Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. -Yeats

Building a Machine

Creating a Culture of Thinking

in the Preschool Classroom

A Sample Plan for the Day:

9:00

9:10

9:25

10:15

10:45

11:30

11:45

11:50

12:00

 

 

1:00

1:30

2:15

2:30

2:45

Arrival

Morning Meeting

Center Time & Project Work

Picnic Story Time

Center Time & Teacher Directed Activity

Ball Court Games

Clean Up

Reflection Meeting

Morning Dismissal and Lunch

 

Afternoon Story Workshop

Library Reading and Rest

Multiple Intelligences in Storying

Skill Building

Journaling

Goodbye Song

Note: In the preschool classroom, most activities are invitations. We know that young children's self directed learning is rich and honor their play.