SC Early Learning Standard Quick Glance: Children engage in and sustain various forms of physical play indoors & out

South Carolina Early Learning Standards serve as the shared vision for educating SC’s children, focusing on the skills children need to experience school success. By providing this common set of Goals and Developmental Indicators for children, the hope is that family members, educators, administrators, and policy makers together can do the best job possible to provide experiences that help children be well prepared for success in school and life.

Today, we’re taking a closer look at Health & Physical Development, specifically the following standard surrounding play: Children engage in and sustain various forms of physical play indoors and out.

Check out the timeline below for key milestones throughout a child’s early development.

 

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Creating culturally responsive curriculums

Preschool teachers understand the importance of incorporating culture into the classroom. This article from NAEYC details nine ways to create a culturally responsive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) curriculum. See the roadmap below and go to NAEYC.com to read the complete article.

(Source: Broughton, Anthony & McClary, Michiko (2019), NAEYC, Teach Young Children)

Culturally Responsive Curriculum