Transitional Kindergarten Monthly Webinars

Please join Early Edge California's Transitional Kindergarten Monthly Webinars for tips and guidance from experts in the field and local innovators. You can stay up-to-date on the latest Transitional Kindergarten Monthly Webinars,  events, resources and news to support your TK efforts by signing up for transitional kindergarten email.

Next TK monthly webinar: TBD

During the next few months, the monthly TK Webinars will be taking a break. We will reconvene the webinars at their usual date and time shortly.

Call in: 1(866) 710-0179, Passcode: 56647
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TK Let's Go! webinar series

See materials for four-part webinar series, TK Let's Go!

June 19: Formative Assessment: Critical to TK Success

Presentation by:
Christie Baird, Coordinator of Instructional Services at the Orange County Office of Education;
Shirley Esau, Principal at Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District; and
Margo Herter, TK Teacher at Glendora Unified School  District.

Agenda | Power Point Presentation | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)


May 22: Wrapping Your Head Around the TK/K Combo Classroom

Presentation by:
Barbara Blakely, Recently Retired LAUSD TK Teacher; and
Lisa Peterson, TK/K Combo Teacher at Clovis Unified School District

Agenda | Power Point Presentation | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)


May 15: From Standards to Practice, Creating a Working Plan

Presentation by:
Osnat Zur, Senior Program Associate at WestEd; and
Elizabeth Magruder, Teacher and Early Education Consultant.

Agenda | Power Point Presentation | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)


April 17: TK Classroom Environment

Presentation by:
Linda Cochran, Program Specialist, California Preschool Instructional Network, Region 5, Early Learning Services Department, Santa Clara County Office of Education; and
Elia Garcia, Transitional Kindergarten Program Specialist for Santa Clara County Office of Education.  

Agenda | Power Point Presentation | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Jan. 2014: Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Guide

A Resource for California Public School District Administrators and Teachers

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)


Oct. 2013: Small Group Instruction

Effective Use of Large and Small Group Instruction in the TK Classroom Pt. 2

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

 
Sept. 2013: Large Group Instruction

Effective Use of Large and Small Group Instruction in the TK Classroom Pt. 1

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

 
May. 2013: Culture & Language in TK Pt. 2

Culture & Language in TK: Supporting Teachers, Families and Children Pt. 2

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Call Materials:

Culturally Responsive and Relevant Teaching and Learning Handout

Classroom and Family Engagement Rubric


Apr. 2013: Culture & Language in TK Pt. 1

Culture & Language in TK: Supporting Teachers, Families and Children Pt. 1

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Call Materials:

Family Culture and Home Language Questionnaire

Supporting TK Teachers on Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropiate Practices

Families and Teachers in Dialogue


Mar. 2013: Parent Outreach Toolkit

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Call Materials:

Parent Outreach Toolkit

Feb. 2013: Mathematics in the TK Classroom

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Jan. 2013: Supporting and Encouraging P-3 Efforts

Making A Difference: Working with States, Districts, and Schools to Support and Encourage Their P-3 Efforts

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Dec. 2012: Integrated Approaches to Writing

Developing Young Authors in TK: Nurturing the Whole Child Through Integrated Approaches to Writing

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Oct. 2012: Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated Instruction in the TK Classroom

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Sept. 2012: Aligning Preschool Learning Foundations with Early Ed Resources

Aligning Preschool Learning Foundations with Key Early Ed Resources; Communications Update

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Call Materials:

Alignment of the Preschool Learning Foundations Document

TKCalifornia Resource Sheet

Senator Simitian Press Release


Aug. 2012:
Overview of TKCalifornia

Agenda | Powerpoint | Webinar (PPT + audio recording)

Apr. May, June 2012 TK Monthly Webinars

Please see TK Let's Go! webinar series (on the top right of this page)

Mar. 2012 TK Monthly Call

Voices from the Field, a Teacher's Perspective

Agenda | Recording

Call Materials:

ACSA's Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten Document

Feb. 2012 TK Monthly Call

Transitional Kindergarten Alignment (Preschool Learning Foundations and Common Core Standards for Kindergarten)

Agenda | Recording

Call Materials:

WestEd Transitional Kindergarten Presentation

WestEd Alignment Presentation Outline

Jan. 2012 TK Monthly Call

Overview and Discussion of Gov. Brown's Budget Proposal; Sample Board Policy for Transitional Kindergarten; Transitional Kindergarten Communications Resources

Agenda | Recording

Nov. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Summit; Transitional Kindergarten Planning Guide: A Resources fo Administrators of Public School Districts

Agenda | Recording

Oct. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Transtional Kindergarten: Findings from the Field, Professional Development for Transitional Kindergarten; Building an Advisory Committee to Support Transitional Kindergarten Programs

Agenda | Recording

Sept. 2011 TK Monthly Call

DRDP-SR Assessment Tool

Agenda | Recording

Aug. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Planning Process for the First Week of School

Agenda | Recording

Jul. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Transitional Kindergarten Toolkit

Agenda | Recording

Jun. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Transitional Kindergarten Website; Personalized Oral Language (s) Learning (POLL) Strategies

Agenda | Recording

May 2011 TK Monthly Call

Program Planning and Implementation; Parent Engagement Strategies and Communications

Agenda | Recording

Apr. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Transitional Kindergarten Standards and Developmental Practices

Agenda | Recording

Mar. 2011 TK Monthly Call

Getting Started: How Many Kids and Where to Serve Them?; District Enrollment Projections and Planning

Agenda | Recording