The Play Principle

The Play Principle

SCORE Enriches Relationships, Fosters Communication, and Increases Learning Retention

SCORE : (School - Communication - Organizational - Readiness - Enhancement)

SCORE incorporates visual strategies and signs to enhance children's skills to help ensure success in the home, school, and life!

Key Program Areas: 

  • Communication and Literacy
  • Social and Emotional learning
  • Self-regulation (self control)
  • Perserverence (determination)

SCORE Program Benefits:

  • Visual communication pathway that makes expressing children's feeling and emotions easier
  • Assists in providing children and families the ability to connect, creating a healthier transition to their environment
  • Using signs enables everyone to make direct connections, build trust, and foster understanding.
  • Lowers children's noise levels in the classroom
  • Children have a higher attention span and have a better connection with their peers, teachers, and parents.
Time to Sign, Inc. 
Early Childhood Education Programs
SCORE 9-Steps
  Learning   Workshop
  Training Video Eligibility Length
Step 1 Fostering Communication: Signing Fundamentals X X Beginer level 3 hours
  with in-class coaching and mentoring        
Step 2 Strategies for Classroom & Home Organization X X Complete Step 1 3 hours
  with in-class coaching and mentoring        
Step 3 Early Childhood Behavior Management X X Complete Step 1 & 2 3 hours
Step 4 Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning (SEAL) X X Complete Step 1, 2 & 3 3 hours
  with in-class coaching and mentoring        
Step 5 Understanding Our 4 Brains & Communication Languages X X Complete Step 1, 2 , 3 & 4 3 hours
Step 6 Everyone Can Sign: Special Needs X X Complete Step 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 3 hours
Step 7a SCORE Curriculum Implementation: Lesson Planning Part 1 (1st half of the year) X X Complete Step 1 - 6 6 hours
  with in-class coaching and mentoring        
Step 7b SCORE Curriculum Implementation: Lesson Planning Part 1 (2nd half of the year) X X Complete Step 1 - 6 & 7a 6 hours
  with in-class coaching and mentoring   Total Staff Development Hours 30
Step 8 Sign Language Fundamentals for Parents X X None 2 or 3 hour
Step 9 Yearly Refresher Training X   Completed Steps 1 - 7 6 hours
           
Frequency: All 7 Steps should be completed within 2 years
Step 9      Yearly Refresher Training should be held annually once the series has been completed