Teaching Emergent Learners


  • Basic computer file management knowledge, e.g. opening, saving, and uploading files, creating folders, basic word processing skills such as using tables
  • The ability to take a screenshot of your computer and paste it into a table.


  1. Computer
  2. Word Processing Software (MS Word, Word for Apple, etc.)
  3. Internet access
  4. Adobe Reader 11.1.01 or later required to edit and save coursework

Professional Learning Objectives

Using course text and recommended online resources, teachers will…

  1. Use tips for building strong home and school connections and dealing with difficult parents to construct a letter home that utilizes content learned in course content with 100% completion.
  2. Analyze three different student scenarios and justify supports for a strong home and school connection with 80% accuracy.
  3. Watch Video: Edutopia, Engaging Pre-K Learners and respond to questions with 80% accuracy.
  4. Use resources from the course and professional expertise to create Pre-K Activities with 100% completion.
  5. Use resources from the course and professional expertise to design a play center appropriate for emergent learners with 100% completion.
  6. Respond to Reflection questions with 100% completion.

Common Core Standards


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