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As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rapidly escalates, educators are facing an unprecedented crisis. Hundreds of colleges and universities have moved to online instruction, and as of this writing, governors in 46 states have shut down all public schools. According to Education Week, the coronavirus has shuttered 123,000 schools, affecting 55 million students.
Teaching Strategies Chief Academic Officer, Vincent Costanza, weighs-in on best practices for educators and parents during the Covid-19 pandemic in The Hechinger Report article: Stuck at home with young kids due to the coronavirus? Here’s what to do—and not to do.
Mobile-friendly technology connects parents, caregivers and educators; brings research-based content and strategies into the home to boost school readiness.
Used in more than 3,000 child care centers nationwide, Tadpoles software will send alerts to protect children from “hot-car deaths.”
Watertown City School District implements play-based The Creative Curriculum® leading to more engaged students, classroom collaboration and better academic outcomes.
Districts partner with states to leverage the whole-child focus of ESSA and more effectively prepare children for success in school and beyond.
New study measures effectiveness of Teaching Strategies GOLD® Assessment to prepare Pre-K 4 SA children for kindergarten and beyond.
Kindergarten entry assessments help inform instructional practice and shine light on opportunities for improvement.
Trusting relationships in the classroom are the foundation for all teaching and learning. We can quickly discover and appreciate something special about each child in the room when we intentionally focus on getting to know them through observation.
Teaching Strategies GOLD® Assessment tool measures 100% of preschool graduates at Wilmette Child Development Center as kindergarten ready.
New from Teaching Strategies, The Creative Curriculum® for Kindergarten builds on decades of research and experience in early childhood education and supports hands-on, project-based learning.
New online platform MyTeachingStrategies™ earns prestigious industry recognition by SIIA; allows educators to seamlessly link curriculum, assessment and training to streamline instruction
Former Kindergarten teacher and state leader Vincent J. Costanza, Ed.D. to become Teaching Strategies Superintendent in Residence; Previously led New Jersey Office of Primary Education and Statewide Early Learning Challenge Grant.
Teaching Strategies newly expanded curriculum and resources offer early care providers high quality resources that support the development and learning of children.
Teaching Strategies, the creator of The Creative Curriculum®, has developed a kindergarten course of study focused on child-driven science and social studies topics that integrate math and literacy skills through play, hands-on activities, and center-based work.
Teaching Strategies expands The Creative Curriculum® from Pre-K into Kindergarten, empowering educators with hands-on, investigative teaching and learning experiences that help students make more seamless transitions into elementary school.
The new federal K-12 education law is opening the door for invisible assessment, giving teachers and districts access to a multiplicity of tools to gather data about student performance.
Ashley Mathis appointed President at Teaching Strategies to expand the company’s research-backed, award-winning resources into K-3 classrooms
BETHESDA, MD (January 17, 2017) – Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of curriculum and assessment resources for early childhood educators, announced today the appointment of Ashley Mathis as President. Mathis will be responsible for advancing the organization’s mission to provide high quality curriculum and assessment resources for children across the birth to third grade continuum.
The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos has been selected as a finalist for the Whole Curriculum Award for Innovation. The comprehensive, research-based curriculum provides a strong foundation and rich daily teaching tools to support exceptional caregiving and teaching for children aged 0-3 years, a critical time for development and learning. Learn more.
We’re seeing a growing investment in high quality curriculum in early childhood programs where teachers individualize to the strengths, needs, and interests of each child and create pathways for children who may be falling behind widely held expectations for their age.
Schools that are ready for Kindergarten can create truly life-changing opportunities for children and ongoing support and professional development opportunities for teachers.
DC Inno talks with Kai-leé Berke about her journey from teacher to CEO, and Teaching Strategies’ transition into EdTech.
Teaching Strategies expands award-winning The Creative Curriculum® into kindergarten in response to educator demands.
BETHESDA, MD (June 21, 2016) – Early learning pioneer Teaching Strategies today announced plans to expand The Creative Curriculum® to provide kindergarten teachers with a research-based, whole-child focused curriculum to support project-based teaching and learning.
American Association of Publishers awards Teaching Strategies’ GOLDplus® one of their top awards for innovative professional resources
PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 17, 2016) – Teaching Strategies, a leading early childhood education resource provider, has received the American Association of Publishers’ Innovation in Classroom Professional Resources award for their newest digital solution, which supports teachers’ ability to plan intentional instruction that meets the unique needs of each child during their early years.
May 16, 2016 (Bethesda, MD) – Teaching Strategies, a leading early childhood education solution provider, has been recognized by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for its innovative early childhood curriculum and digital teaching tools.
Teaching Strategies has been named a finalist for two 2016 REVERE Classroom Awards for Innovation. The Creative Curriculum® for Infants, Toddlers & Twos has been selected as a finalist for the Whole Curriculum Award for Innovation. The comprehensive, research-based curriculum provides a strong foundation and rich daily teaching tools to support exceptional caregiving and teaching for children aged 0-3 years, a critical time for development and learning.
HatchSync powered by GOLD® aligns popular early childhood games with GOLD® to provide insights into the development of early literacy and math skills essential for success in kindergarten.
May 10, 2016 (Winston-Salem, NC and Bethesda, MD) – Hatch Early Learning, the provider of research-based, classroom technology solutions, and Teaching Strategies, developer of The Creative Curriculum® and GOLD®, today announced a partnership to make it easier for educators to capture information about children’s learning through a child’s independent play.
Survey of over 800 practitioners shows the vast majority of early education teachers are confident technology users; expanding broadband quality and access to devices seen as opportunities
BETHESDA, MD. (March 3, 2016) – Teaching Strategies, developer of the most widely adopted early childhood assessment and curriculum in the U.S., announced today new survey findings showing that a large majority of early childhood educators have access to some form of technology in the classroom and feel confident in their ability to use it. The organization’s first Early Childhood Technology Survey examined the use of technology in early childhood classrooms, polling more than 800 early childhood educators nationwide on their attitudes toward technology as well as frequency and use.
Large-scale study of nearly 25,000 children leads to a shortened option for kindergarten entry assessment for the 2016-17 school year
BETHESDA, Md. (February 4, 2016) – Teaching Strategies, today, announced the release of a new option for kindergarten entry assessment, which reduces the number of items required to evaluate a student’s level of school readiness by over 50% and cuts the time required to administer the assessment in half. The streamlined assessment is based on an extensive literature review that identified the objectives that are most critical to assess during the first few weeks of school, in order to provide a complete picture of children’s development and learning.
Kai-leé Berke brings classroom expertise to new role as CEO of Teaching Strategies
BETHESDA, Md. (October 29, 2015) — Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of curriculum and assessment resources for early childhood educators, announced today the appointment of Kai-leé Berke as Chief Executive Officer. As a former classroom teacher and preschool administrator, Ms. Berke brings a deep understanding of the early childhood field to this new role.