Early Childhood Development & Learning
Including Relationship-Based Care Practices in Infant-Toddler Care: Implications for Practice and...
Caring for Young Children While Sheltering in Place
Behavioral Assessment of Baby’s Emotional & Social Style (BABES) Toolkit: Intervention...
Protecting the Privacy of Personal Information in Integrated Data Systems: Disclosure Avoidance Methods
This paper provides information on disclosure avoidance within the context of an integrated data system.
Using a Legal Framework Approach for Integrated Data Systems
This paper provides information for states, public agencies, and other parties interested in facilitating data sharing and implementing Integrated Data Systems (IDSs).
California Statewide Early Math Initiative: Evaluation Report of the Professional Learning and Coaching Model
This report summarizes WestEd's evaluation findings related to the professional learning and coaching model implemented as part of the California Statewide Early Math Initiative.
Cultivating Caring Relationships at School: 15 Activities That Promote Staff and Student Connection
This toolkit contains 15 classroom-based activities that promote the development of positive relationships between staff and students.
Exploring the Powerful Role of Play in Early Education – Part 2: Play at the Center of the Curriculum
This archived webinar explores how teachers and providers can place play at the center of early childhood curriculum. The panelists describe how to design play spaces as environments for learning, invite children’s playful participation during daily routines, and support children’s play with others, especially when conflicts arise.
Exploring the Powerful Role of Play in Early Education – Part 1: Play Matters
In this archived webinar, panelists discuss why play is important to children’s learning and what each of us can do to re-center play as the primary context for early learning.
Resourcing Supports for Young Multilingual Learners with Suspected Disabilities in California: Learning Collaborative Recommendations
In order to help educators best support young multilingual learners, WestEd launched a short-term, cross-sector Learning Collaborative to improve collaboration, build knowledge capacity, and increase awareness of best practices related to integrated ELD instruction. This report details lessons learned and offers recommendations for policymakers and education leaders.
This REL West collection of resources helps schools and districts use data to design and carry out strategies to reduce chronic absence—from building community awareness to providing intensive one-on-one support for students and families.
Joyful Reading, Writing, and Creative Expression with Young Children
These REL West resources share practical strategies for teachers to promote joyful learning experiences—through interactive reading, creative writing, and the arts—for children in preschool through the early elementary grades.
The PITC Curriculum
The PITC Curriculum planning tools and strategies are designed to help family care providers and center-based teachers facilitate high-quality individualized learning and healthy development for children from 0-3.$350.00
A Place for Me: Diverse, Engaging Environments for Infants and Toddlers
This recorded session features Peter Mangione, Director of PITC at WestEd, in conversation with Mary Jane Maguire-Fong, author, consultant, and Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education at American River College, and Marcela Clark, Senior Manager at United Way Bright Beginnings.
Everyone Belongs: Creating Authentically Inclusive and Equitable Infant and Toddler Care
This archived session is the second in a series of online conversations, Providing Culturally Responsive and Individualized Infant and Toddler Care. The session features Senta Greene, Founder and CEO of Full Circle Consulting Systems, Inc., an international consulting firm specializing in the science of child and adolescent development, transformational leadership, community, and family engagement.
The Power of Culturally Consistent Care in Home-Based Settings
This archived session is the first in a series of online conversations, Providing Culturally Responsive and Individualized Infant and Toddler Care. The session features Eva Marie Shivers, Executive Director and Founder of the Indigo Cultural Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
California Statewide Early Math Initiative in Local Communities: Building Educator Math Capacity
This report summarizes the findings across two case studies conducted as part of WestEd’s evaluation of the California Statewide Early Math Initiative.
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