Early Childhood Development & Learning

Inserting Child-Initiated Play into an American Urban School District

WestEd Published Articles

WestEd's Julie Nicholson co-authors article published in American Journal of Play.Read More

Pre-K Mathematics Training Workshops: Register Today!

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WestEd's Early Mathematics Training Network will provide one-day workshops to select Region 9 Head Start programs. Read More

Recognizing Postmodern Intersectional Identities in Leadership for Early Childhood

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WestEd's Julie Nicholson re-examines the leadership concepts in the field of early childhood education.Read More

How Trauma Can Create Barriers to Students Engagement, Need for Trauma-Sensitive Schools

WestEd Published Articles

The need for trauma-sensitive schools is driven by barriers created by a student's past experiences. Read More

Register for 2018 Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) Trainer Institute

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Deepen your understanding of early childhood care and education. Register by October 6 for January 2018 PITC institute. Read More

Gender Creative Children in a World of Diversity in Gender Identities

WestEd Published Articles

WestEd's Julie Nicholson co-authors book review for Multicultural Perspectives journal.Read More

Public School State Snapshot Most Popular Download

Top 10 Downloads

Visit our top 10 downloads page for the latest popular resources to help all learners succeed. Read More

Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) Trainer Institute: Register by September 20

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Deepen your understanding of early childhood development and learning.Read More

Education Leadership Standards Resource Tops WestEd Best Sellers

WestEd Top Ten Bestsellers

Check out this month's top 10 best sellers from WestEd โ€” all focused on helping learners succeed. Read More

Research & Evaluation: Learn About Our Studies and More

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Our Research & Evaluation web section features studies, reports, news, and more. Explore today.Read More