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6 reasons why pacing guides (and other ploys to undermine teachers) won't improve student outcomes

PreKTeachandPlay.com Podcast

Release Date: 12/16/2018

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In this episode you'll learn about my six reasons that pacing guides, and other means to standardized curriculum, won't help young children thrive in school or in life.

 

This episode is for you if…

  1.  You’ve ever asked, “Why do we use pacing guides in Pre-K?
  2.  You’ve helped create a pacing guide and were left feeling less than satisfied.
  3.  You want to ensure all children in your program have the same opportunities but don't want undermine your teachers or standardize the process of early learning.

This episode's freebie is a handout that contains links to several Big Ideas for Early Learning resources. Go to https://prekteachandplay.com/podcast31 to request.