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We are DOE: Darlene Sierra, 3-K and Pre-K Social Worker

“My work with 3-K and pre-K children, families, and teachers focuses on their social and emotional life,” says Darlene Sierra, a social worker helping to support 10 Staten Island early childhood programs as part of the DOE’s Division of Early Childhood Education. “What are we doing for each child so that they can feel good about themselves every single day? The goal is to create a sense of family and unity in our classrooms.” Darlene visits two programs each day. At the first, she greets families and children outside at drop off, before working with teachers and students in their…
January 24, 2020
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What Do Children Learn in a 3-K Classroom?

3-K for All brings free, full-day, high-quality early education to a growing number of three-year-old children in New York City. If you have ever wondered what young children learn in 3-K classrooms, now you can find out by viewing the first in our new “DOE 101” video series! https://vimeo.com/386237261 Some highlights from a day at Learning Through Play in the South Bronx: School staff welcome children and families to build connections upon arrival. The children then eat breakfast as a group, giving them opportunities to develop their language skills through conversations with fellow classmates and teachers. Then the class moves…
January 22, 2020

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