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How to Effectively Group Preschoolers for Small Group
Episode 3631st May 2023 • Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast • Ashley Rives
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How to Effectively Group Preschoolers for Small Group


Episode Summary

One of the biggest obstacles when planning for preschool small group is figuring out your groups.

Once you start planning, questions start festering up, like...

-What is my criteria for breaking students into groups?

-How many students should go in each group?

-How long does a student stay in a group?

-How should I refer to my groups?

details... so many details!

Listen in to the second episode in the Small Group Series as I walk you through grouping students for small group!

Topics Discussed:

  • Creating Groups.
  • How Many Preschoolers Should Be in a Group?
  • How Long Should a Student Stay in a Group?
  • How Should I Refer to the Groups?
  • What Should the Other Students be Doing?


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Are you a busy preschool teacher who loves gaining new ideas, perspectives and inspiration for your classroom? The Lovely Preschool Teachers Podcast is here to help you up your confidence in educating early learners in a quick, actionable way!

As an early educator who is still in the classroom, Ashley Rives will share the ins and outs of how she runs her classroom in a play-based, child-centered way. Each week, expect a new episode focused on actionable strategies to level up your abilities and confidence as a preschool teacher.

Ashley Rives is an early educator with over 17 years of experience and a strong passion to help teachers implement child-centered learning in preschool classrooms all over the world. You can follow her on Instagram @lovelycommotion or learn more at the Lovely Commotion Preschool Resources website:

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