The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary


The Full-Day Early Learning – Kindergarten Program (draft)

The Full-Day Early Learning-Kindergarten Program (Draft version) is the complete draft version of the program document including the introduction and the learning expectations. The introductory portion provides a broad context for the document, including descriptions of play-based learning and the roles of the teacher and early childhood educator team. This draft document will be implemented in year one early learning program sites beginning in September 2010.

The Extended-Day Program – Full-Day Early Learning – Kindergarten Program (draft)

The extended-day program is an integral part of the Full-Day Early Learning-Kindergarten program. It is offered by teams of registered early childhood educators before and after the core day program. It completes a seamless program for full-day learning for 4- and 5- year olds.

Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program for Four- and Five-Year-Olds: A Reference Guide for Educators

This document accompanies the Full-Day Early Learning—Kindergarten Program document (Draft version, 2010-11) and is intended to serve as a guide for educators to facilitate conversations that will promote excellence in the Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program. The results of such conversations—and your individual and collective experiences in implementing the Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten Program—will provide a foundation for provincewide implementation and ongoing program quality improvement.

The Kindergarten Program, 2006 (revised)

Resource Documents Specific to this Grade

Other Policy and Resource Documents

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