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This module is presented to help orient the stakeholders and other concerned institutions within the scope of the curriculum with regards their inclusions, purpose and standards in the preschool education.

This module encompasses the topic about the components of Pre-school Education, as well as the purpose of each program.

At the end of the session, the participants should be able to:
1. identify the components that are included in the Pre-school Education determine the different kindergarten programs appreciate the importance of the components of Pre-school education thru role play, jingle or a song perform the task given by the teacher

3. 4.

ACTIVITY: Complete Me

Directions: Supply the arrows with what you think are included in the Pre- school Education for the total development of the learner.

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10157 Kindergarten Act Age Requirement for Kindergarten Level

All five-year-old children shall avail of the free and compulsory kindergarten education program.

Kindergarten Education Programs

Different Kindergarten Education Programs

1. The Kindergarten Regular

Program (KRP)
- is provided for the regular children as well as

the children with special needs; the gifted and those with disabilities. This program is handled by permanent teachers

This program aims to improve their readiness and foundational skills to be ready for primary grades.

2. Kindergarten

Volunteer Program

shall be organized to enrol five (5)year old children who cannot be accommodated in the KRP

3. Kindergarten Summer

Program (KSP)
This is an eight (8)-week program for five-year old children who have not availed of the ten (10)-month program either through the KRP or the KVP. This is for prospective Grade I enrolees who are supposed to be provided with readiness and foundational skills for them to be able to tackle formal Grade I work.

4. Kindergarten Education Program for Children with Special Needs

1. Head start Program for the Gifted
- This shall refer to a comprehensive program for the gifted and talented pupils in Public elementary schools designed to address the educational , aesthetic and social needs of children who manifest superior intelligence beyond their chronological age.

2. Early intervention Program for Children with Disabilities

- This shall refer to the program designed for children who are identified with special educational needs. The program provides services that will arrest further handicapping conditions of children with disabilities. This intervention can either be home-school or community-based.

Kindergarte n Curriculum

Medium of Instruction
The DepEd shall adopt the Mother tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) Method. The mother tongue of the learner shall be the primary medium of instruction for teaching and learning in the kindergarten level.

The Six Developmental Domains

1. Physical

Health, Well-being and Motor Development

- refers to a childs physical growth, health and safety, and the development of skills related to the use of large and small muscle groups

2. Social-emotional Development
- refers to the childs ability to know ones self, express and understand feelings, and relate to others

3. Character and Values Development

- refers to a developing understanding of justice and fairness, right and wrong, love and respect for different arenas of the childs life.

4.Cognitive/Intellectual Development
- refers to a childs ability to abstract, understand concepts and their logical relations, and to manipulate them to arrive at new ideas or conclusions

5. Language Development
- refers to a childs ability to understand and use language to communicate ideas, learn to acquire language skills in preparation for reading, writing and counting

6. Creative and Aesthetic

- refers to the childs awareness of and
development of their innate talent and creative skills. The domain includes music, visual arts, drama, dance and creative movements

Approach to Teaching Pre- school

Kindergarten curriculum adapts a thematic approach, focused on the following domains: Values Education, Physical Health and Motor Development, Social and Emotional Development, Cognitive Development, Creative Arts, Language and Readiness for Reading and Writing & Language, Literacy and Communications.

The Curricular Themes

Learning Activities
(1)The two-track method; (2) Interactive strategies; (3) Use of manipulative games; and (4) Experiential, small group discussions and total physical response (TPR) among others

Learning activities
The learning development materials shall consist of the following at the minimum: (i) Listening story; (ii) Small books; (iii) Big books; (iv) Experience story; (v) Primer lessons; and (vi) Lessons exemplars;

Assessment in Kindergarte n

To measure the childs readiness for Grade 1, DepEd will use the School Readiness Year-end Assessment (SReYa). SReYa cuts across the different developmental domains which is composed of performance, verbal/non-verbal test given individually and by groups.

Ten (10) test items are given in group while twenty (20) test items are given individually. The language of the SReYA will be the mother tongue. The different developmental domains are as follows:
Physical Health and Well-being Motor Development Mathematics Language and Literacy Sensory Perceptual Physical and Social Environment Character and Values Development Socio-emotional Development

Present the importance of the components of Pre-school Education in your most creative way. You are given 10 minutes to prepare and another 3 minutes for your presentation.

Cooperation Creativity Performance Content TOTAL

5 5
5 10 25

Thank you for Cooperating!