Page Header

VPK Snapshots

VPK Snapshots Newsletter

Look for resources, professional development opportunities, upcoming events and more each month in VPK Snapshots.

January 2019

This issue includes information about

  • The Power of Sensory Play
  • New Training Coming - Language and Vocabulary Development
  • Designing an Outdoor Classroom
  • 2019 Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!

August 2018 

This issue includes information about
  • Back to School
  • First Day of Florida VPK
  • We’re So Happy You Asked…advice column

July 2018

This issue includes information about

  • The Ready Freddy Program
  • Florida Transition to Kindergarten Collaborative update
  • We’re So Happy You Asked…advice column
  • New Standards Training!

June 2018

This issue includes information about

  • The Importance of Reading Over the Summer
  • Using Technology to Encourage Reflection in Young Children
  • Upcoming Early Childhood Conferences
  • Early Learning and Developmental Standards Website

May 2018 

This issue includes information about

  • Book Embedded Vocabulary Instruction
  • Changing Math Mindsets
  • Summer Conferences
  • New Standards Website Now Available

April 2018 

This issue includes information about

  • Early Math: Partnering with Families
  • Summer Conferences
  • Standards Website

February 2018 

This issue includes information about
 Inspiring Scientific Inquiry…Florida Style!

  •  Standards Website

January 2018

This issue includes information about:

  • Think, Show, Tell Talk: Enhancing Children’s Language and Vocabulary
  • VPK Provider Kindergarten Readiness Rates

March 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Using Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) Intentionally with Young Children
  • What is STEM All About?
  • Children’s Week at the Capitol

February 2017

  • Understanding executive function and the role it plays in a child's early cognitive and social development.
  • How to prepare preschool children for their transition to kindergarten.

January 2017

VPK Learning Circle participants learn how important routines and visual schedules can be in a VPK classroom.

December 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Helping Children Deal with Tragic Events in the News
  • 23rd Annual Children’s Week
  • New training on Social and Emotional Development
  • Celebrate Literacy Week Florida!

November 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Service Learning: Citizenship in Action
  • Intuitive Math in Early Learners
  • 60th Annual FLAEYC Conference
  • Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 2018

October 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Reading about Autumn
  • Preparing For a Natural Disaster
  • 2017 NAEYC Annual Conference
  • Engineering in the Preschool Classroom

September 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Content, Interaction and Context: Three things to consider when using technology in the preschool classroom
  • Professional Development Registry
  • FLAEYC Conference Rescheduled

August 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Intentionally Extreme Classroom Environment Makeover
  • FLKRS 2017-2018
  • My First Day of VPK social media campaign
  • FCRR Receives Grant to Work with VPK Providers

July 2017

This issue includes information about

  • FLKRS 2017-2018
  • My First Day of VPK social media campaign
  • Transition to Kindergarten Focus Group

May 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Staying Kindergarten Ready through Summer
  • The BPIECE Tool for Practitioners
  • Summer Early Childhood Conferences

April 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Using Children's Literature to Teach Social Emotional Skills
  • Technology in Preschool
  • NAEYC Week of the Young Child

March 2017

This issue includes information about

  • Using Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) Intentionally with Young Children
  • What is STEM All About?
  • Children’s Week at the Capitol

February 2017

  • Understanding executive function and the role it plays in a child's early cognitive and social development.
  • How to prepare preschool children for their transition to kindergarten.

January 2017

VPK Learning Circle participants learn how important routines and visual schedules can be in a VPK classroom.

December 2016

This issue includes information about

  • Making the Little Things Count: Math Professional Development
  • Family Resource: Early Learning Parents' Pages
  • Florida Early learning and Developmental Standards Revision Project
  • Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! 2017: Save the Date