Title of Abstract

Reflections of Virtual Early Childhood Instruction in the Dominican Republic

Session Title

Education : Parents and Children

Faculty Mentor

Miranda Sigmon, Ph.D.; Crystal Glover, Ph.D.; Tenisha Powell, Ph.D.; Erin Hamel, Ph.D.; Melanie Sanders, M.S.; sigmonm@winthrop.edu; gloverc@winthrop.edu; powelltl@winthrop.edu; hamele@winthrop.edu; sandersm@winthrop.edu

College

College of Education

Faculty Mentor

Miranda Sigmon, Ph.D.; Crystal Glover, Ph.D.; Tenisha Powell, Ph.D.; Erin Hamel, Ph.D.; Melanie Sanders, M.S.

Abstract

One positive outcome of the COVID pandemic was the opportunity for Early Childhood Education students to plan and implement literacy-based lessons virtually in classrooms at a school in the Dominican Republic. During the Spring 2021 semester, Winthrop students taking early childhood methods coursework worked in small groups to plan and implement virtual literacy-based vocabulary and comprehension lessons for kindergarten through second grade students in the Dominican Republic. Initiated by Winthrop Alumni employed as elementary school teachers in the Dominican Republic, this virtual collaboration involved multi-layered educational opportunities for Winthrop students and faculty as they learned from and with students, teachers, parents, and administrators in a different country. This research focuses on the planning and teaching experiences as well as the instructionally-focused reflections and culturally-based reflections of these experiences.

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Course Assignment

READ 370 - Sigmon

Start Date

16-4-2021 12:45 PM

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Reflections of Virtual Early Childhood Instruction in the Dominican Republic

One positive outcome of the COVID pandemic was the opportunity for Early Childhood Education students to plan and implement literacy-based lessons virtually in classrooms at a school in the Dominican Republic. During the Spring 2021 semester, Winthrop students taking early childhood methods coursework worked in small groups to plan and implement virtual literacy-based vocabulary and comprehension lessons for kindergarten through second grade students in the Dominican Republic. Initiated by Winthrop Alumni employed as elementary school teachers in the Dominican Republic, this virtual collaboration involved multi-layered educational opportunities for Winthrop students and faculty as they learned from and with students, teachers, parents, and administrators in a different country. This research focuses on the planning and teaching experiences as well as the instructionally-focused reflections and culturally-based reflections of these experiences.