350 printed and digital books with engaging, interactive stories that have been switched between English and Spanish. These stories reflect the lives and experiences of the children and introduce them to new worlds of discovery. Additional digital resources such as My big world™ and Watch & Learn Library ™ are also available complete PreK on my way Instruction.
  • Hands-on Learning: Using a gradual release approach, children take an active role in their own learning by doing hands-on activities in small groups and purposefully playing in independent centers. All learning is tied to the concept question of the week, creating a comprehensive learning experience each week.
  • Family engagement: Caregivers have access to original bilingual activities, including game ideas, songs, and writing or question prompts, which enable mutual learning exchange between school and home via the digital Family Exchange portal, which is available on smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • Teacher Support: Best practices for responsive teaching, classroom management, and meaningful family engagement are anchored throughout the program. Resources include a digital teacher hub with customizable lesson planning, an implementation guide, instructional guides, reading cards, and activity cards.

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