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School Readiness Goals

NOI Head Start Teaching Strategies Gold Areas of Development 2017 - 2018

Social - Emotional
Social and emotional learning is the process through which children understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Checkpoint Below expectations Meets or Exceeds expectations
Fall 43% 57%
Winter 14% 78%
Spring 10% 90%


Physical
Physical development is the way your child moves her arms and legs (large motor skills) and her fingers and hands (small motor skills).

Session Below expectations Meets or Exceeds expectations
Fall 25% 75%
Winter 11% 89%
Spring 7% 93%

 

Language
Language learning in Early Childhood is also called first language acquisition. Language acquisition is the process by which human acquire the capacity to perceive and comprehend language, as well as to produce and use words and sentences to communicate.

Session Below expectations Meets or Exceeds expectations
Fall 40% 60%
Winter 17% 83%
Spring 14% 86%

 

Cognitive

Cognitive development is characterized by the way a child learns, acquires knowledge and interacts with his surrounding environment. Different cognitive skills are acquired as a child meets certain developmental milestones.

Session Below expectations Meets or Exceeds expectations
Fall 44% 57%
Winter 18% 82%
Spring 22% 88%

 

Literacy

Literacy typically refers to reading and writing skills. Early literacy skills can start developing in the primary childhood years. Some early literacy skills include letter knowledge, print awareness, phonological awareness, and emergent writing skills.

Session Below expectations Meets or Exceeds expectations
Fall 54% 47%
Winter 14% 93%
Spring 10% 90%

 

Mathematics

Math skills taught in early childhood education are designed to provide the foundation children need to succeed in elementary school and beyond. Learning simple skills like number sense, math concepts and simple application of ideas like adding, take place in early education.

Session Below expectations Meets or Exceeds expectations
Fall 58% 42%
Winter 24% 76%
Spring 19% 81%

 

*Data taken from GOLD Areas of Development Reports

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