Life Skills

Young Learners - Learning and Laughing With Ms. Nicole and Ande Alpaca!

Learners will explore many topics about world around them in a fun social setting!
447 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 8 learners
Class

35 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

3-6

year olds

3-6

learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Description

Class Experience

Learners will demonstrate the following skills: (Aligned with the Colorado Academic Standards/Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines) 
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT:
*Social Relationships: Healthy interaction with adult and peers
* Self Concept and Self Efficacy: The perception that one is capable of successfully making decisions, accomplishing tasks, and meeting goals.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT:
* Engagement in English Literacy Activities: Understanding and responding to books, storytelling and songs presented in English.
* Expressive Language: The ability to use language.
PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT:
* Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation and balance.
* Fine Motor Skills: The control of small muscles (utensils, self-care, building and exploring) 
LITERACY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
* Book Appreciation and Knowledge: The interest in books and their characteristics, and the ability to understand and get meaning from stories and information from books and other texts.
* Phonological Awareness: An awareness that language can be broken into words, syllable and smaller pieces of sound.
* Print Concept and Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding.
* Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols of objects to represent something else.
* Reasoning and Problem Solving: The ability to recognize, understand, and analyze a problem and draw on knowledge or experience to seek solutions to a problem.
MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
* Number Concepts and Quantities: The understanding that numbers represent quantities and have ordinal properties (number words represent a rank order, particular size, or position in a list).
* Number Relationships and Operations: The use of numbers to describe relationships and solve problems.
SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
* Scientific Skills and Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain and draw conclusions.
* Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural and Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.
SOCIAL STUDIES KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
* Self, Family, and Community: The understanding of one's relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community and respect for diversity.
* People and the Environment: The understanding of the relationship between people and the environment in which they live.
CREATIVE ARTS
* Music: The use of voice and instruments to create sounds.
* Creative Movement and Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.
* Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.
APPROACHES TO LEARNING
* Initiative and Curiosity: And interest in varied topics and activities, a desire to learn, creativity and independence in learning.
* Cooperation: An interest and engagement in group experiences.
EACH WEEK ALL SNACK AND SHOW & TELL SUGGESTIONS WILL BE LISTED ON THE CLASSROOM PAGE.  THE FIRST WEEK IS LISTED HERE AS AN EXAMPLE.

WEEK 1: TREES, PLANTS, NATURE

TOY:  Find an object that is found outdoors/ in nature to bring to class to SHOW AND TELL about!  (Where did you find it? What is its 
          purpose in nature?) 

SNACK:  Bring a food item that can be found in growing outdoors in nature! We will learn how that food item ended up in your kitchen 
               after it was grown! 
 

*All items are optional but are intentionally planned to support learning in the classroom!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
An adult may want to be in the same room as their learner in case of any technical difficulties.  

Teacher

Nicole CloutierLicensed Elementary Teacher, M.A.
447 total reviews
671 completed classes

About Me

Kids have been a part of my life since I was one!  From babysitting, camp counseling and working in Early Childhood Educational facilities to teaching all subjects to elementary school children in public/private schools and hospitals, to co-owning... 
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