The VPK Class
What should happen in a voluntary prekindergarten class of 4-year-olds? What should it look like? What should the curriculum be?
Let's start with The Standards for Four-Year-Olds.
- Download a copy.
The VPK Teacher Toolkit can be helpful. So can these Sample Lesson Plans. And don't forget the comprehensive Bright Beginnings website.
When it comes to VPK curriculum, here are some resources.
- Curriculum Guide (Feb. 2012)
- Curriculum Choices for VPK Providers on Probation
To see what a 4-year-old should learn in VPK, there are a Teacher's Guide and a Child Portfolio. How do you prepare them for moving to kindergarten? Try these Transition to Kindergarten resources.