Domain 1: Environments



Session 1: Environments Matter

Session 2 : Environments Emerge and Environments Change


Stories About Environment

- Good Night Owl by Pat Hutchins
- Ish by Peter Reynolds
- This is the Place for Me by Joanna Cole
- The Bunny of Blueberry Hill by Tim Preston


Music and Moods

- Thunderdrums by Scott Fitzgerald (World Disc Productions, INc., 1990)
- Music & Menus Mexico (Mfd. for BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. under license D226205/1)
- Celtic Inspirations Guitar/Flute/Harp (Greenbrier International Inc. for Allegro Corporation, 2008)
- Thunderstorms Sounds of Nature (Greenbrier International Inc. for Allegro Corporation, 2008)
- Body & Soul Zen Garden Koto/Flute/Nature Sounds (Greenbrier International Inc. for Allegro Corporation, 2008)
- Movin' Groovin' Workout! (Direct Source Special Productions, Inc., 2003)
- Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin (Scholastic Inc., 2012)

Stories About Diversity

- The Family Book by Todd Parr
- Giraffes Can't dance by Giles Andreae
- Big Al by Andrew Clements Yoshienvironment.jpg
- Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore

Articles:

"Consider the Walls" by Patricia Tarr (Young Children, May 2004)


"Fiction vs. Informational Texts Which Will Kindergartners Choose?" by Marlene Ponte Correia (Young Children, 2011)



Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

- UDL at a Glance video
- www.cast.org

Print Rich Environment

- "Just for Me" free label maker from Environments
http://www.eichild.com/label-maker

- Boardmaker software from Mayer-Johnson
http://www.mayer-johnson.com/boardmaker-software/?gclid=CPKPkafdxbICFUje4AodMVAAng


Differentiated Instruction, Interventions, Adaptations

- squirrel video



Invitations

Elizabeth Jarman's Communication Friendly Spaces (CFS)
http://www.elizabethjarmantraining.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2&Itemid=6
- Books for Breakfast (pp. 32-33) video embedded
- Step Into a Story (pp. 34-35)


Early Language and Learning Reflection Tool (ELLRT)





Resources from Past Participants:

- Dolly Parton's Imagination Library Program
(children 0-5 yrs. receive a book a month)
- khanacademy.com (free math video programs)
- www.dealoz.com (rent / buy books and get best deal)
- my frugal adventures (free ebooks & magazine subscriptions, sample products and coupons)
- audible.com
- check local libraries for eBooks