Semillitas de Aprendizaje Teacher Guide ~ Manual del maestro

Managing Editor and Lead Author Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA. Contributing Authors: Juanita C. García, Ph.D., IDRA; Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., IDRA; Sylvia R. Manzano, M.A.; Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., IDRA; Bradley Scott, Ph.D., IDRA; Laurie Posner, MPA, IDRA



This teacher guide contains 10 units to lead your students through the Semillitas de Aprendizaje stories. Each unit has a set of classroom activities that include a morning song, storytelling, literacy connection with STEM explorations, center activities, phonemic awareness, writing and alphabet knowledge, English transition, family connections and informal assessment. In addition, we have provided planning tools connected to knowledge, skill and concept objectives along with suggestions for using technology in early childhood.

This guide is designed to correspond to the set of 10 Semillitas de Aprendizaje bilingual Big Books and Storybooks, the Cartitas series (letters home) and the 15 books in the Preschool Math Set.

The Teacher Guide is included in the Semillitas de Aprendizaje Classroom Master Set.

Bi-literacy Focus

• Blended Instruction

• Storytelling & Poetry Reading

• Vocabulary Development in Both English & Spanish

• Alphabetic Knowledge

• English Transition Activities

Interdisciplinary Units

• Life Skills

• STEM Focus

• Content Integration

Technology Integration

• Higher Order Thinking Activities

• Phonemic Awareness Exercises

Visit the Semillitas de Aprendizaje website for details and to see a sample classroom lesson, scope and sequence (two), and sample video clips from the Storytelling DVD.



Product Description

Managing Editor and Lead Author
Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA

Contributing Authors
Juanita C. García, Ph.D., IDRA
Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., IDRA
Sylvia R. Manzano, M.A.
Nilka Avilés, Ed.D., IDRA
Bradley Scott, Ph.D., IDRA
Laurie Posner, MPA, IDRA

(ISBN 978-1-935737-37-7; Three-ring Binder; 196 Pages; 2012; $150)

Technical assistance and training are also available from IDRA, including classroom demonstrations and observations, coaching for success and nurturing of innovations.