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What is HighScope?

HighScope is a quality approach to early childhood care and education which has been shaped and developed by research and practice over 50 years. ... The central belief of HighScope is that children construct their own learning by doing and being actively involved in working with materials, people and ideas.

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What is the role of the teacher in high scope?

In the HighScope curriculum the role of the teacher is to support and extend the children's learning by observing and listening, asking appropriate question and by scaffolding learning experiences.

What are the 5 ingredients of active learning?

Five "ingredients" go into the "recipe" for this type of learning: materials, manipulation, choice, child language and thought, and adult scaffolding. All of these ingredients work together to produce a setting in which active participatory learning can occur.


What is High Scope plan do review?

The heart of the HighScope daily routine is the plan-do-review sequence, in which children make choices about what they will do, carry out their ideas, and reflect on their activities with adults and peers.

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Is High Scope an emergent curriculum?

High Scope is the ultimate form of emergent curriculum. This type of curriculum is focused around the interest and play of the child where a theme can change, week to week, day to day, and even minute to minute

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What are HighScope key developmental indicators?

Each KDI is a statement that identifies an observable child behavior reflecting knowledge and skills in the areas of approaches to learning; social and emotional development; physical development and health; communication, language, and literacy; cognitive development; and creative arts.

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