Is it Time to Start Small Group?
As the school year starts, our focus is on getting to know our new little students. We are teaching them procedures, rules and practicing routines. We are playing with students to get to know them and helping children learn how to use the materials in classroom centers.
At the beginning of the year, these things are the most important things!
So, back to the question at hand… When is it time to start small group? When is it okay for you step back from monitoring, playing and helping children in centers?
Listen in to find out!
- What questions to ask yourself to know if your class is ready to start small group
Related Episodes or Blog Posts:
- Episode 35: 5 Reasons to Have Preschool Small Group
- Episode 36: How to Effectively Group Preschoolers for Small Group
- Episode 37: Preschool Small Group Activity Ideas
- Episode 38: Organizing your Preschool Small Group
- Episode 39: My Top Tips for Preschool Small Group
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More About the Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast:
Are you a busy preschool teacher who loves gaining new ideas, perspectives and inspiration for your classroom? The Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast is here to help you up your confidence in educating early learners in a quick, actionable way!
As an early educator who is still in the classroom, Ashley Rives will share the ins and outs of how she runs her classroom in a play-based, child-centered way. Each week, expect a new episode focused on actionable strategies to level up your abilities and confidence as a preschool teacher.
Ashley Rives is an early educator with over 17 years of experience and a strong passion to help teachers implement child-centered learning in preschool classrooms all over the world. You can follow her on Instagram @lovelycommotion or learn more at the Lovely Commotion Preschool Resources website: www.lovelycommotion.com.