The teacher greets parents as they bring children to preschool. He supports children as they engage with play activities. His warm, gentle manner is evident as he creates a climate of inclusion and quiet enjoyment. He uses music to invite children to join the group and engages them in songs and circle games where they practice English language and learn to follow instructions and work together. He reads a story to introduce concepts about similarities, differences and opposites. The teacher meets with a parent to discuss their child’s learning and development over the year and to plan for his transition to school.