What are Gelds standards?

October 25, 2019 Off By idswater

What are Gelds standards?

The standards are written as a continuum of skills, behaviors, and concepts that children develop throughout this time of life. They are divided into age groups for convenience and serve as a framework for learning.

Who should use the Gelds?

The GELDS are for parents, preschool teachers, infant and toddler teachers, directors, pediatricians, grandparents, principals, early interventionists, inclusion teachers, etc.

Is Gelds a curriculum?

The purpose of the curriculum review and approval process is to identify curriculum models that best support Georgia’s Pre-K programs and are optimally aligned with the Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards (GELDS). The process resulted in an approved curriculum list for Georgia’s Pre-K Programs.

What are the five developmental domains included in the Gelds?

The standards have five domains of learning that are organized into strands, standards and age-appropriate indicators – physical development and motor skills; social and emotional development; approaches to play and learning; communication, language and literacy; and cognitive development and general knowledge.

What is decal koala?

DECAL KOALA is an online resource that is available to all licensed child care programs, approved exempt programs and registered support centers.

What is voluntary pre kindergarten program?

The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program — or VPK — prepares early learners for success in kindergarten and beyond. VPK helps build a strong foundation for school using educational material corresponding to various stages in a child’s development.

What does Bright From the Start do?

Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is responsible for meeting the child care and early education needs of Georgia’s children and their families. We are located in downtown Atlanta, in the East Tower of the James H. “Sloppy” Floyd Building.